My Backyard Milpa

My Backyard Milpa

Culturally, a milpa is a holistic way to grow food in harmony with nature. This year, my milpa has the three sisters (corn, beans and squash) growing once again, as well as other vegetables and quelites (pot herbs) … click on title for more

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My New Seeds Have Arrived!

My New Seeds Have Arrived!

In cold-winter regions, every gardener goes through the process of feeling tired of being confined indoors, “growing vicariously” through reviews of gardening sites and seed catalogues, and planning the next season. Many make the promise to “just look, not buy any more seeds this year”, only to give in to the exciting new varieties, or items that have been on the wish list for too long … click on title for more