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How to Store Vegetables Over the Winter – Modern and Vintage Storage Tips

How to Store Vegetables Over the Winter – Modern and Vintage Storage Tips If you grow your own vegetables storing the stuff you don’t eat or sell is important not only for a survival perspective but its a great way to save money and have homegrown vegetables out of season. Canning is a good way …

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21 Vegetables You Need To Plant For Your Fall / Winter Garden

21 Vegetables You Need To Plant For Your Fall / Winter Garden With the main gardening season coming to an end, it’s time to start thinking about your fall / winter garden. I personally am not going to be doing a fall / winter garden this year but I wanted to get this info out …

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Easy DIY Wood and Concrete Planter

Easy DIY Wood and Concrete Planter This planter has to be the best looking planter I have ever seen. The sharp lines and the contrast of the wood and concrete earn this a spot in my garden any day! Over at addicted2decorating.com they have a tutorial on how to make one. I checked it out and …

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What Vegetables to Plant in September

What Vegetables to Plant in September | Sorted By Location I am pleased to bring you yet another “what to plant” article. You may have seen the other articles like this one earlier on in the year. They always do well because people don’t know you can grow this late in the year. I found …

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Vegetables You Can Plant In August

Vegetables You Can Plant In August Summer is in full swing and our spring crops are probably producing great vegetables by now. It is not to late to plant a second or third crop in August and have great, organic food well into the cooler months. I posted an article a few weeks ago on …

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Build A 300 Square Foot Windproof Hoop House For Under $500

Build A 300 Square Foot Windproof Hoop House For Under $500 If you have a big enough garden the no brainer is to have a decent greenhouse so you can grow vegetables pretty much all year round. You can build smaller ones but they seem to be useless after a season or two. This design …

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Harvesting Your Own Seeds For The Next Growing Season

Harvesting Your Own Seeds For The Next Growing Season Being self reliant is a balancing act. Being able to harvest your own seeds is a big deal! No one person or group of people can truly produce absolutely everything they need to survive and thrive in this world. That is simply not how things work …

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A Guide to 20 Perennial Crops You Can Plant Once and Enjoy

A Guide to 20 Perennial Crops You Can Plant Once and Enjoy I found a great article that shows us 20 vegetables that you only need to plant once and they will keep coming back year after year. This is great info to know because if SHTF and you had these planted or at least …

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A Guide to Incompatible Garden Plants

A Guide to Incompatible Garden Plants Some garden plants are seemingly not very nice to each other. Some try to steal light and nutrients from their neighbors, who might very well be drawing harmful insects to their neighbors in kind. Harmony in the garden can be a delicate balance, and requires a good knowledge of …

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7 Reasons to Grow Amaranth

7 Reasons to Grow Amaranth At Home Amaranth is highly nutritious and very high source of protein. Amaranth is known as a high yield crop. This means that you get a lot of yield per plant so you actually don’t need to grow a lot of it to get a lot of crop. Amaranth is a …

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