rhubarb bonanza

I probably mentioned this already but the town historian tells us that years ago before the property we’re living at became neglected, this house had the best vegetable garden around for miles. She pointed out to this overgrown field near the pond as the former site. It’s so hard to believe looking at it now. When we moved…

How To Grow A Dream Garden On $100 Per Year

I’m not sure where The Empress of Dirt has been hiding all my blogging life but now that’s I’ve found her,I’m doing the blogger thing and making sure you all know about her ,too. If you’re trying to grow your own chow on a budget, this is how you do it. This is very much…

My Upcycled Cucumber Trellis

I have a very small space to garden in , so I need to grow up as much as possible. I had a terrible gardening season this year. I dealt with a stubborn , jerky woodchuck and masses of greedy slugs. We live on a creek bank, perfect breeding ground for tons of slugs. There…

Why “Grow Your Own Food!” Might Not Be So Easy For Poor People -Part 2

After publishing my last post about obstacles to gardening when you’re poor, I realized there were maybe one or two points I missed…but then I read my emails and discovered there was more than just one or two things I neglected to mention!  Thank you everyone who shared their individual experiences and gave feedback. More…