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Starting Seeds for Your Vegetable Garden
When starting vegetables from seed, it’s important to provide appropriate amounts of light and moisture.

Straw Bale Gardens
Planting your vegetables in straw bales may be the perfect solution to poor soil quality.

Growing Your Own Vegetables in a Backyard Garden
With a simple backyard garden, growing your own vegetables is a sustainable and valuable practice. 




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Making Molasses on the Family Farm

A Missouri woman recalls making molasses from sugar cane as a cash crop for her family farm.
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