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Recycling Materials on Hand for Compost Bin Plans
January 26, 2022 · · Growing

Add to Favorites There are endless compost bin plans available online. A basic understanding of what components a compost bin must have is essential. Composting is among the easiest, environmentally …

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Starting Your Own Seeds
January 20, 2022 · · Growing

Starting your own seeds saves considerable money over buying plants from a nursery. It also avoids introducing devastating bacteria and fungi to your garden.

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Beyond Straw Bale Gardens: The Six-Week Greenhouse
December 21, 2021 · · Growing

A new gardening trend gathered steam in 2013: grow vegetables out of an agricultural waste product, with a method that eases the back while building soil for future gardens. Straw bale gardening drew a lot of skepticism. But it works.

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How to Grow Asparagus — The Garden Wonder
May 13, 2021 · · Growing

Add to Favorites Asparagus is the most worry-free perennial plant there is for the home gardener. If you have bought some lately, then you know how expensive it is. In …

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Your Guide to Farm Pond Design

You can create an effective farm pond design, whether you live on a few acres or 500. The water from a small stream is sufficient.

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The Countryside Tale
March 13, 2019 · · Homesteading

Add to Favorites Around 1969, JD Belanger, the founder of this magazine, combined Rabbit World, which was 32 pages long, with Dairy Goat Guide, which was 12 pages, and Countryside, which …

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Managing Healthy Farm Ponds

Add to Favorites By Joe Cadieux of – Farm ponds are a fantastic resource for livestock, wildlife, fish, and irrigation for farming and homesteading today. They come in many shapes and sizes …

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Going Organic Saves Me Work

Add to Favorites By Anita B. Stone, The Homesteader’s Bits & Pieces I was a bit skeptical to try organic agriculture because I thought it meant more work for me. But …

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Growing Seedlings Indoors: What’s the Problem?

Here are a few of the most common dilemmas that gardeners face when growing seedlings indoors, along with their solutions. Such as how to fix stunted growth in plants.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Container Potatoes

Add to Favorites By Lori Fontanes I know what you’re thinking: what’s so special about potatoes? With all those ubiquitous orders of fries and mashed platters, why do I need to …

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Fertilizer Numbers and the Basics of Fertilizing Vegetables
February 25, 2019 · · Growing

Add to Favorites Fertilizer numbers are something that I learned about when I was a biology major in college. Both my chemistry and biology classes taught me the importance of …

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How to Care for Apple Trees & Other Varieties

Add to Favorites By Elizabeth Crow Miller – If you’re wondering how to care for apple trees then you should first consider that trees should be fed just like your …

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A Guide to Growing Chives

Add to Favorites By Gail Reynolds – Whenever I think of growing herbs outdoors here at Timberlakes, I think about growing chives. Chives are about the sturdiest and most dependable herb …

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