Recommended Reading

It’s raining today and the forecast is for a lot more of it the next few days. I decided to pull a few books off the shelf to flip through and gain inspiration. I’ve mentioned before that I have 4 huge bookshelves full of gardening, survival and homesteading books, so the task was daunting. What … Read more

Growing Maqui Berries

We’ve all heard about the health benefits of blueberries, acai berries,, strawberries and other fruits. But few people have heard about the Maqui Berry.  In fact, I hadn’t heard of it until recently. I was given a few seeds from a friend through our local gardening club. I planted them, not expecting much. However they … Read more

Growing Ashitaba (ANGELICA KEISKEI) Longevity Herb

I received a few seeds labeled “ASHITABA” from a viewer .  That was it. No other info. So I set out trying to find more information. Apparently this herb is native to China and can grow up to 6 feet high. The one thing that intrigued me most about it, was the fact that it … Read more

Growing Blueberries in Planter Boxes

I made these 2’x2’x2′ planter boxes out of redwood. The total cost for each was about $15. They are easy to build and classy. To build the boxes go here. To see how I grow my blueberries in them, watch the video below.

New Blueberry Plants Have Arrived

So I went and did it. I ordered 4 more blueberry varieties. As if the 5 I have already weren’t enough. In this video I will explain what varieties I ordered and where I purchased them. I guess it’s time for me to start planting now.