Joyce Chipperfield

Joyce Chipperfield

Joyce Chipperfield
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How to Grow and Store Potatoes, Onions, Garlic and Squash, Keeper Crops: Gardener's Supply

How to Grow and Store Potatoes, Onions, Garlic and Squash, Keeper Crops: Gardener's Supply **I hope to get to this one day!

Eat from your garden all year

***PDF saved on Computer*** Build your own raised-bed cloche to extend the growing season with Oregon State University Extension Service's easy steps. (Photo by Sam Angima)

good idea, start your tomato seeds like this then put the whole thing in the ground when you plant them, the tomatoes will thrive off the egg shells

Sounds like a good idea: Start your tomato seeds like this then put the whole thing in the ground when you plant them, the tomatoes will thrive off the egg shells (calcium--helping prevent blossom rot)

Traditional Cornish Pasty Recipe. I have made these so many times now. The pastry melts in your mouth.  They also freeze really well.

Traditional Cornish Pasty Recipe - Eat Well, Drink Better - I Cook Different

Tips on growing clematis and the stages it goes through from winter to summer.

Tips on growing clematis and the stages it goes through from winter to summer. Looks great for hard winter climates

Vinegar: Take a sample of dry dirt (about 1/4 cup), mix with distilled water to make a liquid “mud” and then start pouring household vinegar over top. If the mixture fizzes, it’s alkaline.  Baking soda: Mix dry dirt and distilled water as above then start sprinkling baking soda over top. If the mixture bubbles, it’s acidic.

Vinegar: Take a sample of dry dirt (about cup), mix with distilled water to make a liquid and then start pouring household vinegar over top. If the mixture fizzes, alkaline. Baking soda: Mix dry dirt and distilled water as above then

Coolest way to grow potatoes. We tried this and got about 50 lbs of potatoes from a 2x2 foot tower. :-)

Potato tower: add hinges for easy access to new potatoes at lower levels. Yield: 50 lbs of potatoes from a foot tower.