Organic Gardening

Top 10 Best Crops to Grow In A Victory Garden

Victory gardens gained popularity in both World War I and World War II when American and Canadian citizens were encouraged to grow as much of their own food as possible as part of the war effort, so that commercially grown food could be sent to...

12 Edible Perennials to Plant Once and Harvest Every Year

Every year in the spring, I plant the seeds that will eventually turn into the crops to be harvested from our annual vegetable garden. I’ve grown an annual garden for 8 years now, and every year is just as exciting as the last. But it is work,...

Go Beyond Organic Gardening to Grow More Food With Less Work

You've most likely heard of organic gardening before, but have you ever heard of beyond organic gardening? In this post, we'll go over exactly what this means, and how you can implement "beyond organic" practices in your own garden to grow more with less input. This...
How to Grow More Food In Less Space

How to Grow More Food In Less Space

One of the biggest problems that every homesteader runs into sooner or later is the issue of wanting to grow more food than their garden space allows for. You see, this whole growing your own food thing… it’s sort of addictive. The more you...

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How to Read & Understand Seed Packets

How to Read & Understand Seed Packets

Seed packets can contain a lot of confusing information, but learning how to read seed packets is crucial when it comes to giving your plants the best start in life. Here's a breakdown of all the information included on most seed packets, and how to actually...

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