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Eat Your Eggs and Have Your Chickens Too - The Weston A. Price Foundation

<i>A Growing Wise Kids Column</i><p><b>Sidebars:</b><p>Motivation for Having Your Own Backyard Flock<p>I have long desired to become a homesteader and raise my own food. I …

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The $1 garden

By Jonathan Nunan<p>Issue #122 • March/April, 2010<p>The dollar garden is simple in concept: buy as many seeds as you can for one dollar and harvest as …

Gardening the year ’round

By Alice B. Yeager<p>Website Exclusive • September, 2006<p>Normally, we gardeners tend to make plans to begin planting our gardens during early spring. We …

Can your own tomato products

By James Kash<p>Issue #148 • July/August, 2014<p>Tomatoes are the backbone for the homestead garden and pantry. These succulent fruits are great on quick …

How’s My Garden in a Bag Doing?

After I stumbled upon a Pinterest picture of growing vegetables in bags of topsoil, I couldn’t wait to try plastic bag gardening in my Northern …

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The Indestructible DIY Tomato Trellis

A Better Garden Fertilizer - Organic Gardening

Because my garden supplies about half of my family's yearly food intake, I do all I can to maximize my vegetables' nutritional quality. Based on …

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How to Make Instant Garden Beds - Organic Garden

Is this the year you finally start a garden? Or maybe you long for one more bed of bush beans, or you need space for one last pair of tomatoes. …

How to Keep Deer out of the Garden

<i>This post contains affiliate links. If you buy through these links, I may earn a small commission.</i><p>One of the problems with having a nice food garden, …

Time to Plant the Fall Garden - Organic Gardening

If you think garden season starts in the spring and ends at the first frost, think again! When the tomatoes are all gone and summer squash is but a …

Grow Your Best Fall Garden Vegetables: What, When and How

Right now, before you forget, put a rubber band around your wrist to remind you of one gardening task that cannot be postponed: Planting seeds for …

Gardening

What to Plant Now for Your Fall and Winter Garden - Organic Gardening

Gardeners dreaming of frost-touched collards, sweet winter roots, crisp fall lettuce and huge heads of broccoli need to get busy planning and …

Great Ways to Increase Your Harvest - Homesteading and Livestock

The actual footprint of a garden is only one of many factors for how much food that can be produced there. I often get the question if the size of …

Quick and Easy Bag Gardening - Organic Gardening

If your yard has at least a 20-by-28-foot space that gets full or almost full sun, you can grow enough vegetables to have fresh food all season with …

Quick & Easy Bag Gardening

If your yard has at least a 20-by-28-foot space that gets full or almost full sun, you can grow enough vegetables to have fresh food all season with …

Try Soil Bag Planting for No-Dig Beds

comments (30) March 14th, 2009<p><b>Chris McLaughlin</b>, contributor<p>305 users recommend<p>Fastest gardening method in town.<p>Is anyone out there in a hurry? Are …

Guide to Urban Homesteading - Homesteading and Livestock

If you live in a city and dream of someday being able to work the land and become a modern homesteader, consider this: There’s no need to wait — you …

Markham Farm

Posted on December 31, 2017 by bmarkham<p>Last summer, the state re-did the road in front of my house, in conjunction with a bridge project. As part of …

The Kale Calcium Connection: Grow & Eat Leafy Greens Series Part 4/5

The Calcium Kale Connection: Grow & Eat Leafy Greens Series 4/5<p>Kale makes me happy.<p>It’s a veggie that does TRIPLE duty:<p>1) Grows anywhere.<br>2) Filled …

Gardening, Recipes, Homesteading & Sustainability Living: Attainable Sustainable

Top 10 Homesteading Blogs

Since I started blogging a few months ago I’ve discovered a world of beautiful blogs. I’ve also discovered that a homestead can be 1/15 of an acre or …

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An honest attempt to determine the pros and cons of fur trapping. A review of research and input from trappers and an animal rights activist, help …

The Backyard Farming Connection

The final blog hop<p>After quite a bit of reflection over the holidays and a whole list of New Years thoughts and commitments, I've decided that it is …

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