When it comes to a simple, productive and extremely low-maintenance way to garden, it’s hard to argue with the success of this year’s 5 gallon bucket planter box experimental garden at the farm! What all started from a simple suggestion
We have had quite a few emails over the last month inquiring about our 2015 garden experiments. Many wanted to know how the red plastic mulch in the tomato rows worked out – while others were curious about the method of growing
Although we wouldn’t trade our low-cost, hassle-free raised row gardening method for anything – (see: Growing with Simple Raised Rows) I have to admit that for a few select crops, using a couple of simple contained raised beds can make a lot
What’s a garden season without a few experiments? Gardeners are notorious for their adventurous spirit, trying all sorts of new contraptions and plant varieties in search of the next big thing. Each year, we try a few new different varieties and
Most people are completely shocked when they find out we don’t own a rototiller…and never will. The most common misconception about a rototiller is that they save time – and that you need one in order to have a great garden.
PART 4 of 4: Today is the 4th and final post of our four-part series, Planting A Simple Garden Using Raised Row Beds. If you missed any of the the previous weeks (part 1,2 or 3) – you can click on
One of our last projects in the barn will be the laying of the reclaimed brick floors – but before that can happen – we had to somehow find a home for all of the leftover wood from the two