The Glorious Garden Journal

One of the most rewarding things about growing a garden is learning as you go.  Keeping a garden journal will help you do this.  Whether you planted your first tomatoes this year or you’ve been tending a plot for 40 years, there are always new things to try and practices to improve upon.  Gardening is […]

Direct Sowing in 5 Steps

Direct Sowing Seeds in the Garden Spring is here and it’s time to get planting.  There are many ways to fill your garden with verdant, fruitful beauty.  Direct sowing is one of the simplest, lowest-input (and low budget) ways to grow vegetables. In the right circumstances, it has lots of advantages over growing or buying […]

Mushroom Cultivation with Inoculated Logs

How to Grow Mushrooms on Logs They’re delicious, healthful, beautiful and fascinating, so we’re going to teach you the basics of how to grow mushrooms. There are many kinds of mushrooms (over 10,000 known!) that live in all kinds of habitats.  Here we’ll focus on general cultivation strategies for decomposers of wood, including shiitake, oyster, reishi, […]