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Root Cellar Construction – Building with Earthbags

Root Cellar Construction – Building with Earthbags This is a great project on how to build a root cellar using earth bags. For those unfamiliar with the term, a root cellar is an underground room that acts like a natural refrigerator, maintaining temperatures in the mid 30’s F in the winter and mid 50’s in …

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6 Low-Budget DIY Root Cellar Ideas With Free Plans

6 Low-Budget DIY Root Cellar Ideas With Free Plans By paying close attention to the crop varieties you choose, your timing for harvest and the best storage conditions for each type of fruit or vegetable, you’ll be able to enjoy the taste of summer well into winter with the help of a root cellar. The …

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How To Build A Root Cellar

How to Build An Underground Root Cellar This is a great project on how to build a root cellar or a secret underground bunker if that is what you want. For those unfamiliar with the term, a root cellar is an underground room that acts like a natural refrigerator, maintaining temperatures in the mid 30’s …

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3 Ways To Protect Root Crops From Gophers And Moles

3 Ways to Protect Root Crops from Gophers and Moles Wildlife is wonderful to watch unless of course you’re watching it munch on the vegetables in your vegetable garden! Not all wildlife should be banished from your vegetable garden, however, as some wildlife are beneficial predators that eat harmful animals, insects, and slugs. so if …

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Cheap and Easy Earthbag Root Cellar Project

Cheap and Easy Earthbag Root Cellar Project  Root cellars are just fantastic. They were essentially the first refrigerators built. They can keep your fruit and vegetables good all year round by keeping your food 40 degrees lower than the summer temperature outside and in winter the root cellar will keep the food just above freezing. …

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