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Attack of The Green Potatoes

Attack of The Green Potatoes

Have you ever noticed a slight green tinge to your potatoes? Or maybe you’ve seen the occasional greenish chip in a bag of potato chips. Potatoes sometimes turn green and, no it is not an old wives’ tale that this ...

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Heirlooms: Root Vegetables

Heirlooms: Root Vegetables

Root vegetables are a diverse category of tasty plants. Many produce delicious, edible roots, but also greens that are nutritious and tasty. If your kids resist eating many of these, especially turnips, beets, and radishes, try growing heirloom varieties. They ...

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All About Sprouts

All About Sprouts

Sprouts have long haunted the refrigerated sections of health food stores and the insides of vegetarian sandwiches. Those who have been eating sprouts for years know how great they are for your health. When beans are allowed to sprout, enzymes ...

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How To Dehydrate Tasty Snacks

How To Dehydrate Tasty Snacks

Snack time is an important time around the house. Your kids are itching for something tasty and you want to give them something that is natural and healthful. Dehydrated snacks are a great compromise. They are delicious, and if you ...

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How Valuable Is Your Dirt?

How Valuable Is Your Dirt?

When it comes to survival gardening, it all begins with dirt. Once you’ve gotten yourself completely off the grid, you might be generating enough electricity to consider hydroponics. Until that time, you’re stuck with good old-fashioned dirt if you’re looking ...

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God’s Miracle Dust

God’s Miracle Dust

Diatomaceous earth, or DE, is substance that has been around for literally millions of years. In terms of human history, DE has been used for thousands of years. In the US, its usefulness in the home, garden, and on the ...

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Will Your Soil Pass The Test?

Will Your Soil Pass The Test?

To grow crops successfully, you need to have good soil. Some people are fortunate enough to live in an area in which the soil is rich with nutrients and perfect for growing vegetables. For the rest of us, there are ...

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Heirloom Squash, Gourds, and Pumpkins

Heirloom Squash, Gourds, and Pumpkins

Heirloom varieties of vegetables, fruits, and even flowers are more popular than ever these days as gardeners learn to love the unique colors, flavors, and shapes of these older varieties. If you have minimal experience with heirlooms, you have surely ...

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