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Farming Projects and Ideas for Small Homes & Apartments

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My bee swarm on its last legs. The only babies are boys - a sure sign of doom!

My 5 Latest Farming Failures

I've posted a bunch of successful projects and people are starting to talk like I'm some sort of farming wunderkind,...
Five Tomatoes, Four Peppers and an eggplant. They're still young. They're gonna get HUGE before the summer's done.

Growing Vegetables in Israel Using Easy, Free Raised Beds

Want to know how I'm growing 47 summer vegetable plants in 8 sq.m.? Here's how! Five Tomatoes, Four Peppers and...

Birkas Ha’Ilanos Under Lockdown

It's the month of Nissan and we have a special mitzvah to make a bracha over fruit-bearing trees in bloom....

Israel Egg Shortage: Time to Start Your Backyard Flock?

In the past week, several people have contacted me to ask where they can buy hens and how to care...

6 vegetables from your kitchen you can plant and grow

It's spring time! Do you wish you could grow some vegetables - but can't visit the nursery due to lockdown?...

How to Grow Horseradish at Home

Pesach is almost here which means it's the perfect time to plant your Marror - for next year's Seder! This...

Grow Your Own Sprouts in 4 Easy Steps

When I serve my homegrown sprouts, guests always gawk at me like I'm a farming genius. But truly they are...
I started this sweet potato before Chanukah and soon I will plant the vines in the ground. I twisted them off and left them in water for a while to get them ready. Note how I used toothpicks to prop up the tuber, since the jar was kind of big.

Let’s Grow Sweet Potato Vines from Tubers

Let's plant our own sweet potato vines. Now is the perfect season here in Israel. Step 1: get hold of...
Isn't the jar pretty? I keep it on my counter while it's infusing, alongside all my other fermentation jars.

Homemade Natural All-Purpose Cleaner Recipe

Soon we'll start Pesach cleaning and that means that now's the time to make your natural all-purpose cleaner - made...