Category: Homesteading

Food Forest – Perennial Vegetables

Perennial Vegetables Asparagus This seasonal delicacy provides B and C vitamins, iron, and calcium, and can thrive almost anywhere in the US except Florida and the Gulf Coast where the mild, wet winters prevent its dormancy cycle.  Give some thought

Food Forest – Persimmon Trees

Growing persimmons (Diospyros virginiana) is a great way to enjoy something different in the garden. Early explorers to American valued this tree, as did Native Americans who used the fruit, which hung on the tree into winter, for food during

Perennial Food Forest – Canopy Fruit & Nut Trees

A food forest is a gardening technique or land management system, which mimics a woodland ecosystem by substituting edible trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals. Fruit and nut trees make up the upper level, while berry shrubs, edible perennials and annuals

Weed and Fungus Control with Landscape Fabric and Soaker Hose

The best way to control weeds in the control is to start with prevention. Before planting vegetables in the garden, you can roll out landscape fabric down the rows where the vegetable plants will be planted. The fabric should be

Green Beans, the Easiest Garden Vegetable

Green Bean Nutrition: Green Beans (also called snap or string beans) are a great addition to most gardens, as they are easy to grow and delicious raw, stir-fried or steamed. They are also rich in many beneficial nutrients and phytochemicals. These include: Phytochemicals: