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TAG : growing vegetables

Bitter Tomatoes, Tiny Onions and Weird Zucchini

Try as I might, and in spite of reading everything I can get my hands on, I always have failures in my garden. Some days I think to myself that I am not very good at this.So for all you people who are agonizing over why your garden doesn't look like Martha's, or even your next door neighbor's, ...

Gardening With a Raised Bed

Raised beds allow gardeners to overcome poor soil by creating the ideal growing mix. In addition, they also make gardening more comfortable, because raised beds mean less bending and kneeling.Whether you decide to purchase a kit or build your own, there are a few things to consider when ...

Easy Growing Vegetables for the Permaculture Garden

Not every aspiring homesteader has access to 5 gently sloping acres of rich, loamy soil. Author Jenni Blackmore presents a highly personal, entertaining account of how permaculture, "permanant agriculture", can be practiced in adverse conditions. Permaculture for the Rest of Us (New Society ...

Grow Nutritious Foods in a Container Garden

Don’t let a lack of time or space get in the way of gardening your way to a healthful lifestyle. Plant a container of nutritious vegetables and herbs. Include a few planters on the front porch, back patio, or right outside the kitchen door.All that’s needed is some potting mix, fertilizer, ...

In The Beginning

January 1, 2013: I decided my family would start making our own butter, baking our own bread, and growing our own vegetables. The butter and bread were the easiest part...the garden...not so much! The first day that even remotely felt like spring, I went out in the backyard and started digging ...

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