Grow Your Own! Harrowsmith’s Ultimate Guide to Food Gardening. From Seed to Harvest, this issue has everything you need to know to get your crops growing organically this season. And of course, this expert information comes to you from our gardening editors, father-and-son duo Mark and Ben Cullen.
- How to get your garden started
- Edible-landscape design plans
- Everything you need to know about soil
- How much each plant will yield
- How to sow seeds outdoors
- Troubleshooting & more!
It’s spring and there’s nothing better than fresh & local produce. Our food editor, PEI Chef ILona Daniel, goes foraging and creates spring’s freshest recipes your family will love, and celebrity chef Bob Blumer shares his fave easy dinner recipe.
Inside, find a special Countdown to Earth Day with 22 fun and easy sustainability + zero waste activities & projects. We hope that starting a routine of rethinking our resources will lessen our individual environmental impact, and together, all of those actions will create a greener world. Have some fun with us and join our 22-day newsletter that will start on April 1st and come to you packed with inspiration, easy recipes, and your chance to win fabulous prizes. Sign up at harrowsmithmag.com/earthnews.
Everyone is talking about going off the grid but how feasible is it really? In our solar and wind poer fundamentals feature, DIY expert Steve Maxwell covers everything you need to know to power your home with renewable energy. And, when you’re ready to custom design a reliable electrical system that works for you, check out Steve’s online course here.
Yearning for a remote getaway? Tag along with Robert Barnard on his 9-day adventure to get off the grid. Follow his adventure through Newfoundland and Labrador — and be inspired to plan your own adventure this summer.
PLUS, spring constellations, how to choose a wood plane Harrowsmith’s,top eco-friendly products, books & more!
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