Organic Gardening

How to Make Your Own Indoor Grow Light Stand

If you grow plants from seed (or if you want to), you're likely going to want to start a few of them indoors. And if you start your seeds indoors, something that will make your life so much easier (and make your seedlings bigger, stronger and...

The Principles of Permaculture (And How to Make Them Work For You!)

Knowing how to apply the principles of permaculture to your property can make your homestead more productive with less effort on your part. But first you have to understand what the principles of permaculture are and, of course, what permaculture...

3 Easy Ways to Help Save the Bees (And Why it Matters)

By Ginny Aaron Something that has been near and dear to my heart for a long time is the devastating drop in the global honeybee population. Honeybees ALONE are responsible for pollinating 80% of fruits and vegetables.Considering how much we depend on these little...
How to Grow Pumpkins From Seed

How to Grow Pumpkins From Seed

  The only thing I love more than our annual trip to the pumpkin patch each fall is being able to harvest pumpkins right from our own garden. Sugar Pie pumpkins, French heirlooms, Jack-O-Lanterns, white Luminas… there are so many varieties...

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How to Grow Carrots From Seed

How to Grow Carrots From Seed

Learn how to grow carrots from seed as well as how to harvest and store them with this simple step-by-step guide and enjoy homegrown carrots in season and year-round! Carrots are one of my favourite vegetables to grow from seed. For one, they’re easy to grow just...

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How to Grow Peas From Seed

How to Grow Peas From Seed

Peas are high on my list of vegetables I love to grow (and eat!). We’ve planted peas in our garden every year since we started growing an edible garden, and we’ve always ended up with a bumper crop for fresh eating and freezing for later. ...

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How to Grow Broccoli From Seed

How to Grow Broccoli From Seed

Broccoli is probably my very favourite vegetable of all. Naturally, when it comes to growing vegetables, our broccoli plants tend to take up a fair amount of “real estate” in our garden (especially given that they grow quite large). But it’s...

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How to Grow Tomatoes From Seed

How to Grow Tomatoes From Seed

Tomatoes are a staple in just about every home vegetable garden. They can be grown in garden rows, raised beds or containers, in greenhouses, on acres of land or on balconies. And there are sooo many kinds to choose from.  If you’re looking...

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