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Urban Farming

Small scale farming- from planting to harvesting and preparing your own edibels! Inspiration, facts, tips and trix for urban home owners and balcony farmers - as well as for city planners (!). Think sustainablility. THIS BOARD IS NOT ABOUT PREPPING. It´s for URBAN, and ON GRID(!), "farmers". NO propaganda or ads. Thanks!

Propagating Blackberries~ Rooting Blackberries From Cuttings. But, be careful, in some areas these plants are ultra invasive, so make sure you REALLY want blackberries.

Use galvanized stock tanks to create raised beds and container gardens.

Growing potatoes in a laundry basket...would work for me, since I don't have a lot of space.

SUCH a great infographic! Love the part on companion planting! Gonna print it to hang in my laundry room :)

How to Use Wood Ash to Keep Chickens Mite Free

bean tunnel, veggie garden: fun way to structure climbing vine vegetables.

14 vegetables for your fall garden ... plant now and harvest all fall! | Living the Country Life | www.livingthecoun...

so many different kinds of apples: you have to go to an orchard for so many, or have an orchard yourself!

Foods that will re-grow from kitchen scraps... The ability to grow most of these vegetables from their leftovers is as simple as sticking the bottom end of them into a well-prepared patch of good soil and making sure their bed is kept moist.

Growing fodder (sprouted barley) for animal feed. Cuts your spending on feed in half (at least)!

Clean up lavender | Garden Gate eNotes: Only remove a third of the leafy growth. Cutting too late in the season, back to bare woody stems or removing too much foliage stresses the plant and often kills it.

FROM SCRATCH - The Magazine for the Modern Homesteader. The new FREE issue is available to read now!

How to make new rose, lavender, and rosemary plants from cuttings & mini-greenhouses. Some plants, like willow, make their own rooting hormones. If you soak willow branch cuttings in water, that infusion encourages rooting as much as expensive root hormone powder does.

GrowGuides all about how to organize crop rotation in your garden