Back to Eden Gardening

The basic method of the Back to Eden garden is layering. The main ingredient is wood chips. It is not recommended to start your Back to Eden garden in the spring, because the wood chips need time to break down. However, with some compost/manure, we were able to do it this spring. What we did…

Composting

Making your own compost is the easiest, yet most beneficial thing you can do for your garden and the environment. And best of all…It’s FREE!

Cucumber Trellis

Growing cucumbers is fun, easy and very rewarding!   If planted in fertile, evenly moist soil they are almost guaranteed to give you a bountiful harvest. They love direct sunlight too, so pick a sunny location! Like many other vine crops, cucumbers like their water. Make sure to work plenty of compost into the soil to help it retain moisture…

Homesteading 101

This blog is going to be where we will share with you, our thoughts and ideas of what we call Community Homesteader, or just getting back to a more basic way of life…