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Welcome

Welcome to Peace of Earth Farm’s first blog post. We are a small farm located in the North East Kingdom in Albany, VT. After many years of searching for an appropriately sized home and piece of l…

Raised bed close up

Building a raised bed from logs

Last year we built a low raised bed for a customer, according to the way she wanted it. Since moving to our new place in Camber, we've go...

Build a DIY cold frame using an old window

Upcycle an old window into a DIY cold frame with this Raised Bed Revolution excerpt, which provides step-by-step directions, photos and a project plan.

How to Build a Cold Frame

Use rot-resistant planks and a salvaged window to build a protective box that extends the growing season. (Scroll past video players for written steps)

6 Compost Bins that Aren't Eyesores

There's no question that organic compost is good for our vegetable gardens and flowerbeds, but some argue that compost bins are a big eyesore in an otherwise beautiful backyard. These six examples prove they don't have to be! If the appearance of compost bins has held you back from having one, these ideas may change your mind.

How to Prune Blackberries - The Seasonal Homestead

In order to understand how to prune blackberries it’s important to understand the basics of how blackberries grow. Blackberries are perennials.This means that the root system will live for many years. The root system produces new canes yearly. Canes produced are biennial and die after two years. The first year of growth on a blackberry is called a primocane. For many varieties of blackberries (though not all) this is primarily a vegetative year of growth and will not produce fruit.

Bigger, Better Blackberries

Plump, freshly picked berries warmed by the summer sun melt in your mouth, tickle your taste buds, and temporarily turn your tongue purple.

A simple raspbery trellis | Food Production and Preservation | Forums

A simple raspbery trellis

Build a mini greenhouse and extend your growing season

Whether you have many hours to spend out in the garden or just a few minutes a day, having a greenhouse is great for anyone who enjoys gardening. With a greenhouse, you can grow fresh organic vegetables, flowers, bulb plants, house plants, exotic plants, and all types of seedlings no matter where you happen to live. You can also change what you grow every year or grow a wide variety of crops and flowers over an extended growing season. If you like the idea of greater variety and extended…

Top 28 Surprisingly Awesome Garden Bed Edging Ideas | Architecture & Design

Bricks, railway sleepers and rocks, these are too ordinary materials that we can find on a garden bed border easily. But why not boost your imagination? Use recycled glass bottles,shipping pallets, clam shells and even logs to change the boring borders. An unique DIY edging can help infuse your garden bed with a cool sense […]

Nya odlingslådor

Nu har vi fyra rådjurssäkra odlingslådor. Provar för första gången med att sätta potatislök.

Design - http://design.jackzoo.site

Butterflies and hummingbirds are a pleasure to watch and you can draw them right to your own back yard with a butterfly garden. Both are attracted by the same things. It wouldn’t be hard at all to dedicate an area in your garden or yard for a small butterfly garden. There are certain things you …

Brilliant DIY Garden Decor Ideas With Old Bricks To Save Your Money

If you’ve been looking for things to do with that pile of old bricks, I’ve got a collection for you. Whether you’ve got a handful of bricks or an entire house worth, there is a great DIY project just waiting to put them to use. I’ve found a great collection of 14 incredible DIY projects […]

Build an Herb Spiral | The Saturday Evening Post

An easy and elegant way to improve your kitchen garden.

Kräuterspirale bauen- unsere Anleitung Schritt für Schritt

Im heutigen Artikel möchten wir uns genauer ansehen, wie man selbst eine Kräuterspirale bauen kann. Wie viel Platz man im Garten zur Verfügung haben sollte

How to Build an Herb Spiral - Gardening Channel

by Erin Marissa Russell Ready to build an herb spiral? You’ve probably admired the whimsical layout and space-saving design of herb spiral gardens on Pinterest, gardening websites, or maybe even in a neighbor’s yard. Whether you have a bulletin board full of sample clippings or this article is your introduction to the herb spiral, we’ll […]

Build Your Own Herb Spiral

Explanation, directions, lots of pictures of my own herb spiral, and inspiration to build your own!

How to Start a Small Herb Spiral Garden

Other than your herb spiral being a gorgeous eye grabber for your garden design, the shape has practical uses as well. With the spiral raised at the center, spiraling down to ground level, many different microclimates are created.

Growing Herbs. How to grow them and make a herbal garden spiral

Use no dig gardening methods for growing herbs. Get an instant herb garden with great results.

KEYHOLE GARDENS

Keyhole gardens are commonly seen in permaculture because they are beautiful and productive, ideal for small spaces, and can accommodate a variety of plants, annual vegetables, herbs, and flowers. …

How to Create a Keyhole Garden - Engledow Group

Easy steps to building your own Keyhole Garden

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Build a Wood Garden Obelisk

This is a second easy DIY Garden Obelisk thus the name Easy Garden Obelisk 2. I love this one even more than the first!

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Create Awesome Garden Edging to Improve Your Curb Appeal

The little details can determine the final outlook of the garden just as the garden edging. If you plan to give your garden a nice decor, then you can try to begin your work from garden edging. From tree log and brick to patio pavers and even some recycled glass bottles,shipping pallets, clam shells, you […]

Welcome

Welcome to Peace of Earth Farm’s first blog post. We are a small farm located in the North East Kingdom in Albany, VT. After many years of searching for an appropriately sized home and piece of l…

Raised bed close up

Building a raised bed from logs

Last year we built a low raised bed for a customer, according to the way she wanted it. Since moving to our new place in Camber, we've go...

Build a DIY cold frame using an old window

Upcycle an old window into a DIY cold frame with this Raised Bed Revolution excerpt, which provides step-by-step directions, photos and a project plan.

How to Build a Cold Frame

Use rot-resistant planks and a salvaged window to build a protective box that extends the growing season. (Scroll past video players for written steps)

6 Compost Bins that Aren't Eyesores

There's no question that organic compost is good for our vegetable gardens and flowerbeds, but some argue that compost bins are a big eyesore in an otherwise beautiful backyard. These six examples prove they don't have to be! If the appearance of compost bins has held you back from having one, these ideas may change your mind.

Build a Wood Garden Obelisk

This is a second easy DIY Garden Obelisk thus the name Easy Garden Obelisk 2. I love this one even more than the first!

How to Prune Blackberries - The Seasonal Homestead

In order to understand how to prune blackberries it’s important to understand the basics of how blackberries grow. Blackberries are perennials.This means that the root system will live for many years. The root system produces new canes yearly. Canes produced are biennial and die after two years. The first year of growth on a blackberry is called a primocane. For many varieties of blackberries (though not all) this is primarily a vegetative year of growth and will not produce fruit.

Bigger, Better Blackberries

Plump, freshly picked berries warmed by the summer sun melt in your mouth, tickle your taste buds, and temporarily turn your tongue purple.

A simple raspbery trellis | Food Production and Preservation | Forums

A simple raspbery trellis

Build a mini greenhouse and extend your growing season

Whether you have many hours to spend out in the garden or just a few minutes a day, having a greenhouse is great for anyone who enjoys gardening. With a greenhouse, you can grow fresh organic vegetables, flowers, bulb plants, house plants, exotic plants, and all types of seedlings no matter where you happen to live. You can also change what you grow every year or grow a wide variety of crops and flowers over an extended growing season. If you like the idea of greater variety and extended…

Create Awesome Garden Edging to Improve Your Curb Appeal

The little details can determine the final outlook of the garden just as the garden edging. If you plan to give your garden a nice decor, then you can try to begin your work from garden edging. From tree log and brick to patio pavers and even some recycled glass bottles,shipping pallets, clam shells, you […]

Top 28 Surprisingly Awesome Garden Bed Edging Ideas | Architecture & Design

Bricks, railway sleepers and rocks, these are too ordinary materials that we can find on a garden bed border easily. But why not boost your imagination? Use recycled glass bottles,shipping pallets, clam shells and even logs to change the boring borders. An unique DIY edging can help infuse your garden bed with a cool sense […]

Nya odlingslådor

Nu har vi fyra rådjurssäkra odlingslådor. Provar för första gången med att sätta potatislök.

Design - http://design.jackzoo.site

Butterflies and hummingbirds are a pleasure to watch and you can draw them right to your own back yard with a butterfly garden. Both are attracted by the same things. It wouldn’t be hard at all to dedicate an area in your garden or yard for a small butterfly garden. There are certain things you …