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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” →

"Spring"ing Ahead In The Garden

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Lettuce

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” →

Some Beginners Tips For Starting Your Organic Garden

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Yes, It’s that time of year again. Time to get into gardening mode. I truly do love this time of year, the chickadee’s are singing the spring “fee-bee”song, the coyote’s are howling, the days are getting longer, and I can smell it in the air. As for my gardening preparation, I can’t do anything outside yet as the ground is still Check Out The Rest of “Some Beginners Tips For Starting Your Organic Garden” →

A Nod To Nasturtium

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Nearly everyone that has spent anytime in a garden has grown a Nasturtium. And today’s foodies, salad lovers, and veg eaters know the tangy, peppery taste of the seeds, leaves and flowers are one of the best in the edibles category, likewise most gardeners know they are one of the best pest repellent varieties to be had.

A native of Mexico they are Check Out The Rest of “A Nod To Nasturtium” →

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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