Sunflowers are for everyone

Sunflowers are for everyone

Every time spring arrives I’m reminded of the reason I moved to Maine in the first place. You haven’t experienced Maine if you haven’t experienced spring in Maine. As an avid gardener and hobby farmer, I get lots of questions...

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10 fun facts about pumpkins

10 fun facts about pumpkins

Pumpkins are a curious plant.  Placed in pies, soups, cookies, breads, and even on Halloween doorsteps, the preponderance or practical purposes and possibilities for this popular produce are plentiful.  People have cultivated crops of...

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Finding the Right Gardener

Finding the Right Gardener

If you do not have a natural green thumb or you have limited resources for maintaining a healthy, beautiful garden, you might find gardening an ineffective and time-consuming task. Getting expert help and a good gardener can be your best option...

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Why are my plants turning yellow?

Why are my plants turning yellow?

Gardening is supposed be a relaxing hobby, but even the greenest thumbs see red sometimes. It might be due to fruit-stealing squirrels or earth-moving moles, but one of the most common causes of gardener angst is the sight of a tomato cage, bean...

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Family Farming

Family Farming

What is Family Farming? Family farming is defined as a means of organizing agricultural, forestry, fisheries, pastoral and aquaculture production which is managed and operated by a family and predominantly reliant on non-wage family labour...

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Soil Erosion and Conservation

Soil Erosion and Conservation

Soil conservation is the preventing of soil loss from erosion or reduced fertility caused by over usage, Soil acidification acidification][salinization] or other chemical soil contamination. Slash-and-burn and other unsustainable methods of...

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High End Women’s Riding Breeches

High End Women’s Riding Breeches

Wоmеn’ѕ riding breeches   There аrе few асtivitiеѕ thаt аrе аѕ fun аnd fast расеd аѕ hоrѕеbасk riding. If уоu аrе nеw tо thiѕ vibrаnt hobby, уоu will get the bеѕt еxреriеnсе bу invеѕting into a fеw сlаѕѕiс itеmѕ of gеаr. Onе оf thе...

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Company Profile: Melaleuca

Company Profile: Melaleuca

Melaleuca is a U.S-based health and wellness company that manufactures and sells over 500 different wellness products. It was founded in 1985 by CEO Frank VanderSloot, who has a personal history of farming and agriculture. One of the things that...

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