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I finally found out why my peppers are not hot.

I finally found out why my peppers are not hot.

Seed Saving Tips and Ideas • Great Tips and Tutorials! Including from 'tipnut', this tutorial on saving tomato seeds.

Seed Saving Tips and Ideas

Seed Saving Tips and Ideas Great Tips and Tutorials! Including from 'tipnut', this tutorial on saving tomato seeds.

New Life On A Homestead » Blog Archive How Much Should I Plant To Feed My Family For A Year?

How Much Should I Plant To Feed My Family?

How Much Should I Plant To Feed My Family For A Year? Here are a few recommendations mostly found in the book Reader’s Digest Back to Basics. Some of these amounts may be way off for your family, but like I said it’s at least a good general idea.

How to Save Your Own Seeds: Vegetable Garden Seed-Saving #vegetablegardening

How to Save Your Own Seeds: Vegetable Garden Seed-Saving #vegetablegardening

Why are my tomatoes cracking

Why a tomato cracks and what to do about it and a lot of other information about caring for tomato plants. Why a tomato cracks and what to do about…

How to plan a garden for self-sufficiency and build on it each year-  Great common sense tips! garden-ideas

Absolutely everything you need to know to grow healthy, fresh organic food, without all the problems. Finally, a method of growing food that is reliable (and I mean bomb proof). It also produces an abundance of food and is easy to understand.

101 Gardening Secrets the Experts Never Tell You

If you click this photo youll find 101 Gardening Secrets that the experts never told you. All kinds of great vegetable garden information.

Hay vs. Straw in garden.  Interesting, I can never remember what to us.  I already have straw for the chickens though

Hay vs. Straw in the Garden: Which is Better?

Using Hay vs. Straw in the Garden (Hm. And we have all those hay bales from the wedding!

WHERE TO GROW Strawberries Try to avoid spaces where strawberries, raspberries, tomatoes, eggplants or peppers have recently grown. They�ll need lots of sun exposure, 6 to 10 hours direct sunlight per day, and ample space to thrive. Strawberries do well in raised beds and containers, but garden beds are fine so as long as they are well drained. Some of the best info I've seen: spacing, picking, watering, thinning, etc.: #raisedgardenbeds

WHERE TO GROW Strawberries Try to avoid spaces where strawberries, raspberries, tomatoes, eggplants or peppers have recently grown. They�ll need lots of sun exposure, 6 to 10 hours direct sunlight per day, and ample space to thrive. Strawberries do well in raised beds and containers, but garden beds are fine so as long as they are well drained. Some of the best info I've seen: spacing, picking, watering, thinning, etc.: #raisedgardenbeds

Baking Soda Spray for Tomatoes. AND Tomatoes need calcium to achieve their full flavour potential, and calcium is often greatly lacking in our soils. 95% of a dry eggshell is calcium carbonate. When planting your tomato plants crush up (to powder) about 4 or 5 egg shells and put them in the bottom of the hole. Then plant your tomato on top. They'll provide calcium and prevent blossom end rot.

Baking Soda Spray for Tomatoes

Baking Soda Spray Recipe for Tomato plants with diseases such as leaf spot, leaf blight and powdery mildew.

sprouting chart

"Why soak nuts, grains and seeds?" To remove or reduce phytic acid. To remove or reduce tannins. To neutralize the enzyme inhibitors. To encourage the production of beneficial enzymes.

Jump-start your garden by sprouting seeds with hydrogen peroxide. Keep the seeds moist by using hydrogen peroxide with the water. It prevents the mold and fungus that attacks sprouting seeds. Continue watering with the basic solution after you plant the seeds.  http://joemacho.hubpages.com/hub/Hydrogen-Peroxide-for-Plants

Hydrogen Peroxide for Plants

Jump-start your garden by sprouting seeds with hydrogen peroxide. Keep the seeds moist by using hydrogen peroxide in water. It prevents the mold and fungus that attacks sprouting seeds. Continue watering with the basic solution after you plant the seeds.

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15 Uses for Vinegar In Your Gardens

Heal A Sunburn (No blisters, No Pain and No peeling) and Turn Into A Tan Naturally and Frugally with Vinegar - It Really Works and is an Amazing Alternative!

Gardeners Most Wanted: Top 5 insects and how to control them - Part Deux!

This guy was in my garden! Gardeners Most Wanted: Top 5 insects and how to control them - Part Deux!

Rainbow Carrot Mix - six crazy colors 250 heirloom seeds, spring garden, fun for kids, non GMO by ronda

Rainbow Carrot Mix - six crazy colors, 250 heirloom seeds, spring garden, fun for kids! A fun mix of colored carrots to brighten your table and entertain your kids. Varieties are listed below.

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