Spring is only a month away, and with spring comes gardening season. Now is a good time to check the germination rates of those seeds you have stashed away in the basement—before you need to plant them! You Will Need Seeds. Paper towel. Large Ziploc bag. Instructions Lightly moisten a square of paper towel. (TakeContinue reading “How to Test Seed Germination Rates”
The Family Garden Journal published by Homestead on the Range is now better than ever!
Gardening in Kansas is quite a bit different than gardening in most other states—and that can be both good and bad.
If you enjoy country living, you have an excellent opportunity to make and grow gifts that will touch others. Need some inspiration? Consider these ideas.
Fruits, vegetables, herbs, ornamental plants—it’s all here, along with a diverse array of natural gardening tips and techniques.
If you have never planted a garden before, you may still be hunting for resources. We’ve pulled together a short list of posts, links, and books to help you out.
To make it easy to find ways to use your homegrown produce, Bartholomew has organized the All New Square Foot Gardening Cookbook by vegetable.
Practical but inviting, The Christian Kids’ Gardening Guide by Rebecca Park Totilo makes the gardening process fun and simple.
Designed for small-scale gardeners, Square Foot Gardening involves building a box, filling it with perfect soil, and planting only what you really want to grow.
Saving money on seeds is not that difficult. Just a little time and care will go a long way in reducing waste and making wise purchases.