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Fish Pellets as Fertilizer

Fish Pellets as Fertilizer

Fish Pellets as Fertilizer

Whenever I can I like to use organic fertilizers.  People ask me all the time how I grow such mammoth rhubarb plants and I always grin and I say I’m not sure.  That grin should be a tell all – I do know, I’m just not telling.  Until today. Fish pellets as fertilizer is the secret.



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Test Your Soil For Lead Before Planting Your Garden

Test Your Soil For Lead Before Planting Your Garden




Test Your Soil For Lead Before Planting Your Garden

If your garden is located near or next to a home, barn or additional structure that was built before 1978 test your soil for lead before planting your garden. Otherwise, you might be ingesting lead through your plants or tracking lead based soil into your home.
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Seedling Cold Frame Out of Recycled Lumber

Seedling Cold Frame Out of Recycled Lumber - Building this seedling cold frame out of recycled lumber allows you to start your seeds earlier outdoors, transition your seedlings to the elements quicker for ground planting.

Seedling Cold Frame Out of Recycled Lumber

Building this seedling cold frame out of recycled lumber allows you to start your seeds earlier outdoors, transition your seedlings to the elements quicker for ground planting. This even allows you to extend your growing season by placing plants in the box in the fall to protect from night frost.
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Pickled Beets Canning to Preserve Them

Pickled Beets Canning to Preserve Them

Pickled Beets Canning to Preserve Them

Ah, summer!  The garden is thriving and we all want to preserve our fruits and vegetables.  One of our favorite vegetables is beets.  Fresh, roasted, boiled or canned -no matter how you slice them up, we enjoy them. Here is how we pickled beets canning to preserve them

 

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