We love digging in the dirt, but in our climate, that gets tricky for certain crops at various times of the year. Having a hydroponic system indoors allows us to have fresh herbs in the middle of a snowstorm and delicate greens during a heat wave.
Pronounced "hoo-gul-culture", this German term means hill culture. Essentially, it is a garden constructed from decaying wood and plant biomass. You can achieve this with a large pile or mound in your yard or you can create it within the confines of a wood-framed garden bed. We chose to do the latter and, after witnessing the astounding results, have never looked back.
Recently, we teamed up with a fellow blogging friend over at Fort Birthday. Here's what she has to say about getting picky eaters to munch their veggies!