Can We Learn Something From the Small Plot INtensive (SPIN) Gardening Website?

I received the following question, which I believe may be of interest to some of you serious vegetable gardeners: “I am looking at several options in gardening and hope you can clarify something – I am mainly looking at the Mittleider and the SPIN Farming www.spinfarming.com processes. The two do not appear to be exclusive …

Soaker Hoses and Container Sizes Recommended

Friends: I received questions the answers to which I believe are important enough to share. Q. I was just introduced to this method by a friend. I live in S. Florida and, for the first time, planted tomatoes in pots along my northern fence line with good results. After the tomatoes I added pole beans, …

Project to work with 200 farmers growing carrots – Georgia

Following is an email dialog I had this evening with Charles Specht, director of a fine humanitarian organization in the Republic of Georgia, in which we give him some suggestions on helping 200 carrot farmers have greater success in their planting this year. C.S. “I have quick question for you about carrots. We want to …

Latest Humanitarian Project Results – Popayan, Colombia 2008

Recap of Project Accomplishments to-date after 4 months This is a two-year project designed to help 100 families gain a measure of self-sufficiency in their food production. Also, after they are trained participants are expected to teach and assist other members and neighbors in growing gardens. A greenhouse and model garden were installed at the …