The term: Grow Haus is my own, coined in 1970 in a paper I wrote. There has been a great deal of thought and experimentation since the early model, but now is the unveiling. The goal was to create a solar design, with no external heat, reduced fertilizer, natural processes and under bed watering for […]
Quite often the gardener, or commercial grower assumes that there is enough water, perhaps through wells, rain or watersheds. A great deal of time and money is lost and more will certainly become lost in years to come if we do not understand nature’s process, and make new plans for food production.
The secrets of growing high quality foods for the homeowner is simple: (1) organics, (2) water and (3) loving care. This particular growing area is inside a test “Grow Haus” with enriched dual beds, a roll up cover for natural rains, and an underground watering run off system. The elevation is 2050 feet, and the […]
The Garden season is not over just because summer has started. Now is the time to start thinking about planting for fall and winter, which will increase your yield considerably. Gardening is a year round profitable hobby. Envision the cold miserable winter and being cuddled next to the wood stove while the aroma of fresh […]
Pumpkins are a great amusement for carving on Halloween, yet they provide very nutritious food if you have the right varieties. In olden days the “pumpkin Patch” was quite real for many farms to feed the family and the pigs. Basically hay was hand cut, laid in the wagon in sheaves, just like wheat. Hay […]
In the days leading up to the American Revolution, where everybody had a sufficiency garden, or market garden, metal tools were necessary. Yet, Great Britain would not allow imports of metal shovels, hoes etc. Colonialists were forced to use wooden tools. A farmer rebelled and started forgoing metal tools. This led to the famous Ames™ […]