Bringing Back Victory Gardens!

During WWI and WWII Americans (and residents of many other countries) banded together to help supplement the food supply chain amid food rationing and shortages among agricultural workers. During WWII, 1/3 of the vegetables produced in America came from the over 18 million Victory Gardens. Growing a Victory Garden not only helped to feed your …

Rabbit Manure in the Garden

Sweet little wiggly noses, cute puffball tails, soft silky ears – there are so many reasons to love rabbits!  Some backyard farmers are hesitant to add rabbits to their little farm because they don’t raise animals for meat.  Rabbits are so much more than a source of rapidly reproducing meat! I keep Angora rabbits, usually …

Companion Planting

Did you know plants have best friends and enemies?  Your garden beds might as well be a catty high school cafeteria and you don’t want the potatoes sitting down at the tomato’s table.  Ok maybe it’s not quite that bad (maybe I just have too many teenagers running around my house!).  But plants do have …