April 09, 2015
We get a tutorial in bokashi composting. This is a method of composting in which food waste is collected in an airtight bucket and then allowed to ferment about 2 weeks.
April 02, 2015
Experience has taught our Barefoot Farmer, Jeff Poppen, that one should plot out the garden, examine planting and harvest times, and choose varieties long before the hoe hits the dirt.
September 26, 2013
A couple has a large vegetable growing operation underway in their small urban backyard, complete with chickens and a spot for seed starting.
September 19, 2013
Giant produce doesn't just happen. It starts with special seeds and requires special care and consideration to allow for the phenomenal growth.
Jeff Poppen shares Long Hungry Creek Farm's main key to success, compost.
September 12, 2013
We tour a large estate garden on the Cumberland Plateau where the homeowner is an enthusiastic do-it-yourselfer.
July 25, 2013
We visit with a pair of renowned daylily hybridizers in their trial gardens.
Chef David Miller of the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere walks through the gardens and explains how he uses various herbs in meal preparation.
August 25, 2011
Painting with plants is how the designer described his approach to this garden plan that has shade and sun in one yard. He continually looked at the space from inside the house to make plant choices and placement decisions.
August 04, 2011
Barefoot Farmer, Jeff Poppen, explains the practices of biodynamic farming including Steiner's nine preparations'. He contrasts these practices with those of an organic farming operation.
July 09, 2009
Jeff Poppen, the Barefoot Farmer, lends his insights and experiences of growing onions.