Food & Lifestyle Archives - Page 3 of 372 - Modern Farmer
Double Digging: How to Build a Better Veggie Bed

Getting ready to prep your beds for spring planting? Try this soil-friendly alternative to tilling.

Brian Barth
March 7, 2016
How to Build a Bio-Swale (and Why You Should Want To!)

A swell soil-building, runoff-reducing project for a cool fall day.

Brian Barth
November 17, 2015
How to Choose a Cover Crop

Planting cover crops now can improve soil quality for your spring planting. Our no-nonsense chart... (more)

Shepherd Ogden
October 21, 2015
How to Plant Garlic this Fall for Summer Harvest

Plant hardneck and softneck varieties this fall to yield next summer's harvest: bulbs for growing... (more)

Dan Sullivan
October 15, 2015
5 Things to Get Your Garden Ready for Winter – and Guarantee...

Gardener's secret: After the autumnal harvest, there are a few chores that will make life... (more)

Brian Barth
October 6, 2015
How to Grow and Harvest Grains in Your Backyard

Bread, beer, and pasta all originate with a planting of grain seed in fall. Be... (more)

Brian Barth
August 31, 2015
How to Harvest and Dry Herbs

Herb gardens will go dormant in a few months, but the desire to cook with... (more)

Brian Barth
August 17, 2015
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