I don’t care for growing cabbage myself. In my small garden it takes up too much space per square foot for the nutrition it provides, and try as I might, I cannot keep it free from slugs, or twigs, or whatever else falls into the leaves before they close up. I’d much rather use that same space for kale or collards which I enjoy fresh all season long. Cabbage I prefer to eat processed into sauerkraut, which I like to make in March when it is dirt cheap and when I am itching for a homesteading project.
Mint can go on your list of items never to buy again, that is, after you get a sprig from your local farmer’s market. Mint is easy to grow from cuttings and will produce an endless supply that some gardeners even consider invasive. In this tutorial I’ll share how I propagated a sprig of farmer’s market mint to (eventually) fill a blank space along my garage’s foundation. [Read more…] about How To Easily Propagate Mint from Cuttings