Susan Vinskofski, from PA, is an avid gardener. Susan is passionate about building soil because she believes that nutrient dense food begins in the soil. Susan blogs about gardening, foraging, real food and natural living.
Category Archives: Gardening
Tweet I’m always confounded when I drive through my neighborhood and see lawn care trucks at homes. The workers are inevitably loading grass clippings or fall leaves onto their trucks, and at the same time applying chemical fertilizers to the … Continue reading
Tweet Whether you have 100 acres, or just a rooftop, your piece of property is your homestead. Maybe you have flocks of chickens and herds of cows, or perhaps it’s just a pot on the balcony where you grow herbs. … Continue reading
Tweet Planting Don’t let the term fool you. Winter squash are heat loving, and are grown in the summer, just like summer squash. The seeds are planted in late spring after all chance of frost has passed. Their growing season … Continue reading
Tweet Soil, First! I always ask people what comes to mind when they think of gardening.The end result – the vegetables, or the flowers – are always what they mention. And that’s not wrong… why bother to garden if we … Continue reading
Tweet I grow Annabelle Hydrangea, and propagating a small cutting to grow a new bush is a relatively easy and straight forward process which would work for any type of hydrangea. What a great savings, considering hydrangea plants can be … Continue reading
Tweet Benefits of Mulch Each year, in the forest, leaves and needles fall providing a protective covering for trees. As they decompose, they nourish the soil. Mulch can provide the same nourishing protection for the trees on your property whether … Continue reading