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Category: harvest

Rescuing My Tomato Plants

When I find these new shoots on my tomato plants I normally pinch them off to force the plant to focus its energy on the developing fruits instead of foliage, but now that all of my plants are affected by blight I suddenly find myself welcoming these new shoots as they provide much needed foliage

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The 2010 Harvest

This is the log describing the food I brought in from my garden grown in 2010. I wrote a post called My Garden Layout in 2010 if you want more details about the garden. ———————- Leeks: 2010-10-10: 1 pcs. Total:  1 pcs. ———————- Tomatoes: 2010-10-05: 2525 g (green), 1894 g (red) 2010-09-21: 223 g (yellow,

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Category: harvest

How to Build a Cheap and Simple Scarecrow

Last year my strawberries were protected by a chicken wire mesh but as I’m scaling up my garden in size it’s not practical to use that kind of protection against birds. The best thing would probably be a large plastic netting that could easily be spread out over the strawberries and easily be removed again.

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And While We Wait For The Potatoes…

I have a number of smaller projects in my garden that I want to write about today. The big project I’m working on is our new chicken coop but there’s not much new to report yet, but do look out for the upcoming third part in the series. Mulching We have a rather big large

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Food4Wealth Review

Here is my review of Jonathan White’s product called Food4Wealth. Jonathan has over 20 years of experience as an environmental scientist and horticulturalist. He claims that if you follow his program in the form of an eBook and related videos you can save up to $5,000 per year, and that may indeed turn out to

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The 2009 Harvest

Now that the snow is covering everything around here I’ve had a chance to look through the stacks of paper documenting my food growing adventures in 2009. This is a log describing the food I’m bringing in from my garden grown in 2009. I’m using the following beds: Raised bed, 3 m x 1.2 m

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How to Harvest Sea Buckthorn

This is Magnus showing the most efficient way to harvest sea buckthorn. Well, he doesn’t exactly harvest the berries, but he only takes away the raw juice, which is good because he doesn’t harm the buckthorn shrubs: Part 1: [media id=5 width=500 height=395] Part 2: [media id=6 width=500 height=395] You can read more about his

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