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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 !!” →

"Spring"ing Ahead In The Garden

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Wow the past few days have been very busy here on the homestead. We like many other gardeners, and homesteaders are getting into our “busy” season.

With the vegetable and flower gardens, firewood (good bio-mass fuel, but that is a whole other blog post), coupled with blogging , “paid” work and the rest of the homesteading chores, time seems to be a waning commodity. Check Out The Rest of ““Spring”ing Ahead In The Garden” →

7 Veggies That Just Love To Start Out Early

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Green Peas

Here is list of 7 vegetables that can be started very early, most as soon as the ground can be worked. They are all very hardy or hardy and thrive in cooler weather. Don’t be afraid to set them out in the cooler weather. They really do like and can handle the frost !!

1.- Peas – are a very hardy vegetable that can be sown directly in the garden as soon as the soil can be worked. Which is usually 5-6 weeks before the average date of your last frost. Plant them about 2 inches deep and 2 inches apart. Provide a nice trellis for them to climb on . They like Check Out The Rest of “7 Veggies That Just Love To Start Out Early” →

7 of our Favorite Small Space Vegetables

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Edible container garden in NYC. Credit Tashian at Flickr

Spring is on it’s way and if you’re doing your gardening in a small space, especially in containers, or square foot gardening. You should be looking for vegetable varieties listed as ‘compact’ or ‘dwarf’. Great for the urban or suburban dweller where space is at a premium.
There are many different varieties of vegetables out there that you can use for compact container gardens or limited space you just have to Check Out The Rest of “7 of our Favorite Small Space Vegetables” →

Herbs in the Garden ? - Essential For A Working Homestead

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Garden Herbs

Until recently I never really paid attention to herbs as a regular part of the produce picture of my gardens, Sure, I had a few that I thought would be interesting to grow and cause they make nice flowers. Then I began to cook, Now this changes the whole scope of things.

I was kind of tired of buying dried herbs in the bottle, so now Check Out The Rest of “Herbs in the Garden ? – Essential For A Working Homestead” →

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