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Get a Head Start On Your Garden: Sprout Seeds Indoors

Get a Head Start On Your Garden: Sprout Seeds Indoors

If you’re like most people who live in a place that has winter, you are probably itching to get outside.

Cabin fever tends to set in by January, although for the tougher amongst us, maybe not until February. While you can certainly spend time outdoors in the winter, the cold temperatures, gray skies, and lack of green can leave you feeling glum and even depressed. One way to beat the winter blues is by working on your garden.

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Growing An “Off The Grid” Fragrance Garden

Growing An “Off The Grid” Fragrance Garden

We all give thought to the “what if’s” of a disaster, economic collapse, or attack on U.S. soil. We’re stockpiling our food, learning to grow survival gardens, and figuring out ways to provide the essentials for ourselves and our families. ...

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Recognizing Diseases Common to Herbs

Recognizing Diseases Common to Herbs

Although less susceptible to them, herbs are not completely immune to plant diseases. Perhaps it is due to their undomesticated nature or their high concentrations of aromatic oils, but young or weak plants can still become a target. It is ...

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Building a Salsa Garden

Building a Salsa Garden

Although Christmas is around the corner and winter is definitely here, it’s never too late (or early) to start planning for next year. I don’t know about you, but one thing I love more than anything is some fresh, homemade ...

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Christmas Crafts from Your Herb Garden

Christmas Crafts from Your Herb Garden

Our herb gardens can bring fragrance and flavor to more than just our dinner table. We can get a great sense of satisfaction when we take what we have grown and turn it into beautiful ornaments to decorate our homes ...

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Homemade Cheeses for Beginners

Homemade Cheeses for Beginners

I have found a new hobby in cheese making. It is an enjoyable craft that has a rewarding and edible outcome. You, too, can make some delicious, beautiful cheeses. As far as ingredients go, the milk used in these recipes ...

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Gardening Indoors- Easy and Organic

Gardening Indoors- Easy and Organic

Gardening indoors is not so much an alternative to outdoor gardening, but rather another way to garden. You work in smaller spaces and will have fewer problems than your outdoor plots, and you can do all the work while in ...

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Care and Feeding of Organic Roses

Care and Feeding of Organic Roses

In earlier articles, we have mentioned how you can actually use roses to create not only beautiful but delicious dishes and arrangements. However, in order to have food-grade roses, you must grow them without chemical fertilizers and pesticides. Growing organically ...

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