Making Hypertufa Pots

Tufa is a variety of limestone that is found around the world.  It is porous and soft enough to carve, used in building and to make various other things such as livestock water troughs.  It eventually was used by gardeners to plant in.  Because of its porous properties,  it was used for herb and succulent …

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Growing Baby Greens

Try Eating the Leaves of Plants to Improve Your Health. Leafy vegetables are packed with fiber along with vitamins, minerals, and plant-based substances that help protect you from heart disease, diabetes, and perhaps even cancer. They can be used raw in salads or green smoothies as well as wilted in a hot pan of oil.  Different mixtures of …

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Fall Plants

 A fall garden means that you harvest in the fall A fall garden actually means you have to put your fall plants into the garden in the summer. Depending on where you live you may be able to harvest winter vegetables but you want to plant your fall garden around 50 to  60 days before …

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Grow some of your own Good Food

Growing a Vegetable Garden Just like many things that are rewarding and fulfilling vegetable gardening can be frustrating as well.  People will say about a successful gardener “They must have a green thumb because they can grow anything”. The truth is just like with any sport, hobby or occupation it takes time and practice to …

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Protect Your Plants With Row Cover

Lightweight Row Cover One way to grow an organic garden is to exclude the insects from your crop. This can be done and still let the sun in by using a lightweight row cover that you can buy on Amazon. This row cover is a  spun material that comes in different weights and you want …

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