Category: Seeds

22 Tips on Growing Your Own Food

Photo by mckaysavage. Write your own garden calender on when to do what and print it out and put it on the wall to be more effective at growing food Write a garden journal to learn more effectively from your experiences Purchase an extra 5 kg kitchen scale and a notebook to find out how

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Give Winter Thoughts to Summer Seed Saving

Photo by dawnzy58. This is a guest post written by Jenny. Check out her blog at http://seeded.wordpress.com. “It’s dark, it’s cold, it’s winter, and seed-saving season is over. No reason to think about it for at least another six months. Right? Wrong. Even if you don’t have bowls of dried seeds around that still haven’t

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What Are Heirloom Seeds

Heirloom seeds are free. Usually heirloom plants are the ones that have been free for more than 50 years. They will grow into plants that the world has never seen before. Well not that unique but in the same way as brothers and sisters look alike and like their parents. Sometimes the plants will be

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8 Ways To Grow More Food

1. Planning – WHEN will you grow WHAT, and HOW? 2. Work every day – Find out what you can do TODAY to grow more food, and do it 3. Water your plants on dry days – How much WATER do your plants need? 4. Plant “seeds” – Order books, order seeds, make appointments 5.

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Need More Seeds

Now that most of the red beets and the first round of carrots are harvested from the raised beds I’m left with big patches of free soil. I ran out of spinach so today I ordered three more bags of seeds. As described on the back of the bag it’s possible to sow spinach until

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