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5 Garden Crops You Need To Grow That Give The Most Protein

We all should know by now that proteins are the building blocks of life. Proteins have many different jobs within the body.

We all should know by now that proteins are the building blocks of life. Proteins have many different jobs within the body. The body uses proteins for energy. Protein is also used as an enzyme, which starts reactions within the body, …

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The Cheapest DIY Tomato Cages

How To Build The Ultimate Tomato Cage For Under $2 - Nobody ever said growing your own food was going to be easy but that doesn’t mean it should be expensive and this DIY tomato and pepper cage proves that.

The garden is sprouting and you can see those little seedlings and plants starting to take a place of their own in the soil. What comes next is radical growth and you must be prepared for that.  If you are …

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How To Build an Awesome Garden Pond

Garden ponds are not just for avid gardeners, they act as great water reservoirs that need little maintenance. 

Garden ponds are not just for avid gardeners, they act as great water reservoirs that need little maintenance.  Garden ponds can hold water to irrigate plants you have growing in your garden, or in a drastic water crisis, provide water …

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How To Grow Multiple Different Fruits On One Tree

How To Grow Multiple Different Fruits On One Tree - Now is the time to get grafting different fruits to one base tree so you can have a brilliant variety of fruits from one main tree! Sound like science fiction but you honestly can do this, it’s really easy and once you do one, you will want to do more!

Grow multiple fruits on one tree… This is known as “grafting”. Imagine having one tree with 2, 3 or 4 different fruits growing from it! This is great for people with smaller gardens who want to have all the same …

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Garden Design Ideas: Plan your Perfect Garden

Garden Design Ideas: Plan your Perfect Garden - This is a great article for inspiration on what is possible in your garden. There are artsy, visually driven gardens and there are purpose built gardens. I think there is room for a little whimsy in your garden. Why not? Spend your time enjoying the food and the experience of a garden.

The design of your garden is a very personal thing. Some people are looking for a very floral landscape while others are looking to maximize efficiency and grow food.  These are both great goals and there are a number of …

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DIY Vertical Garden Design Step By Step Tutorial Instructions

DIY Vertical Garden Design Step By Step Tutorial Instructions — Believe it or not folks, spring will be here before you know it. That means its time to start planning your garden. I can't wait to start planting my survival garden this year. I came across this awesome DIY project that I am going to be using for my herbs this year.

Do you want to create a vertical gardening design that doesn’t require any tools? It’s possible and its exactly what we are going to talk about in this article.    This build is going to require nothing but terra cotta …

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Alternative Food Garden: Straw Bales

Alternative Food Garden: Straw Bales - Straw bales is one of those things that most people don't think of when they think about growing peas and carrots. There are numerous vegetables that you can plant in a straw bale and numerous advantages, too!

In the early days of gardening, you might think that the only thing you can do with gardening is growing food in dirt. Pretty soon you will find that there are many different methods of growing.   Growing in soil …

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Late Winter and Early Spring Checklist For Prepping The Gardens

Spring is a time for work. Period. You are going to have a large list of items that you need to consider. One of the biggest is your garden.

Spring is a time for work. Period. You are going to have a large list of items that you need to consider. One of the biggest is your garden. We have compiled a list of things to consider between now …

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Food Storage: 20 Crops That Keep and How to Store Them

20 Crops That Keep and How to Store Them - Food storage is my families top priority it always has been and probably always will be. I feel pretty confident that in 5 years we will be spending minimal on our groceries.

Knowing where our food comes from gives us confidence in its quality, plus you can save money each year through gardening and food storage efforts. There is another benefit, which is the utter convenience of having a self-provisioned home. Food storage …

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How To Grow Your Own Antibacterial Bandages

How To Grow Your Own Antibacterial Bandages — The whole plant is medicinal as an alternative, antibacterial, antipyretic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, diuretic, febrifuge, hypotensive, stomachic, styptic, tonic, vermifuge and vulnerary. A cold water infusion of the freshly chopped or dried and powdered leaves makes a refreshing beverage, while a weak infusion of the plant can be used as a medicinal eye wash for sties and pinkeye

The title of this article might sound like a serious claim. You might even wonder if its clickbait. The truth is you can grow one powerful little plant that will double as an absorbent and antibacterial bandage.  There is a …

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