Check out the photo gallery from Raíces EcoCulture’s Intro to Seed Saving Workshop with Rachel Dawn Davis in Highland Park, NJ, May 21, 2017.
Building a worm bin is simple, a great starter do it yourself project for a homestead, whether rural or urban. Vermicomposting requires very little work to produce rich, natural fertilizer for your gardens and process your food waste. Check out how on our D.I.Y. Friday column.
Reuse produce containers and plastic egg cartons to start your seeds indoors.
OPEN SESAME – THE STORY OF SEEDS by Nicole Wines “What makes a seed grow?……You need sunshine, you need water, you need love.”~Open Sesame – The Story of Seeds This […]
by Francisco G. Gómez So it’s been a month since we set up our new beehive; what a rush getting those incredible little creatures settled into their new home. It […]
Spring is almost here and it’s a busy time for Raíces EcoCulture. For weeks we have been thinking about, sorting, ordering, separating and sending out seeds. The soil is already […]
by Nicole Wines One option for gardening and small-scale intensive farming is building raised garden beds. It’s not a difficult process, it’s fun to build and you can get creative […]
There has been a lot of buzz about saving the bees lately. Beekeepers, environmental groups, farmers (who rely on the bees to pollinate up to 80% of their flowering crops), and even mainstream media outlets are all reporting a shocking decline in the bee population, especially honeybees, in North America and many regions of Europe. Here is a list of some plants that can be useful to both you and our pollinator friends in your gardens.
by Nicole Wines It’s been a mild winter in central NJ. The warm days have us already anticipating the beginning of our planting season, really just a few weeks away […]