Straw Bale Garden And Winter

Straw Bale Garden And Winter

Should You Use A Straw Bale Garden Over Winter? Among one of the most frequently asked questions we receive about establishing a straw bale garden is from people wondering whether it could be done over the winter season. The answer to that concern is, you sure can....
Urban Farming for Everybody

Urban Farming for Everybody

Shantae Johnson, co-owner of MudBone Grown, stands at the Oregon Food Bank’s Unity Farm, where her startup — which also provides education, outreach and advocacy around food justice and urban farming — is now growing food. Photo by Christen McCurdy Shantae Johnson and...
Growing Cucumbers Vertically

Growing Cucumbers Vertically

I have just recently started growing cucumbers vertically.  For many years I grew my cucumbers by the old traditional method.  Make a hill and plant a few seeds and let them grow out from the hill.  This worked and I got plenty of cucumbers.  However, I discovered...
Growing Mushrooms At Home

Growing Mushrooms At Home

One of the easiest and most profitable crops you can grow is mushrooms.  Mushrooms can grow in many different mediums.  Many are very inexpensive and readily available.  I have seen them growing in chopped up cardboard, paper, straw and leaves.  They can also be grown...