In this week of Hour-A-Day Gardening . . .Join in our 100 days, 100 hour gardening challenge and be entered in a raffle for prizes. Follow along by checking out the hashtag: #100days100hourgardeningchallenge. Finally, Dry Conditions I am sure I’ll regret this when we are in the increasingly common drought conditions later in the summer, … More Drying Out: Hour-A-Day Gardening
In this video we show the best methods to seed home-scale grains. … More Grow Your Own Grains, Part 1: Best Seeding Methods — Low Tech Video, No. 24
In this week of Hour-A-Day Gardening . . .Join in our 100 days, 100 hour gardening challenge and be entered in a raffle for prizes. Follow along by checking out the hashtag: #100days100hourgardeningchallenge. Rain, Cool, Repeat While we need the rain, it has been spaced out and interspersed with cool, cloudy weather, meaning the ground … More Rain Continues: Hour-A-Day Gardening
Join in the 100days100hoursGardeningChallenge and not only do you get a garden full of food, but we’ll enter you in a raffle for garden-related prizes!
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In this week of Hour-A-Day Gardening . . . Every Type of Weather This week had everything, from hot to cold and rain to sun. We need the precipitation, as we’re still in a deficit from last year, but with rain every other day or so, the ground never dries enough to prep the fields … More Hot, Cold, Rainy, Sunny: Hour-A-Day Gardening
In this week of Hour-A-Day Gardening . . . Cool, Windy, and Rain Another cool week with rain and a few days of high wind. It made work even more herky-jerky than it normally is for us juggling two small children with garden work. Plus our bee work kept us away from the gardens for … More Windy Weather: Hour-A-Day Gardening
In this video we show the best methods to grow potatoes based on our funded research study. … More Grow Your Own Potatoes — Low Tech Video, No. 23
In this week of Hour-A-Day Gardening . . . Snow Continues It has been tough to get anything done in the garden because of the rain and snow this last week. I was able to wrap up maple syrup season, but this doesn’t count towards hour-a-day totals. We needed the moisture, but it’d be better … More April Mud: Hour-A-Day Gardening
In this episode we harvest a deer and turn it into hamburger, canned stew meat, sausage, and soap! … More Foodmageddon, Episode 26: Venison
Long-time readers of the LTI blog will remember that I used to track my gardening hours under the rubric of doing an hour a day through the growing season. My last post under this title was in late 2019, and I shelved this idea while we ran the Foodmageddon simulation in 2020–21 and then did … More The (Triumphant?) Return of Hour-A-Day Gardening