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Category Archives: Organic Farming

Information on Tomato Hornworm

New page with information on the tomato hornworm also lovingly refereed to as the big green caterpillar or tomato worms.   See it here; Tomato Hornworm   Also for a picture of what the perfect tomatoes look like, click here:   The Perfect Tomato      

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Making Soil Blocks

Since spring is here and this is one of the busiest times of year at FiveDollarFarm we are focusing on basic areas that will become habit once you start implementing them.  One of these areas is planting your own seeds in soil for the plants that you want to grow.  Whether those plants are part […]

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Capturing Solar Energy

The picture below shows a Google Image search on the phrase “solar energy”.  As I have been saying, this is disconcerting to me because solar energy is so misunderstood. Humans have a tendency to tear things apart and put them into pieces while ignoring the whole from a distance.  We need to have a “bigger […]

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Organic Farming

What exactly is organic farming?  Thank goodness the USDA has a website that defines exactly what that means.  Not really.  I find it hard to espouse and embrace the organic culture as it has been defined recently.  To think that for thousands of years humans grew food, tended animals and lived off the land without […]

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