Category Archive: Vegetable & Fruit

All posts related to vegetables and fruits.

Jul 24

Adding Coffee Grounds For Acid To Your Blueberry Bushes

If you have blueberry bushes or are planning to grow blueberry bushes, here are some interesting tips of growing them. Blueberry bushes need to have some acid when growing so acid needs to be added and worked into the soil around the base of the bush every couple of years. Some folks buy acid to …

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Jul 15

Growing Blackberries On A Trellis

I love blackberries. I think they are much better tasting than raspberries. They used to grow wild in the area I lived in but they have all been done away with due to housing construction. I miss those berries a lot. I used to pick baskets of them every year and make freezer jam out …

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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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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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