Does this sound like you? You like the idea of growing your own food but have no idea where to start. Growing food can be a little tricky at first, and picking the right size project can make all the difference between disaster and delicious. Learn what size garden is right for you in “Why […]
Urban vegetable and fruit production.
My dog loves winter – I mean really loves winter. I, however, do not. Winter along the Front Range can be intense, sudden, and unrelenting. Temperatures drop, the wind howls, and the snow and ice always seem near. Winter is oft dreaded, but is a critical part of our year’s cycle. For proof think back […]
Considering how God-awful short our growing season is on the Front Range, maximizing our growing spaces is an absolute must to reap any type of respectable harvest from our backyard farms. Succession planting is one of the best methods for getting the most from our gardens, something I frankly suck at. Last year I tried […]
We’ve all heard that cover crops will help our garden soil. That being said, raise your hand if you feel you have a good handle on what a cover crop actually does, and more importantly how to use one effectively. Yeah, me neither. I really had no idea what a cover crop could do until […]