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 The goal in your garden is not to eradicate all insects, but rather to create a natural environment of balance where “good” insects are eating or parasitizing “bad” insects to keep them under control. A great way to insure … Continue reading
Tweet Herbs, in general, prefer full sun. Their flavor will generally be stronger when grown in sun, but there are several culinary herbs that do just fine in partial shade. Many herbs will not bloom when grown in shade, but … Continue reading
Tweet You can just tell that Angela England, the author of Backyard Farming on an Acre (More or Less) is a get-it-done type of person. On a half acre of land she and her husband raise fruit, vegetables, bees, chickens for meat … Continue reading
Tweet I wouldn’t know how to begin a discussion on gardening without beginning with the soil. When I teach a workshop, I ask people what they think of when they think “garden”. Most often, the answer has to do with … Continue reading
Tweet Mint is a member of the genus Mentha – plants with a strong menthol flavor. There are a number of varieties including spearmint, peppermint, apple mint, orange mint and even chocolate mint. Mint is a perennial which spreads rapidly and … Continue reading