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How To Plant A Fall Cover Crop In Your Garden – Recharge Your Soil!

There is no more simple and powerful way to re-energize your garden’s soil than by planting a fall cover crop. And you might just be amazed at just how easy it is to do! Cover crops provide a long list of benefits to tired garden soil. See: The Amazing Benefits of Planting a Fall Cover …

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How To Build A DIY Harvest Rack To Ripen Fruits & Vegetables

One of the best ways to ripen late season fruit and vegetables is with a simple DIY harvest rack. And creating one at home couldn’t be easier! Harvest racks are perfect for ripening tomatoes, peppers, and fruits such as peaches, cherries and plums. And they are also great for curing everything from garlic to potatoes …

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Gardening With Chickens, The Secret To Less Weeds, Pests & Better Soil!

Gardening with chickens might just be one of the best partnerships that could ever exist for both the home gardener, and the chickens! Raising chickens and having productive gardens and flowerbeds go hand in hand. In fact, it is one of the finest examples of pure sustainability and permaculture you will ever find.  The chickens …

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How To Save Vegetable Seeds From The Garden

Saving vegetable seeds from your garden is a fun and easy way to save on the garden budget. But its also the perfect way to grow healthier plants, and a have a more productive garden! By saving seeds from your best vegetables and from your healthiest and highest producing plants, you create a higher quality …

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How To Create A Fall Vegetable Garden With A Mid-Summer Planting

If you are looking to create a fall vegetable garden, summertime is the right time to get planting! As we head into mid-July and early August, many gardens are overflowing with a bounty of fresh crops. From tomatoes, peppers, green beans and corn, to greens and more, the harvest can sometimes seem never-ending. And with …

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How To Harvest The Garden To Get The Most From Your Crops!

When it comes to how to best harvest a garden, when and how you pick your produce makes a huge difference. And not just for how much plants will produce, but for how long they will stay in production as well! With the exception of determinate vegetable plants that bear their fruit all at once …

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How To Harvest, Cure And Store Garlic This Summer – And Replant This Fall!

Summer is here, and that means it is time to harvest, cure and store the garlic that was planted last fall. And, that means its also time to select the best bulbs from the harvest to plant again this fall! Hardneck garlic is a wonderfully simple and delicious crop to grow in the home garden. …

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Planning & Planting A Garden For Canning & Preserving

Planting a garden for canning and preserving is an excellent way to stock a home pantry with healthy, low-cost food. With the cost of fruit and vegetables seemingly always on the rise, growing more of what you and your family eat is an excellent way to keep grocery bills in check. And of course, ensure …

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Growing Turnips From Seed – How To Plant, Maintain and Harvest Turnips

When it comes to delicious easy-grow crops for the garden – it is hard to beat growing turnips from seed! Turnips are a great addition to any garden plan. This ultra-nutritious crop has been grown around the world for thousands of years. And, it continues to be a popular garden crop today as well. Turnips …

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Onion Sets Vs. Onion Seeds – What Is The Best Method To Grow Onions?

When it comes to planting onion sets vs. onion seeds or seedlings, is one method really better than the other? When should I plant onions? And what varieties are best for my area? These onion growing questions are always at the top of the list as the spring garden planting season begins to swing into …

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