Trellises serve an important function in the garden. They can be completely utilitarian or they can be a work of art. The best part is that with a little ingenuity, they can cost pennies or even be free. They can be assembled in minutes or toiled away year after year to become an intricate masterpiece.
One of the greatest skills a homesteader can acquire is the ability to produce food for yourself. Not everyone is blessed with acres to grow their own food, but even a pot of patio tomatoes can change how you and your family eats. Our quarter acre is home to over 1,000 square feet of backyard garden as well as a mini-orchard. Discover how to maintain your gardens and outdoor spaces.
As much as I would love to wander through fields of corn and have meandering paths through plots of carrots, peas and potatoes, that just isn’t a reality where I live. Where I live is less than 1/4 acre. That is where container gardening comes into play. Container gardening is turning over a new and updated leaf now that people are going back to growing their own food.