Byther Farm – gardening and homesteading


Green energy | Reducing our footprint
LizZorab | January 9, 2021

Gardening Mistakes and How to Avoid them
LizZorab | January 2, 2021

How Much to Grow for Self-Sufficiency
LizZorab | December 20, 2020

Veg Seeds to Sow in February and Early Spring LizZorab | December 18, 2020

Plants that Grow in Shade in the Garden LizZorab | December 16, 2020

Baby pepper inside pepper | Strange vegetable LizZorab | December 14, 2020

What to grow in January | Veg seeds for winter planting LizZorab | December 12, 2020

Edible Herbs for Groundcover in garden LizZorab | December 10, 2020

Gluten free Apple Berry Crumble recipe LizZorab | December 10, 2020
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About this page – gardening tips and homesteading blog

This homesteading  and gardening blog focuses on organic food gardening and self-sufficiency. Articles about gardening, homesteading tips, food preservation, cooking, home management and well-being. This blog works in conjunction with the videos on our YouTube channel Liz Zorab – Byther Farm and other social media. You can find us on Instagram, Facebook and Patreon. Learn more about the author of this homesteading and gardening blog via the About us page. Byther Farm is a small homestead in the equivalent of US Hardiness zone 8. This blog was started in 2015 on another site . It recorded the daily transformation of a bare field into an edible landscape using permaculture practices. The story of the journey to abundance has been told in a book, Grounded. This blog now offers suggestions and ideas for gardening and homesteading tips.

With over 45 years of gardening experience, in other words, most of the gardening ideas come from trial and error over the decades.

Community garden at Gardener’s World Live

In 2002, I was fortunate to be part of a community team that created an award winning garden for Gardeners’ World Live. The Savage Garden was a community created garden that showcased copper sculpture artworks, created by local children and young people under the tuition of artist Richard Taylor, at CARAD in Mid Wales. The project was initiated and led by Richard. Following the exhibit at Gardeners’ World Live, The Savage Garden was returned to and rebuilt in Rhayader as a permanent feature on a vacated commercial site in the town.