Tag Archive: gardening methods

Jan 17

Links of Interest 3

We actually got some cold weather this past week here in the northeast. Still, we are gearing up for the upcoming gardening season, and as such are always perusing the internet for interesting gardening links. Here are a few we thought you might also enjoy. Have a great week y’all! How Birds Stay Warm in …

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Dec 21

11 Edibles to Grow in a Survivalist Garden

edible landscaping

You might look at your garden differently if your very existence depended on it. Of course you would consider balanced nutrition, but you also might look at storage ability and depending on where you live, even growing edibles in disguise. Here are a few foods to consider if you want to rely more on your …

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Dec 07

14 Faster Growing Edibles

You might call it fast food, these veggies are ready to eat sooner then their relatives. Whether your season is short or you just want to make the most if it, here are a few suggestions. Most of the information was found from Johnny’s Select Seeds and reprinted with their permission. They specialize in farm …

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Sep 21

28 Kinds of Veggies and When to Harvest Them

When to harvest corn.

Some veggies make it easy to know when to pick the, tomatoes for example. Others, not so much. So here is a chart of many of the most common veggies, and when to harvest them:

Aug 26

2 Varieties of Heirloom Zucchini You’re Gonna Love

Costata Romanesco Zucchini

Somewhat by fortunate accident we ended up with a total of 3 zucchini beds made of 2 different varieties of heirloom zucchini. Neither variety is very prolific, which means our kitchen is not inundated with green summer squashes. Since both can brag a flavor far superior to any zucchini we had ever tasted, every harvest …

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Aug 17

Hopi Red Dry Bean

Hopi Red Dry Beans

Horizon Herbs describes this bean as having ‘a nutty taste, cooking to a smooth texture, and incomparable in chili’. It is a quick growing vining type, with pretty white flowers. Native to the southwestern area of the US, these plants prefer warm weather. The pods turn from green to red, and they should be left …

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