Wisteria sinsensis flowers.
Wisteria sinsensis flowers.

Introducing our new heirloom Seeds of the Month club

growjourney heirloom seeds of the month club

We’ve been a little quiet over the past few months, but we think we’ve got a good excuse. We’ve been putting all of our spare time into a project that [...]

Three of Our Favorite Wild Edible Flowers of Spring

Wisteria sinsensis flowers.

They’re pretty. They smell wonderful. And they taste amazing. Here are our three favorite wild edible flowers of spring…What are yours?

Realizations From Killing and Eating An Animal We Raised Ourselves

Tyrant Farms - Welsh Harlequin ducks

What lessons about life did we learn from the death of our duck? The answers may surprise you.

Our First Duck Eggs… Plus Some Egg-Laying Tips

Marges First Egg (duck eggs)

Our oldest Welsh Harlequin duck, Lady Margaret Thrasher, laid her first eggs today!

A Visit to Windy Hill Orchard & Cidery

Windy Hill Orchard hard ciders - York, SC

We recently went to York, SC to visit Windy Hill Orchard & Cidery, a multi-generational, family-owned apple farm that produces our favorite hard ciders.

Hibiscus: A Tasty Addition to Your Edible Landscape or Garden

hibiscus calyxes

Hibiscus tea, hibiscus jelly… yep, hibiscus plants don’t just make beautiful flowers, they can also make wonderful edible plants!

A Fowl Battle: Ducks vs Chickens

Bob von Kitten watches over his ducklings.

Ducks vs chickens: find out which type of fowl comes out ahead in a side-by-side comparison for backyard (or farmyard) egg production.

RIP Cindy (2009 – 2013). You’ll Be Missed.

sunset

Tyrant Farms is named in honor of the benevolent dictator, Susan. However, there is another lady who has played an integral role in creating our little slice of edible paradise [...]

Introducing the Chicken of the Woods Mushroom (Laetiporus cincinnatus et al)

Laetiporus cincinnatus - Chicken of the woods mushroom

Meet a wild, native gourmet mushroom that can weigh up to 100 pounds and tastes just like chicken: Laetiporus cincinnatus, aka Chicken of the Woods.

How to Extend Your Tomato Growing Season

heirloom tomatoes - Tyrant Farms

Want to extend your tomato growing season in order to get another round of big yields before first frost? Come find out how!

How to Grow Strawberry Plants From Runners

Oscar von Kitten with a strawberry runner - Tyrant Farms

Want to have a garden or yard full of more strawberries than you can eat? Here’s how to grow new strawberry plants for FREE!

Three Permaculture Lessons From a Great Summer Growing Season

There are dozens of edible plants in this photo from Tyrant Farms.

It’s been a great growing season, despite record rains that devastated nearby farms & gardens. Here are 3 permaculture lessons we learned this summer…

Recipe: Soft and Chewy Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Sun-dried tomatoes at Tyrant Farms!

Trying to figure out what to do with all your extra tomatoes? Easily make soft and chewy sun-dried tomatoes!

Salsa Verde Recipe With Homegrown Tomatillos

organic tomatillos for salsa verde

Here’s a delicious salsa verde recipe that only takes a couple of minutes to make in your blender. Enjoy this summer treat!

Happy Pollinator Week! Here Are 3 Ways to Save the Honey Bees…

north american bumble bee - Tyrant Farms

Happy Pollinator Week! Here are 3 things you can do to help save our honey bees.