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Easy Guide to Planting Cover Crops (to Improve Soil)

Easy Guide to Planting Cover Crops (to Improve Soil) - we hope to share what cover crops are, how they benefit the soil, how we’re using them to tackle some gardening / land maintenance challenges, what types of cover crops exist out there and and how you might get started planting your own cover crop!

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase SHTFPreparedness may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. One of the best things to happen to our country over the last 20 years is the explosion in home gardening and community gardening . …

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Wild Edibles Wednesday: Broadleaf Plantain

Wild Edibles Wednesday: Broadleaf Plantain - Knowing your wild edibles is something that many people have no desire to learn .Its a strange thing. We are surrounded by wild food and medicine but we don't take the time to learn these things. You can use plantain to heal wounds or saute it up like spinach.

Peek out your window right now. Look at the grass or undisturbed areas in your yard. You will see the broadleaf plantain. Its everywhere. Don’t confuse this wild edible for the banana looking plantain of South American cookery. This wild edible is actually much more effective a plant. This article is all about the benefits …

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Aquaponics- Growing Food with Fish

Aquaponics- Growing Food with Fish — We often get much of our aquaponics information from first hand users that enjoy the benefits of this method of growing food and fish everyday. That is a great source.

We often get much of our aquaponics information from first hand users that enjoy the benefits of this method of growing food and fish everyday. That is a great source. There is an incredible cohesive relationship between the fish and the plants in a well run system. Imagine producing fish and plants all in one …

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Top 10 Veggies to Start Growing In June

Top 10 Veggies to Start Growing In June - The question comes up every single year, “Am I to late too start a veggie garden in June?” There are still plenty of yummy veggies you can get planted now (in mid to late June) and get a nice harvest before the summer ends.

This question comes up every single year, “Am I too late to start a veggie garden in June?” The short and great answer is NO. It is not too late so get planting. I always plant in June and even into July. If I can do it so can you. Depending on where you live you …

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How To Build The Best Potato Box Ever

How To Build The Best Potato Box Ever - The box is designed so additional slats can be screwed to the sides as the plants grow and soil is added. In theory, a bottom slat can be temporarily removed to facilitate the harvest of new potatoes.

Growing potatoes in a box may seem weird and lot of effort but actually can double and even quadruple your potato yield. Growing potatoes in a box is just like planting in a raised bed. The box is designed so additional slats can be screwed to the sides as the plants grow and soil is …

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How To Grow 90 Pounds Of Tomatoes From 5 Plants

How To Grow 90 Pounds Of Tomatoes From 5 Plants - If you only have a small area to grow vegetables, but still want the largest tomato harvest possible, the double-ring cage growing technique was made for you.

Are you short on space in your garden? Do you want to grow more tomatoes in a smaller area? Do you want more tomatoes to sell, store, can or eat? This method of growing them could see yields up to 90 lbs from just 5 plants. Thats a lot of produce! If you buy the …

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How Much You Should Plant To Feed Your Family For A Year

How Much You Should Plant To Feed Your Family For A Year - Think about how much your food your family would need to survive for a year if SHTF. Deciding how large your vegetable garden will be requires a number of factors; how many members, what types of vegetables they like and the ability to store the excess. This will help!

Not long ago, people had to think about how much to grow for the year. They had to plan ahead, save seeds, plant enough for their family and preserve enough to survive over the winter months! It wasn’t just a hobby. It didn’t take up a 4 foot by 4 foot square in their backyard, next to the beautifully …

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Nutritional And Medicinal Value Of Garden Vegetables (FREE PDF)

Nutritional And Medicinal Value Of Garden Vegetables - You can grow it, but do you know just how good it is for you? The chart shows you vegetable nutrition chart, a compilation of vitamins, minerals and medicinal benefits of garden vegetables. Check out the chart and print it out for safe keeping.

Nutritional And Medicinal Value Of Garden Vegetables is a great FREE PDF that we all should print off or have bookmarked. You can grow it, but do you know just how good it is for you??? The chart shows you vegetable nutrition chart, a compilation of vitamins, minerals and medicinal benefits of garden vegetables. What I like …

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How To Grow Asparagus in your Survival Garden

How To Grow Asparagus in your Survival Garden - Growing perennials is a sustainable, practical gardening technique that will provide you with food for years. But there are a few things you need to know about growing your asparagus crop like how to avoid pests, diseases and weeds, how to properly prepare the beds and ultimate how to harvest them.

Asparagus is rich in vitamins B, C, calcium and iron. Growing perennials is a sustainable, practical gardening technique that will provide you with food for years. But there are a few things you need to know about growing your asparagus crop like how to avoid pests, diseases and weeds, how to properly prepare the beds …

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How To Build Homemade Potato Crates – Potato Growing Made Easy!

How To Build Homemade Potato Crates – Potato Growing Made Easy! - So what is the most efficient way to grow these things? Well, there are several but this article focuses on a crate building method that offers you one of the easiest and most effective ways to grow above ground potatoes.

Growing potatoes is to grow a sustainable and filling resource. These starchy roots have seen our ancestors through some of the most trying times. For most of us the potato was a main staple on the table of nearly every meal. Maybe only the egg is more versatile an ingredient. Its hard not to love …

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