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Video: How to Preserve Your Garden's Harvest

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Video: How to Preserve Your Garden's Harvest

There’s no reason to stop eating homegrown meals just because your growing season is wrapping up. Using these five preservation methods so you can eat from your garden all year round. For canning recipes and food safety information check out the National Center for Home Food Preservation.
Jordan Tony Oct 27, 2022
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5 Best Pumpkins for Baking

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5 Best Pumpkins for Baking

This might be slightly presumptuous, but it’s safe to say that we all know someone who has a fantastic pumpkin pie recipe. The kind that makes the pie’s life expectancy short and sweet and has us craving for more. The recipes that offer such gifts to our tastebuds often vary with the amount of...
Mike Fitzgerald Oct 25, 2022
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How to Grow Shiitake Mushrooms

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How to Grow Shiitake Mushrooms

The cultivation of delicious, meaty shiitake mushrooms originated in East Asia where the fungus grows wild in hardwood forests. The name shiitake actually describes the type of wood that they prefer to grow on with “shii” referring to the Chinquapin genus of trees and “take” meaning mushroom...
Jordan Tony Oct 20, 2022
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How to Make Organic Fertilizer at Home

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How to Make Organic Fertilizer at Home

There are a host of elements that are essential for healthy garden crops, but the three that are most limited in our natural environment are Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium—commonly referred to by their chemical symbols N, P, and K. Most gardeners know what aisle of the big box store to find...
Jordan Tony Oct 4, 2022
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3 Steps to Winterize Your Garden

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3 Steps to Winterize Your Garden

As the temperatures cool and the sun begins to dip lower in the sky, your vegetable garden may start to look a bit bedraggled. This is a completely normal part of the cycle of an annual vegetable garden, but it doesn’t mean your work is done for the year. Preparing your vegetable garden for winter...
Jordan Tony Sep 28, 2022
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Video: How to Grow Garlic

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Video: How to Grow Garlic

The falling temperatures and falling leaves are signaling that soon the green in our gardens will turn brown as life moves into its annual winter dormancy. There’s a handful of plants that can survive—and even thrive—in the harshness of winter. One of those plants is garlic. Typically planted in the...
Misty Newcomb Sep 22, 2022
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How to Grow Beets

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How to Grow Beets

Beets were most likely first cultivated thousands of years ago by the Greeks and Romans. Early beets were primarily grown for their fleshy leaves which were similar to what we now call “Swiss Chard.” The first recorded evidence of beets being grown for their bulbous roots was in the 1500s in Germany...
Jordan Tony Sep 19, 2022
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Video: How to Save Seeds from Your Garden

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Video: How to Save Seeds from Your Garden

Saving your own seeds from your garden is a rewarding practice and over time it will adapt your veggies to your garden’s specific microclimate. Here are a few tips for new seed savers and some veggies to get started with. For a more detailed description on how to save seeds, check out this article...
Jordan Tony Sep 16, 2022
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