Hops, that ingredient that produces your favorite beers, that you never hear about anyone growing? It could be in your backyard, if you wanted.
It's legal to raise fowl in the eastern Twin City, and Lisa talks to a few locals who have taken the plunge.
So, you have no idea how to grow a tomato, eh? Neither did anyone at one point. Learning how to do this is simple in ways that can't be described.
Micro-production. Hyper-local farming. Doing it right. Lisa Bralts returns to her backyard to challenge us to do the same.
When Winter won't seem to quit and Spring hasn't yet found the strength to power through, there's a few things you can still do to prepare for the months ahead.
There's no time like the present to get going on your garden.
Smell it? Hear it? It's about to be spring. But don't wait for the calendar to let you in on it; there are things you could (and should) be doing right now to prepare for the months ahead.
Lisa Bralts-Kelly gets into "Backyard Mode" a bit early this year and encourages gardeners to swap seeds and stories at the First Annual Groundhog Day Eve Seed Swap.
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