Category Archive: Gardening

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Sep 27

Gardening For Chickens

Have you ever thought of gardening for your chickens, basically adding a few extra plants in your garden to supplement your chicken diet? If you have enough garden space, I would encourage you to plant extra vegetables and fruit to add extra nutrition beyond commercial chicken feed. Do you have fruit trees on your homestead, …

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Sep 26

Garden To Do List For September

This insightful article detailing a compressive Garden To Do List For September will help guide you through different chores (joys) of fall cleanup so you can have a healthy vital garden next spring! Harvesting the end of summer crops, planting fall crop, fortify your soil, tending your compost pile are just a few of the …

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Sep 17

A Victory Garden For A Family Of Five

This illustrated picture of a A Victory Garden For A Family Of Five on a plot of by 25 by 50 feet is a guide of how people grew a large garden harvest of fruits and vegetables on a small piece of land. Victory gardens, also called war gardens or food gardens for defense, were …

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Sep 14

How To Make A 2 Liter Plastic Bottle Fruit Picker

This step by step tutorial of how to make a 2 liter plastic bottle fruit picker on a stick is an amazing tool that will help you harvest your fruit orchard crop more safely. Apples, pears, peaches, nectarines, apricots, plums and a variety of nuts are great candidates to use this tool to pick trees. …

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Sep 12

How To Build Potato Growing Boxes

If you want to plant potatoes in containers, try building these boxes so you can add soil as the potatoes grow and then  when you are ready to harvest you remove the bottom most board and harvest that layer and then move up to the next board and reach in and harvest that layer. I …

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Sep 12

How To Harvest Sunflower Seeds

This simple tip of how to harvest Sunflower seeds will save you tons of time, effort and finger pain. First time gardeners will appreciate this old time wisdom and say “why did I not think of that”. Removing sunflower seeds that are firmly imbedded into the sunflower head can be a challenge.  This simple tip …

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