20 Vegetables That Grow in Shade
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20 Vegetables That Grow in Shade

Wondering what vegetables grow in the shade? No matter where you might live, it can be tough to find the optimal conditions for growing vegetables.   From shade produced by nearby buildings to hefty tree limbs that block out the afternoon sun, finding a garden plot with the perfect amount of sunlight your plants need…

What To Do In Your Garden In April [Planting Guide]

What To Do In Your Garden In April [Planting Guide]

It’s April, and that means in most USDA gardening zones, there’s lots of work to be done!   Want the exact organic, non-GMO heirloom seeds we use on our homestead? We love Seeds Now!   We’re in Zone 7, so we’ve already set out our cool weather crops, and by the first week of April,…

5 High Protein Treats For Backyard Chickens

5 High Protein Treats For Backyard Chickens

Winter is here….and although most backyard chickens weather winter well, you might find yourself worrying about whether they’re getting enough protein. Your flock’s feathers are critical to their health during the winter. Feathers serve some important purposes, including protection from the wind AND keeping your backyard chickens warm. So, providing your hens a diet that’s…

Pumpkin Seed, Cayenne, & Wormwood Deworming Treat For Backyard Chickens!

Pumpkin Seed, Cayenne, & Wormwood Deworming Treat For Backyard Chickens!

If your chickens have worms, it can seriously derail their egg laying.   Worms (aka freeloaders) rob your hens of vital nutrients while making it more difficult to pass manure, and generally just trash the insides of your chickens – so you gotta get rid of them (and it doesn’t hurt to be proactive).  …

11 Vegetables You Can Start In August For A Full Fall Harvest
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11 Vegetables You Can Start In August For A Full Fall Harvest

It’s August, which means it’s time to start thinking about cool weather vegetables!   (Y’all were thinking about pumpkin spice, weren’t you?) [brid autoplay=”true” video=”453683″ player=”19074″ title=”Save tomato seeds with this tutorial!” description=”Save tomato seeds with this tutorial!” duration=”36″ uploaddate=”2019-08-21 17:23:10″ thumbnailurl=”//cdn.brid.tv/live/partners/14575/thumb/453683_t_1566408185.png”]   (This article is an excerpt from my #1 Amazon Best Selling book…

20 Vegetables You Can Start In July For A Full Fall Harvest
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20 Vegetables You Can Start In July For A Full Fall Harvest

It might be July, and you might be thinking your gardening window has slammed shut, but don’t despair: There’s still PLENTY you can plant for a full fall harvest.   (This article is an excerpt from my #1 Amazon Best Selling book Organic By Choice: The (Secret) Rebel’s Guide To Backyard Gardening. You can grab…