Using Permaculture Zones to Plan a Homestead

Using Permaculture Zones to Plan a Homestead

Permaculture has a theory of “zones” to take into account when deciding on the layout of your homestead. Here is the case study of our homestead to demonstrate how to use zones to place items for best efficiency. Permaculture Zones are a system that...
How do You Know When Heritage Tomatoes are Ripe?

How do You Know When Heritage Tomatoes are Ripe?

This Summer I am growing a range of Heirloom Tomato varieties. The problem is all the different types of tomatoes are different colors. How do I know when heritage tomatoes are ripe and ready to harvest? It may seem obvious – tomatoes are ready to pick when they...
What to Plant in Your Summer Garden in July (or January)

What to Plant in Your Summer Garden in July (or January)

How do you know what to plant in your vegetable garden in July? Gardening information sure can get a bit confusing at times! First you need to discover what USDA Zone you live in. If you are looking for more information about vegetable gardening, I suggest that you...

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