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More Food from the Wild and Your Yard – Graft Fruit Trees!

December 12, 2016

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I once did a horticultural analysis of a property way out in the scrublands. The owner had good clean water, no real neighbors, a great location… and hot, fast-drying, mineral-poor sand that was really, really bad for gardening. There was no couching it. I had to tell him: this area just won’t cut it for most of your planned annual […]

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Roll Your Own Cigars

November 24, 2016

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If you don’t see tobacco as important to survival, I feel for you. I’ve been growing it for years (and you can too) and during the worst days of the crash, when I was unemployed, watching friend after friend go broke and seeing folks lose their homes right and left… a good cigar was one […]

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The Top 7 Survival Gardening Secrets

November 7, 2016

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If your eyes are open right now, you know Western Civilization is in trouble. Now is the time to start survival gardening. Today we share 7 survival gardening secrets that will get you off on the right foot. 1. Grow Near, Not Far This is one of those “secrets” I can’t repeat enough. Don’t put […]

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Keep Your Garden Producing This Winter With Cold Frame Gardening

October 20, 2016

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Like most gardeners I have been looking for ways to get the most out of my garden. I don’t know about you, but feeding my family is a year round deal, my garden plays a huge role in that. Extending the season with cold frame gardening is one of the simplest ways to do so. […]

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10 Ways To Heat A Cold Frame Over Winter

September 25, 2016

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10 Ways To Heat a Cold Frame Over Winter

No matter what part of the country you live in, at some point the growing season will come to an end as winter draws near. The days get shorter, the sun gets lower in the sky, and the ground cools and sometimes even freezes. One good hard frost is all it takes to wipe out […]

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Your Getting Started Guide, To Fall Gardening, Like Your Life Depended On It

August 22, 2016

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Fast Start Guide To Fall Gardening Part I-WO

I used to wait for spring with bated breath. I would watch for a good day for tilling, go out and buy a bunch of transplants and seeds, and then have a wild and crazy weekend tearing up the earth and putting everything in the ground. Thinking ahead? Naw… I had Spring fever! I wouldn’t […]

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