April 23, 2014

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How To Grow Tomatoes In The Deep South

If there’s a Holy Grail of vegetable gardening… it has to be the tomato. Armies of fervent gardeners fight to grow this succulent fruit. Seed catalogs devote multiple pages to exotic varieties ranging from black-fleshed beefsteaks to tart yellow Romas. Home improvement stores roll out racks of rich green young seedlings in perfect six-packs… Yet, […]

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April 21, 2014

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10 Ways to Use That Invasive Mint

10 Ways to Use that Invasive Mint - ThePrepperProject.com

If you have ever grown mint in the ground, you have probably experienced its ability to multiply itself, eventually taking over the garden. It pops up in places you never thought it would, and grows well in zones 5-9, especially in rich composted soil. Thankfully, mint is a fantastic herb that has many uses from […]

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April 19, 2014

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7 Survival Crops You Can Grow Without Irrigation

Did you realize that many vegetables will grow without irrigation? Like us, most plants thrive when they get plenty of water – but some crops are also very good at mining for the moisture they need and hanging on to whatever falls from heaven. When it comes to survival gardening, ensuring a good supply of […]

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April 18, 2014

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5 Fertilizers You Can Grow

If you want to get a good yield on more plants, you need to fertilize – but what do you do when everything collapses? When you can’t run down to the store and pick up a bag of 10-10-10 or bloodmeal? Read on. Here are 5 fertilizers you can grow yourself: Nitrogen Nitrogen is the […]

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April 17, 2014

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Have What It Takes To Survive In The Wild?

I was recently at the NPS (National Preparedness Expo) expo in Tulsa Oklahoma. I had never been to one of these or any prepper shows before and I wanted to go and see what they are all about. I could talk about what I expected to experience and what actually happened but that’s another post […]

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April 16, 2014

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A Permaculture Resource for Temperate Climates

A lot of permaculture design has been targeted at the tropics and subtropics. These are EASY places to be a gardener and to rapidly build food forests. There are some notable exceptions, of course. As one example, Eric Toensmeier has written on his experiences with permaculture in Massachusetts. For the most part, however, gardeners in […]

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