Backyard Weeds

***PLEASE NOTE: This is the handout provided to attendees at the 2014 Organic Growers School Spring Conference class Backyard Weeds with Juliet Blankespoor of Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine . While it was intended to be read in conjunction with the speaker’s...
Cover Cropping 101

Cover Cropping 101

A cover crop is a crop you grow for the soil, instead of for your plate. The practice of growing specific crops just for fertilizing and building the soil dates back to the Roman Empire. Cover crops add organic matter to the soil, and add nitrogen in a slow-release...