Gardening

Greenhouse, late April

Greenhouse: Part 2

It has been a while since I last wrote about the greenhouse. Since then there have been the usual ups...

Greenhouse

Greenhouse: Part 1

In my Spring 2016 entry, I briefly mentioned that a greenhouse was in the works. As of writing this, construction...

Composting Leaves

Great Leaf Roundup, 2016

In my article on composting, I mentioned that last year I went around during yard waste collection week and carted...

ZSC Presentation Resources

Tamara and I recently put together a presentation on food production for Zombie Survival Camp during which we recommended the...

Leaf Mould in the Raised Beds

Composting

Of the many things with which you must concern yourself if growing your own food, soil nutrients and soil ecosystems...

Water Collection System - Filling the Top

Water Collection System

In 2009, after replacing the decaying shingle roof with a standing seam metal roof, we began collecting rainwater off of...

Started plants

Spring 2016

It really is starting to feel like spring is here. This is a busy time of year so I figured...

Asparagus seedlings

Asparagus

It is hard to put into words the value of an asparagus patch. Although they take years to establish, once...

Raised Beds

Raised Beds

The advantages of raised beds are numerous and range from decreased need for weeding through to the ergonomic benefits to...