5 Arizona Backyard Ideas for Frugal and Easy Backyard Decor

5 Arizona Backyard Ideas for Frugal and Easy Backyard Decor

Arizona gardeners often contend with arid conditions and find ways to beat the heat. However, with the right Arizona backyard ideas, you can create a beautiful and productive space even in the most challenging desert environments.  Here are Five Eco-Friendly…

How to Harvest and Dry Elderberries [3 Best Ways!]

How to Harvest and Dry Elderberries [3 Best Ways!]

Elderberries are a delicious and marvelous ingredient from the wild larder. Whether you grow them or find them growing wild in your area, learning to harvest and dry them can be a great idea.  In this guide – we remove all…

10 Essential Things for Any Backyard Permaculture Garden

10 Essential Things for Any Backyard Permaculture Garden

The perfect permaculture garden is a garden that cares for people and our planet. It is a resilient space that helps you live sustainably and take only your fair share – returning the surplus to the system. And nature. But…

How to Break a Broody Hen Nicely [5 Humane Ways]

How to Break a Broody Hen Nicely [5 Humane Ways]

Anyone who keeps chickens will know that they can be very individual characters. What works for one of your girls won’t necessarily work for another. Trying to break a broody hen is one of those occasions when their quirks and…

Okinawa Spinach Growing Guide – Planting, Harvesting, and More

Okinawa Spinach Growing Guide – Planting, Harvesting, and More

Choosing perennial vegetables and edible ground cover plants can help you create layered, thriving, and biodiverse systems in your organic garden. In sub-tropical and tropical zones? Okinawa spinach is a great option to consider.  It’s delicious and easy to grow….

What to Plant in April for Each USDA Plant Zone

What to Plant in April for Each USDA Plant Zone

April can be a busy month for many gardeners. But of course, what you do in your April garden will depend on where you live. One of the most challenging things for any new gardener is working out what to…