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Save your seeds: Why buy fresh seeds when, if you store your leftovers properly, most will germinate for years to come...

Save your seeds: Why buy fresh seeds when, if you store your leftovers properly, most will germinate for years to come...

Save your seeds: Why buy fresh seeds when, if you store your leftovers properly, most will germinate for years to come.

Time to Harvest Sunflower Seeds: Here’s How to Do it. Interesting article giving benefits of growing sunflowers for wildlife and insects, especially butterflies.

Time to Harvest Sunflower Seeds: Here’s How to Do it

The Green Phone Booth: How Empty Milk Jugs Changed My Garden

Use empty milk jugs as mini greenhouses! The Green Phone Booth: How Empty Milk Jugs Changed My Garden

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.

I usually use soil blocks to start my seeds rather than plastic trays (although I use some of those also). Soil blocks have a number of advantages - plus a few disadvantages - over plastic trays: S...

I usually use soil blocks to start my seeds rather than plastic trays (although I use some of those also). Soil blocks have a number of advantages - plus a few disadvantages - over plastic trays: S.

Wildflower seed balls

How to make seed balls. Seed balls are great for reclaiming derelict areas with thin or poor soil, making them ideal tools for guerrilla gardening. Best thrown just before a rainy spell to ensure germination

Homestead Revival: Why You Should Add Flowers To Your Vegetable Garden

Homestead Revival: Adding Flowers To The Vegetable Garden Flowers That Repel Garden Pests Flowers Attract Beneficial Insects Flowers Attract Pollinators

How to Save Seeds. Want to save money on seeds next year? Save your veggie seeds! This article tells you how to save the most commonly planted seeds. #gardening #seeds #savingseeds

How to Save Seeds

How to Save Seeds. Want to save money on seeds next year? Save your veggie seeds! This article tells you how to save the most commonly planted seeds. I allow some lettuce and kohlrabi to go to seed for this. They will be best suited for my garden also.

Like most things in the gardening world the question of planting seeds or transplants can have various answers depending on which gardener you ask.  Like the saying goes the only thing two gardener...

Like most things in the gardening world the question of planting seeds or transplants can have various answers depending on which gardener you ask. Like the saying goes the only thing two gardener.

grow ginger in a container: Growing ginger indoors is easy and low-maintenance — just buy three fresh ginger roots from the grocery store and plant them in a container that's about 14-inches wide by 12-inches deep. Only move the roots outside when the weather reaches about 50 degrees. Ginger takes about 10 months to reach maturity — you'll know when the plants reach two to four feet tall.

just buy three fresh ginger roots and plant them in a container x deep) Move roots outside when weather is above 50 degrees. Ginger takes about 10 months to maturity; plants will reach feet tall.

The Impatient Gardener: HOW TO START SEEDS IN SOIL BLOCKS

HOW TO START SEEDS IN SOIL BLOCKS

The Impatient Gardener: HOW TO START SEEDS IN SOIL BLOCKS

Let's face it - there isn't a gardener or farmer who hasn't come across one of these pests, while working in their organic garden. By finding out more about these insects and ways to control them, it is possible to grow healthy, abundant crops, and keep your garden healthy!

Let's face it - there isn't a gardener or farmer who hasn't come across one of these pests, while working in their organic garden. By finding out more abou

How to Grow Your Own Blueberries - Choosing the right variety, soil and water needs, how to keep the birds away from your blueberries.

Growing Blueberries - Quick Guide and Master Grower's Tips

How to Grow Blueberries at Home: Soil preparation, soil pH, which blueberries to grow, how much water blueberries need, best mulch for blueberries.