Thursday, April 30, 2020

Start Your Own Simple, Super-Productive Backyard Farm

Save money, increase your garden’s yield and maximize your home’s resources with this roundup of ideas to transform your yard from wasted space to hyper-productive backyard farm.

Consider your family’s dietary habits and your average grocery store prices to determine the most cost-effective crops to grow. Photo by Vee

By Eliza Cross

Yearning for a more self-sufficient lifestyle? The solution might be as close as your own backyard. Whether you have an acre outside of town or a tiny city lot, you can benefit from making the most of your yard’s natural assets. The key is to treat your yard like a microfarm that needs investment, enrichment, harvesting and replenishment—and manage it accordingly.  Read more >>