Gardening by Hand

My favorite passage so far from Harlan Hubbard’s Payne Hollow: Life on the Fringe of Society: I have found no one who sympathizes with my insistence on gardening by hand, without the use of any machine. So many times have the advantages of a garden tractor or tiller been pointed out to me that I half…

Gardening without a Tiller

I’m starting a new garden this year. My husband and I have been living in this house since last spring, but we moved in just a few weeks too late to plant a garden last year. I grew the majority of my vegetables at my parents’, just putting in a few things at our house in the fall: garlic, turnips,…