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A How-To Guide For Installing A Home Garden

A How-To Guide For Installing A Home Garden

Spring is nearly here. Time to get that garden going...

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Curing Potatoes Before Winter Storage

Tips and ideas for better storing
Monday, October 3, 2016, 4:58 PM

Fall harvest is here and it is time to start putting up your starchy tubers for the winter from the garden.  Here are things to consider for curing and storing your potatoes to get the most out of your crop.

http://ourstoneyacres.com/curing-potatoes-winter-storage

What Should I Do?

Phil Williams

Fall Gardening

Prep your garden now.
Saturday, September 3, 2016, 1:32 PM

Fall gardening is tricky for those of us in the north. The summer is warm and not conducive to propagating and growing cool season crops, fall is short, and the frosts come before Halloween. » Read more

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20 Antibacterial and Antiviral Herbs

And how to use them
Wednesday, August 17, 2016, 3:56 PM

A wonderful look at the various herbs and plants that have antibacterial and antiviral properties.  Possible plants for you to consider growing in your garden.

http://www.sustainablebabysteps.com/antiviral-herbs.html

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18 Of The Fastest Growing Veggies

Harvest In No Time
Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 4:26 PM

Some great ideas for crops and plants that you can grow and harvest in very little time.

http://www.naturallivingideas.com/18-fastest-growing-veggies-can-harvest-no-time/

What Should I Do?

Phil Williams

All About Parsnips

Tips for cultivation and use
Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 6:57 PM

Parsnips are not typically found in home gardens, but they should be. Parsnips are root vegetables, related to carrots, but larger, and white in color. They are more cold hardy than carrots, and have a slightly stronger taste, and smell. I actually like parsnips better than carrots when cooked, as they are sweeter, and I prefer the smell of fresh parsnips to carrots. » Read more

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Photo By: home.howstuffworks.com

66 Things You Can Grow At Home

In Containers, Without a Garden
Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 11:58 AM

There are an amazing assortment of plants that one can grow in containers and pots that make building resilience without a big garden space easier.  Check out these 66 ideas of plants to start with. 

http://homestead-and-survival.com/66-things-you-can-grow-in-containers/

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7 Ways To Grow Potatoes

Select the right one that works for you
Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 1:49 PM

A thorough look at various methods of growing potatoes - from traditional hilling to boxes and straw beds. 

http://www.rodalesorganiclife.com/garden/7-ways-grow-potatoes

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3 Tips for Planting a Survival Orchard

Growing Fruit and Nut Trees
Thursday, March 31, 2016, 8:29 PM

Three ideas to consider when planning and putting in your orchard to improve the success of the new trees and to give you more resilience in survival situations. 

http://www.outdoorlife.com/blogs/survivalist/3-tips-planting-survival-orchard-fruit-and-nut-trees

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Photo courtesy New Society Publishers

How to Grow Wine Cap Mushrooms

A simple way to grow wine cap mushrooms
Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 5:02 PM

A wonderful article on how to grow wine cap mushrooms and add a new delicious crop to the Spring and summer garden.

http://www.motherearthnews.com/organic-gardening/how-to-grow-wine-cap-mushrooms-ze0z1602zhou.aspx