How can you know moisture is getting deep enough into the soil to benefit your plants. Is there an easy way to find out? Yes there is – a simple (homemade) soil probe will do the trick. The Garden Professors show us how.
You are invited to submit a video of your Back to Eden garden to be featured in our upcoming Back to Eden Gardening Summit, a free, virtual, 1-day event featuring many of the world's leading regenerative no-till gardening experts including Paul Gautschi. Our goal is to show how Back to Eden Gardening is benefiting gardeners from diverse regions, climates, and soil conditions around the world. All you have to do is upload a short video (no longer than 5 minutes) that features you and your Back to Eden garden.
Greg Judy is one of the go to experts for grazing sheep in the regenerative ag world. My favorite part of this Q&A (other than all the cows milling around in the background) is when Greg talks about the benefits of sheep versus cows. This isn't a cows vs sheep thing, I just believe more people could benefit from learning the differences between these two ruminants and what each is good at. Enjoy Greg's no nonsense answers!
"Let’s put our boots away in their cubby so we know right where to find them later and we don’t get frustrated. To my complete and total surprise, the kids were like, yes. Let’s do that. That makes sense." As homesteaders and farmers, I think we are better than average at thinking about today's actions and how they affect "future us" and many generations down the line. This article is a good reminder of ensuring that every decision we make, no matter how small, should be viewed through the lens of "future us".
Via Modern Farmer -- Last week, the CDC (currently one of the least popular federal agencies) announced it's investigating a Salmonella outbreak linked to backyard poultry. There have been 163 illnesses and 34 hospitalizations reported in 43 states, according to the CDC, which also warns, "Don’t kiss or snuggle backyard poultry, and don’t eat or drink around them. This can spread Salmonella germs to your mouth and make you sick." Admire your chickens from a safe distance!
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