Wicking Bed Construction

Gardening is the corner stone of independent living and therefor of preparedness. That doesn’t mean insuring your food security has to be back breaking work! A raised garden bed can make gardening much easier for those with bad soil and or…


How to Grow Pine Mushrooms

Known by the more lyrical name Matsutake, pine mushrooms are a prized fungus with a high market price tag. They are collected in season and can command as much as $100 per pound. The North…


How to Make Cheap Garden Beds

You’ll have your best garden ever if you create permanent garden beds — whether they’re raised beds, at ground level, framed or unframed. Here’s how — and why — to create permanent garden beds and…



Spring 2018 Featured Vegetable Seeds

Each spring brings the anticipation of a new gardening season—and the promise of a bountiful crop of new vegetable varieties to grow in the garden. Spring 2018 is no different, with lots of new vegetable…


Spring Flower Seeds

Spring 2018 Featured Flower Seeds The best gardens are blooming with colors of spring and summer flowers that you have planted and grown with your own hands. While there are hundreds of varieties of flower…