Growing

Growing Garlic For Backyard Chickens
September 5, 2022 · · Growing

I often get asked what can chickens eat? Garlic has some really amazing health benefits for chickens (and humans!). Find out how to feed it to your backyard chickens and how easy growing garlic can be.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Growing Garlic
September 5, 2022 · · Growing

Growing garlic in your garden is one of the easiest things you can do! Many cultures developed their own varieties, such as southern Europe, eastern Europe, and Asia.

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Making Herb Salts and Garlic Oil: Recipes for Imperfect Harvests
September 5, 2022 · · Growing, Recipes

When insects attack your growing basil or your garlic doesn’t grow to a desired size, don’t worry, you can still make delicious, infused garlic oil recipes and salts with your imperfect herbs.

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Winter Cover Crops And Green Manure Strategies
September 2, 2022 · · Growing

Winter cover crop strategies refer to cover crops scheduled into a crop rotation plan. Organic farming relies on soil health and cycling of nutrients through the soil using natural processes.

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Winter Wheat: The Good of Grain
September 2, 2022 · · Growing

Winter wheat may have the potential of changing agriculture across the Great Plains.

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Which Cover Crops for Gardens Work Best in Your Climate?
September 2, 2022 · · Growing

When it comes to cover crops for gardens, the list of benefits is extensive. Choosing the best cover crop to accomplish the job in your climate is where most people run into difficulty.

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Planting Kale in the Fall Garden

Planting kale isn’t just a spring activity in our gardens. When spring crops wilt from summer’s heat, and we have the pantry lined with the fruits of our labors, we till up the soil and plant a fall garden.

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Heirloom Seeds: Not Just Tomatoes
September 1, 2022 · · Growing

When many think of heirloom seeds, they believe that it is just tomatoes; however, it is far more vast than a common tomato.

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Building a Cheap, Seasonal Greenhouse

A greenhouse can be crucial for extending the growing season. It keeps plants warm while letting in a full day’s worth of sunlight.

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A Market Garden Planner for Profit

Whether you’re using paper and pencil or an online market garden planner, why not start dreaming? It could be the start of a long-term, sustainable business venture for you!

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How to Sell Produce to Restaurants: 11 Tips for Modern Farmers
August 5, 2022 · · Growing

Add to Favorites Knowing how to sell produce to restaurants is another part of farming, says Wendy Baroli. “If you’re in the business of farming, you also have to be …

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Preparing For Market

Add to Favorites By Alexis Griffee Many farmers have perfected their trade on the farm, yet have no formal training or experience in how to market themselves or their farms to …

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Aquaponic Systems for Homesteaders
July 25, 2022 · · Growing

Aquaponic systems could be a top-notch method of gardening for homesteaders. Why? Because it is a simple agricultural system that can be placed almost anywhere: in your backyard, in a greenhouse, or indoors.

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A Guide to Pepper Plant Diseases
July 17, 2022 · · Growing

Add to Favorites Hot, sweet, purple, yellow, wrinkly or bell – I love all peppers. If you find yourself wanting to harvest your peck of peppers, but are having trouble …

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How Do Blueberries Grow?
July 17, 2022 · · Growing

How do blueberries grow in my garden when there seems to be so much stacked against them? For the last few years, I have been enjoying homegrown blueberries.

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