Fall Gardens: Get Started Now

The days are getting hotter, but they are also getting shorter.  Fall is coming, and with it, our opportunity to grow tasty …

Foraging for Wild Blackberries

One of the easiest wild foods to identify, wild blackberries are a popular fruit to pick and eat even among people who …

Harvesting a Pantry Staple: Garlic

Garlic planting and harvesting in North Alabama is on a schedule all its own.  Planted in late October or early November, garlic …

A Stink About Manure

For all of recorded history, and perhaps for the entire history of agriculture, animal manure has been used as a fertilizer to …

Strawberry Love

America has a love affair with strawberries.  The United States is the world’s largest producer of strawberries, to the tune of 36 …