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How to Build a Root Cellar / Storm Shelter

How to Build a Root Cellar / Storm Shelter  This is a great project on how to build a root cellar or a storm shelter 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 F …

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Root Cellars – Why We All Need One

Root Cellars – Why We All Need One 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. If you …

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How To Start A Customized Root Cellar Storage System

How To Start A Customized Root Cellar Storage System Root cellars are normally for keeping food supplies that need low temperature and steady humidity. They keep food from freezing during the winter and keep food cool during the summer months to prevent spoilage. Typically, a variety of vegetables are placed in the root cellar in the autumn, …

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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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DIY Build – The Root Cellar Project

DIY Build – The Root Cellar Project  This is a great article that shows us in lots of detail, how to build a root cellar.  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 …

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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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