Category Archive: Gardening

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Jul 06

How to Grow Heirloom Tomatoes in Your Garden

These helpful tips of how to grow heirloom tomatoes in your garden will set you on a path to such flavorful tomatoes that buying store brought will almost break your heart. Heirloom Tomatoes are just one of many varieties of tomatoes grown all over the world. This fruit is very popular, yes, you heard me …

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Jul 06

Passive Solar Greenhouse No Heating Required

If you think that you can’t grow vegetables in winter, even in a greenhouse without heating it and using gas or electric, you will want to see these so;ar passive greenhouses. They are in Colorado and they are built with a concrete platform along the back wall and then water barrels are stacked three high …

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Jul 05

7 Tips For Easier Gardening

Here are 7 tips to make gardening much easier since it will require much less work. These tips will help anyone to have a garden with almost no work and minimal watering. Setting up a garden is the hardest part. You must first prepare the space. I like raised beds the most because it gets …

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Jun 29

How To Make Your Own Premium Organic Potting Mix

Have you ever bought potting mix and potted things with it only to watch everything die? Yes, me too. It is very aggravating when that happens because not only did you do all that work and spend all that money on the potting mix and the plants but, you really wanted that pot or basket …

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Jun 28

A Permaculture Swale Bed And Setting It Up

If your land has some hilly areas you can set up a garden swale bed to use the slope of hills as an aid to using the rainwater for the garden bed. The swale is build along the base of the raised area and is a dug out completely level bed that is then filled …

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Jun 27

How to Grow a Garden Pumpkin Patch

Let’s get excited about how to grow a garden pumpkin patch on our homesteads. Every fall, there’s one thing that is a tradition for nearly everyone in America; pumpkin carving. Less than a month later, Thanksgiving arrives, and the mandatory dessert? Pumpkin pie. But going out and buying these pumpkins is quick but why not …

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