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How To Grow A Vegetable Garden

Different from growing berries, vines, or crops a vegetable garden requires only a bit of shift.  Any gardening experience that you bring to your new vegetable garden will help your experiment.  Keep in mind that not all garden crops will … Continue reading

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How To Build A Garden Shed

I was recently struck with the notion that there could be more car space in the garage if I moved gardening tools to a shed.  I was struck with the parallel notion that I could build my own darn shed … Continue reading

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How To Plant a Vegetable Garden

Vegetable gardening is a medium-maintenance, three month, very enjoyable endeavor.  Most of the work happens in just a few minutes daily during the summer months.  My style has changed since retirement. I use to let all of the garden work … Continue reading

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How To Get Approved For Chickens In Your Backyard

If you have never had truly farm fresh eggs from chickens that are allowed to run around and eat like a chicken should then you are really missing out.  If you break open a farm fresh egg next to a … Continue reading

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Advantages Of Raised Bed Gardening

One of my favorite books is Mel Bartholomew’s “Square Foot Gardening”.  Using raised beds has a number of advantages and one my favorites is the ability to get plants in the ground earlier in spring (always with an eye on … Continue reading

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5 Things That Contribute To Honey Bee Colony Collapse Disorder

There has been a lot of news recently pointing the finger at agricultural chemicals basically poisoning bee colonies.  While there is not absolute proof of what is causing the bee population decline, this troubling trend has forced scientists to uncover … Continue reading

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Grass Fed Sliced Sirloin Steak W Brown Rice and Peas

Yes!  Grass fed beef is good for your… and it is even better with this recipe. Stir Fried Brown Rice With Sliced Sirloin (Grass Fed) Steak and Peas 1/2 cup sweet brown rice 3 tablespoons coconut oil 8 ounces thinly … Continue reading

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How To Start A Garden

If you want to make a garden out of scratch, there are just a few things to keep in mind. First: you can do it!  Plants often grow in spite of humans and so there is no way that this … Continue reading

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Toxic PCBs Detected in 99 to 100 Percent Of Pregnant Women

Startling test results reveal toxic chemicals from our industrial society are in pregnant women and likely affecting the health of the fetus.  There are thousands upon thousands of chemicals with potentially tragic long term consequences that currently have no government … Continue reading

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How To Build Raised Garden Beds

Raised bed gardening is a great way to raise vegetables.  I have a few tips that might make building your raised bed(s) a success. Location is of utmost importance.  A plant bed for summer crops wants eight hours of direct … Continue reading

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