Step 5 Mulching and Watering your Organic Garden

    I combine mulching and watering in step 5 because they have so much in common. In my own garden I have found that mulching not only helps keep the weeds from taking over your garden it also conserves moisture and moderates soil temperature. First lets talk about water. You can use many different …

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Step 4 What to Plant and When

Knowing what types of vegetables to plant and what time of year to plant them has a major impact on how successful you will be.  Depending on where you garden this can vary greatly. You can find this information in several places but your state agricultural Universities are a good place to start. In Georgia …

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Pepper Sauce

Ingredients: Hot peppers  (really pretty if you use a variety of colors) Apple Cider Vinegar Salt Canning jars Sterilize your jars boiling in water for about 5-6 minutes. Wash your peppers, trimming off any long stems and removing any damaged peppers Pack your peppers into the jars. Optional:  Add 2-3 garlic cloves to jar Combine …

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Sauerkraut

The following recipe is a basic sauerkraut using only cabbage and salt.  You can add a variety of vegetables, fruits and spices to personalize your batches of sauerkraut.  For example, some add beets or apples to this recipe.  Others add dill, caraway or fresh garlic.  You’re only limited by your imagination and your taste buds. …

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Step 3 Adding Amendments and Making a Raised Vegetable Bed

Making a vegetable bed is something like making a bed you sleep in. It has different layers and is raised above ground level to provide an environment for something or someone to get into. In the case of vegetables you are making a bed that a plant or seed can establish itself and grow to …

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