Growing Apple Trees
By Grit Staff | Oct 7, 2014
Have you ever dreamed about growing your own orchard of organic apples? Learn the tricks of the trade to being an orchardist at the Rodale Institute on November 1. Under the instruction of Don Jantzi and Jeff Moyer, you will be given the tools you need to grow healthy fruit trees that will provide tasty and nutritious apples for years to come. Discover the best apple varieties for your area, proper soil conditions, and more. Visit the Rodale Institute website for more info.
Garden Crop Rotation Simplified
One of the biggest obstacles for gardeners is crop rotation. This sounds like a simple task, but when you take into account which plants are companion plants, what type of soil each needs, and try to work those into crop rotation, well it gets a little confusing. Crop rotation is necessary whether you plant in […]
Beekeeping for Beginners: Common-Sense Guide to Bee Safety
It’s common bee safety knowledge that bees are defensive by nature, so don’t set off their warning bells is one beekeeping for beginners tip.
From One Novice Farmer to Another: Questions to Answer Before Beginning Farming
Bush hogging a field with the dog guarding Photo by Bradley Rankin Have you been thinking lately about taking the plunge and buying or leasing a small farm? If the answer is yes, then I would like to share with you my experiences since 2018 for finding, purchasing, and developing our 48-acre Kentucky farm. Learn […]