Square Foot “Gimmick” Gardening

You can grow "a lot" of food.  That is the bare bones sales pitch of square foot gardening. When my self reliance epiphany occurred, I knew one thing: I wanted to grow my own food. I also didn't know one thing: where do I begin?  While both of my parents were raised on farms, and …

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Garden Lottery

The itch is back. And its arrived a tad earlier than normal.  I'm not speaking of the dry skin that results from being cooped up for the winter enveloped in the heat delivered by forced air, radiator, or wood fire. No, I'm talking about the gardening itch that many of us get about this time …

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