In the automobile industry, the end of a calendar summer is the beginning of the next model year. So it goes with vegetables, but in carbon-neutral fashion. Garden fashion magazines depict the cultivation of flowers and food as a thoroughly bright, clean, color-saturated experience. But
My plan for free food by 2011 is underway. Having bought sugar snap peas and green beans as seed in 2010, I’ve harvested a portion for seed. The key is not only to pick them when they’re big and brown with paper-thin pods, but to
If you believe government agents are out to get you by having you eat supermarket vegetables, well, I suppose that heirloom vegetable seeds may appeal to you as well.
Big bluestem has a reputation as a sturdy plant that can adapt to many different soils, but still, I’m wondering how much I need to prepare the soil, removing the grassroots from the lawn, for example.