Yuma Lettuce Days in Arizona
Lettuce Days will sprout up, down on the farm soon. The annual “feastival” that celebrates the area’s agricultural abundance will take place February 28 through March 1 at the University of Arizona’s Yuma Agricultural Center, a working research farm in the Yuma Valley just west of the town. The event typically features celebrity chefs and cooking demonstrations, entertainment, a giant salad bar, and a farmers’ market. For more information, visit the Yuma Lettuce Days website.
Grow Great Garlic: Tips from Years of Growing
Photo by Sarah Joplin Any time you have even relative success in the garden, it is cause for celebration. I’ll admit that garlic is pretty easy to grow, but like anything, the added qualifier is: if you know how. We’ve grown garlic for a number of years and learned along the way. In turn, our […]
A Guide to Broadleaf Grains
Longtime Maine farmer and homesteader Will Bonsall shares his knowledge and experience with various broadleaf grains.
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 […]