Give green a go in your bathroom
Since Pantone named “Greenery” as colour of the year 2017, the trend for green interiors has remained popular. We look at this design trend in greater detail and what it means for your home interiors.
How to Prepare Garden Soil for Planting | Planet Natural
Healthy garden soil is the basis of healthy plants and a healthy environment. When the soil is in good shape there is less need for fertilizers or pesticides.
How to Grow Your Own Endless Mushrooms At Home
Image Credit: US Department of Agriculture @ Flickr The fleshy, fruiting bodies of the Kingdom Fungi, mushrooms can be found thriving on the mossy bark of trees and the shady soil beneath the umbrage of plants, preferring the dark and damp areas of the wild. Unlike green plants that, through the process of photosynthesis, convert...Read More
A Pea Trellis Fort - How Wee Learn
These little ones of mine do love their forts. And in the garden, their very most favourite thing to eat is the snap peas. So I thought that combining the two was just the thing to do! Sounds simple enough, except for the fact that my forts generally fall down quickly. And except for the...Read More »
What to Plant in September in Your Vegetable Garden
Are you wondering what you can plant in September? Depending on your zone, you might be surprised at all that you'll be able to grow this fall.
How to Grow Truffles in 7 Easy Steps and Make a Big Profit
Truly worth its weight in gold, the rare white truffle can now be grown in the United States. We show you how to grow truffles, with all the pros and cons.
Dark Knight Hybrid Pumpkin
Dark color adds a dramatic dimension to fall displays. Oval 8 to 10 pound fruits have deep ribs and retain their dark green coloring if picked early. Allow them to ripen on the vine and they turn a medium green with orange flecks. The fruits have a long shelf life ensuring they'll last through the fall season. Vines possess good tolerance to powdery mildew.
Black Nebula Carrot
75-80 days. Incredible dark purple, almost black colored carrot. The color reaches throughout the root. Roots are 9-10 inches long and tapered. Best when eaten young or roasted, color does not blanch when cooked. These fruits remain purple after cooking. During the spring consider using the roots for egg or fabric dye.
How to Grow Your Own Shiitake Mushrooms - The Hippie Homesteaders Blog - Heirloom Gardener
This blog post gives instructions on how to grow your own shiitake mushrooms on logs in about six months.
5 Easy to Identify Edible Mushrooms
If you are a beginning mushroom hunter, these five easy to identify edible mushrooms are a great place to start. Learn how to forage for wild mushrooms!