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A huge, easy-to-grow mushroom, the King Stropharia is an ideal mushroom for organic & permaculture gardeners and farmers to cultivate… and eat!
Want to protect your seedlings or extend the growing season? Here’s a guide showing you how to make a large, mobile hoophouse/small greenhouse on the cheap.
One of the many benefits of growing your own pumpkins instead of buying canned pumpkin from the grocery store, is that you can eat nearly every part of the plant, including the flowers, leaves, seeds, and flesh. Plus, if you’re like us, you might also enjoy growing unusual heirloom varieties of pumpkins while ensuring that your pumpkins don’t contain any pesticides or other synthetic chemicals that could hurt you or your family.
While you might not be inclined to go make your own acorn flour after reading this post, perhaps you’ll understand why someone else might be, why it’s something worth doing, something worth investing the time into, something that can reconnect you to the essence of what it means to be in a relationship with the earth… providing a personal, visceral connection to a planet and a history we all share—and are stewards of—as human beings.
You may have noticed from our photos that The Tyrant and I love mushrooms. That wasn’t always the case. We used to think that mushrooms were just the little white tasteless button variety that we saw in the grocery store, or perhaps the portobello mushroom, which isn’t that much of a step up from the white buttons. That all changed about 4 years ago.
We have a number of large trees in our yard and border woods here at Tyrant Farms. As we continue to learn to look at nature as a beautiful, fascinating grocery store that’s open 24-7, we’re also learning to see trees in a much different light.
How to outsmart and keep rodents off your melons, fruits, and veggies We love melons, and there are tons of delicious varieties of heirloom melons that can be grown in …
How to make your very own worm bin using recycled materials! (post coming soon)