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5 Greenhouse Space-Saving Secrets

5 Greenhouse Space-Saving Secrets

Last week, I wrote about three things I have learned in just a few years of owning a greenhouse. Our greenhouse is 20 feet long and 14 feet wide, and 9 feet tall in the center. This is the perfect ...

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Planning For Spring: Seed Shopping

Planning For Spring: Seed Shopping

You’ve likely got most things taken care of in the garden and most of your garden tools put away for the winter.  If you haven’t done so already, now is the time to begin thinking about what you want to ...

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The Survival Garden: Plan Ahead

The Survival Garden: Plan Ahead

As a homesteader, you probably have a goal of growing most of your own food. However, the road to self-sufficiency doesn’t appear overnight. Perhaps you started with a small garden with a few tomato plants and a box of lettuce. ...

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Fall Planting, Planning, and Preparations

Fall Planting, Planning, and Preparations

While many of us think only of spring as planting time, there is much gardening to be done throughout fall. Officially, fall begins with the autumnal equinox, but a much better description of fall comes from master gardener Paul James: ...

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The Beauty Of Details

The Beauty Of Details

“Plan your work for today and every day, then work your plan.” Norman Vincent Peale When I was in junior high school, one of my closest friend’s fathers decided to surprise his wife with homemade fried chicken. His kids had ...

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Gardening 101 – Back to Basics

Gardening 101 – Back to Basics

Whether you’re just starting to think about planting a garden or a veteran of many seasons, it never hurts to return to the basics for a refresher. Gardening is possible just about anywhere there is a plot of ground that ...

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Planning And Planting The Fall Garden

Planning And Planting The Fall Garden

July and August are the glory days of the summer vegetable garden. Your tomato vines are probably waist-high and heavy with fruit. The green beans need daily picking, and your zucchini and summer squash are going like gangbusters. Then September ...

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