Can I Grow Food Through the Winter?
Eating fresh garden vegetables has become such a hallmark of summer for us, we started to wonder what it would take to grow vegetables year-round. Winter doesn't need to bring vegetable melancholy, nor the end to joyful gardening! We've decided to try an experiment and grow vegetables outside through the winter here in Durango, Colorado, and we're excited to have you along for the journey!Read more
How much compost do I need?
You've probably heard that compost is great for your garden, and that fall is a perfect time to add it to your soil, but how much exactly do you need?Read more
How Should I Prep My Garden for Winter?
You may have heard that it's important to prep your garden for the fall/winter seasons. Maybe folks have told you it's important to "dress" or "amend" your soil, but what does that actually mean? We'll explain the difference between soil amendments, fertilizer, compost and mulch and then explore a few winter garden strategies.Read more
Soil Trials Update 9.25.20
Update on our soil trials experiment comparing Paonia Soil Co.'s "The Bomb" blend, Table to Farm's Artisan Soil and Rocky Mountain Organic Planting Soil. Our Artisan Soil is the front-runner!Read more
The Importance of Local Food
Do you know where your food comes from? Do you know how far it has traveled? You've likely heard that it's better to purchase your food locally than it is to buy food that's been shipped from far-flung places to reach your grocery aisle. But why?Read more