The basic principles that mark the creation of a landrace are just as applicable to plants as to animals.
While you can (and should) develop your own approach to tomato-growing, The Tomato will help you think through your method.
When to Start a Garden
When is the right time to start a garden? Rather than refer you to average frost dates, let's try a different approach and take a cue from nature.
Gardening Without Irrigation
Gardening Without Irrigation by Steve Solomon runs counter to everything you know. Nevertheless, it is an excellent introduction to an alternative method.
To fully embrace plant-positive thinking, we must believe that abundance is actually an integral part of nature. We must recognize the wise design behind the system.
Can Gardeners Save Seeds from Hybrid Plants?
Seeds from hybrid plants will not come back true to type. But does that mean gardeners should never save seeds from hybrids, ever? Of course not.
Lifespans of Common Orchard Fruits
The following is a list of common orchard plants and the lifespans you can expect from them.
What is Vermiculite?
Vermiculite is a natural mineral (magnesium-aluminum-iron silicate) that is heat-treated until it expands and curls, creating a light, fluffy texture.
14 Compost Safety Tips
How do we reap the benefits of compost while keeping pathogens from contaminating our fruits and vegetables? Here are some suggestions.
Best Grasses for Kansas Lawns
Growing a perfect lawn can be difficult in Kansas due to our challenging climate and soils. The solution is to choose grasses adapted to Kansas conditions.