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There are two effective tools I use in the spring for annual bed prep. One saves my back. The other turbo-charges my seedlings. And here’s the link for more info on the Broad Fork I use. Here’s the Link to get in on this spring’s Food Gardener’s Video Workshop!
This is the time of year people receive their seed catalogs. Many of the choices made here can lead to success or failure in a home food garden. This video will give you a quick overview on how to approach ordering seeds for your organic garden. It’s the best time of year to sit back […]
This year’s total solar eclipse got me interested in reading a few accounts of people over the generations who have experienced total eclipses first hand. Most are fun reads. The various descriptions of the observer’s experiences tend to touch on their involuntary emotional responses to watching the sun completely disappear during the day. A common personal reaction is […]
Earth Day What that means to me has changed over time. We all kind of make a collective nod to the planet once a year for all of its supporting services. And then we return to business as usual. But over the past few decades I've been immersed in projects in the realm of […]
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Well, it's that time of year again. The snow is gone, the weeds aren't here yet, but the seed orders came through and now it's time to get the soil blocks going. If you have never tried soil blocks, there are several reasons why you should. They save on plastic and trash They give the […]
by Tom Bartels Pin It Tweet How to avoid Exploding Tomatoes! Autumn freezes aren't the only danger when it comes to protecting your ripe tomatoes. Frequently a heavy rainstorm can inflict more damage due to splitting or "exploding" tomatoes. Here I go over a couple tips to protect your valuable harvest.
by Tom Bartels Pin It Tweet Get the latest fall garden tips! The steps you take in the fall garden can have a real effect on this year's harvest and next year's growth. Follow me as I walk through various garden beds and observe some helpful fall garden tips!
by Tom Bartels Pin It Tweet Cover crops are a critical tool for protecting the soil food web in your garden beds. It's not too late to broadcast some cover crop seed under the melting snow to keep it protected as it dries out this spring. Here is a brief list and web links to […]