Million Gardens Movement Archives - Page 6 of 10 - Modern Farmer

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How to Test Your Soil

Not pleased with what you pull from the ground? Your dirt may be to blame.... (more)

Shepherd Ogden
March 29, 2016
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 Make a Medicinal Tincture, Just in Time for Cold &...

Harvesting herbs for tea is the simplest way to make use of medicinal plants, but... (more)

Brian Barth
September 21, 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