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8 Medicinal Trees You Should Be Growing on your Homestead

8 Medicinal Trees You Should Be Growing on your Homestead Growing your own groceries is one of the most important steps to developing an off-grid or self-reliant existence, but growing your own medicine should also be placed at the top of your list of thing to grow. Many trees that commonly grow in North America and …

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Everything You need To Know About Growing Watermelons

Everything You need To Know About Growing Watermelons When the Summer starts to get close, there are many people who love to sit back in there garden and enjoy a nice slice of sweet and juicy watermelon. Purchasing large watermelons from the your local store is one option but what you could do instead is …

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The 12 Easiest Vegetables To Grow At Home

The 12 Easiest Vegetables To Grow At Home A lot of people, myself included, are growing our own vegetables to beat the credit crunch. And why not? Planting a few seeds in containers, in your backyard or in your garden will yield delicious, organic vegetables – and can save money, too! Growing organic vegetables is …

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DIY Aquaponics System Using A 55 Gallon Bucket

DIY Aquaponics System Using A 55 Gallon Bucket Aquaponics is a method by which you grow plants and nurture aquatic animals together in a system that recirculates the nutrients produced, to the benefit of both plants and animals. The aquaponics approach is gaining in popularity as a sustainable gardening method and if you’re curious to …

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Container Gardening – Growing A Lemon Tree

Container Gardening – Growing A Lemon Tree Growing lemon trees in garden pots is hugely rewarding. Not only are they prolific fruit producers, the blossoms of lemon trees are incredibly fragrant and beautiful. Growing this lemon tree has a few challenges because the heat of the Summer season can quickly dry out the pot. Especially …

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13 Tips For Growing Tomatoes

13 Do’s & Do Not’s of Growing Tomatoes Home grown tomatoes are simply the best. They offer much more flavor than those sold at the grocery stores and even at many markets. Growing your own tomatoes is a great way for you and family to enjoy lots of fresh (and organic!) tomatoes and save money …

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