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Planting Schedule

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Hi everyone,
I have had quite a few requests again this year to post a planting schedule, because of space restrictions on this blog it is far easier to post a link to Check Out The Rest of “When Do I Plant That ???” →

4 Leafy Greens You Can Plant In Your Garden Now !!

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With the cooler weather and Autumn approaching fast , now is the time for a fall crop of leafy greens , that most folks attribute to early spring.

Some of the best for cool weather Check Out The Rest of “4 Leafy Greens You Can Plant In Your Garden Now !!” →

Organic Pest Prevention - 10 DO'S and DON'TS For Your Garden

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A summer days harvest !

Going organic is not as hard as you might think. These 10 Do’s and Dont’s are based on not letting the “bad” pests gain a foothold in your vegetable and flower gardens.

Most plants are far tougher than we tend to think they are, and can take some pest damage and still thrive. This does not mean just let mother nature take her course either. Check Out The Rest of “Organic Pest Prevention – 10 DO’S and DON’TS For Your Garden” →

Bee-ing A New Beekeeper

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So here on the homestead we have gone headlong into rearing our first hive of honey bees, and we couldn’t be happier with the outcome so far.

Being a complete amateur at this, we shall see if Check Out The Rest of “Bee-ing A New Beekeeper” →

Spinach-Maybe Popeye Is Smarter Than We Thought

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Savoy Leaf variety

Popeye used his spinach to make him strong, just like we tell our kids, but maybe Popeye was getting much more for his efforts.

Here is a quick run down on Spinach;

Spinach
Spinacia oleracea
Spinach is a very hardy annual with a rosette of dark green leaves. Sometimes the leaves can be crinkled, which is called a Savoy Leaf variety, or flat. Spinach is related to beets and chard.

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Growing Spinach: Being a very hardy plant spinach can tolerate the cold; in fact, it does extremely well in cool weather. Heat and long days will make Check Out The Rest of “Spinach-Maybe Popeye Is Smarter Than We Thought” →

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