How to Grow Great Lettuce

Homegrown lettuce is tasty and rewarding. In fact, when you grow your own, you’ll be amazed at how much lettuce you can harvest, even from a small area. Additionally, lettuce comes in many more shapes, colors, and flavors than you’ll find at the store; growing your own will open the door to a beautiful and […]

How to Save Tomato Seeds in 3 Steps

tomatoes for seed saving

It’s easy to save your own tomato seeds. We’ll walk you through the three basic steps to do it at home. Since tomatoes are self-pollinating, your seeds will sprout up plants that bear the same kind of fruit that you harvested them from. That is, of course, unless you’re using GM or hybrid tomatoes. Read […]

Soil and Water Testing

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Soil and water are two foundational elements of gardening, farming, homesteading, permaculture…and life on Earth. But soil and water are not homogenous materials. In fact, they’ve got myriad different qualities around the globe and even around one garden or homestead. When you’re starting out, it’s pretty easy to test your soil and water to get […]