Category Archive: Vegetable & Fruit

All posts related to vegetables and fruits.

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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Jun 27

How To Grow Grapes In A Container

If you have limited space for a garden but would still like to grow some grapes this article will show you how it can be done. By giving the vine a frame to grow on and then keeping it pruned as you train it to grow all around its frame you can actually have a …

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Jun 26

Harvesting and Storing Garden Onions

Statistics show that over four million USA citizens today are homesteading for their daily food supplies. So if you are a homesteader and your backyard, terrace, community garden or orchard have some space for onions, it would be best for you to know your onions before you get started. The first thing that you need …

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Jun 23

How to Grow Kiwi Fruit Vines

How to Grow Kiwi Fruit Vines Before we start, a kiwi plant will take 3-5 years before you can get fruit, but once they do it’ll all be worth it. But for those few years, there’s plenty to enjoy from this beautiful plant. They’re vines, and they have soft, almost heart shaped leaves, a beautiful …

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Jun 23

Re-purpose Kitty Litter Buckets Into Strawberry Pots

If you have cats and purchase  kitty litter in the big buckets here is a nice way to re-purpose them into planters for strawberries. You can paint the buckets to be any color you would like and they turn out looking pretty nice. Each bucket can hold 14 strawberry plants in the sides of each …

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Jun 10

Growing Peppers And Dealing With Pests That Attack Them

          If you are growing peppers this year and would like to maximize your yield and prevent the various pests and diseases that can affect them this is a great article on growing peppers. You will learn how to prepare the soil and plant then go on to see that to reap the most peppers …

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