The head gardener at Amityville’s Homecoming Farm shares his seed saving secrets.
With a hybrid, you know exactly what you’ll get. With heirlooms, the surprise it worth it.
To learn more about raising chickens for eggs, you can also attend the North Fork Hen House Tour on Saturday, June 27 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
It’s not too late to get some radishes in the ground at your house.
A poultry farmer gives some advice to home gardeners, and it starts with chicken manure.
A church in North Bellmore brings back an ancient tradition.
‘This is about local seed sovereignty. That is the only agenda; we’re not trying to sell anything.’
Don’t be surprised that you can grow lettuce late into the fall.
Encouraging leafy herbs, combating squash vine borers and more midsummer gardening tips from a local kitchen gardener.
Long Island mourns the loss of local apiarist, Craig Byer, who tragically died in a motorcycle accident last night.
I’ve had to be brutally honest with myself. The harsh reality is that when it comes to horticulture, while I may aspire to a green thumb, mine is mostly black and blue. No amount of planning, Miracle-Gro, cultivating, raised beds, sweat or physical labor has ever produced the kind of stunning vegetable sanctuary I dream of.
There has been a hint of summer in the air. Get out this weekend and reconnect with your foodshed. We have tastings, tunes a community garden build and farmers markets on the horizon.