starting peppers from seed, growing your own, hot peppers,

Starting Peppers

There are few things out there that you can grow that are as much fun as starting peppers from seed.  There are thousands of different varieties of peppers to grow in your garden.  Sweet peppers to use in your cooking or super...

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March Garden, growing your own, backyard homestead, backyard garden

March Garden

March Garden In February we posted an update on what was growing in our backyard garden as well as a few harvest pictures of our garden.  Our March Garden has experienced a generous amount of rain over the last several weeks...

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Compost: The Black Gold of Urban Farming, Compost, Backyard Eden,

Compost: Black gold?

Compost: Black Gold? In our world today we have many different opportunities to go green. We can use solar energy to power our homes, drive hybrid cars, re-purpose old things to give them new life and even live in tiny homes...

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The Top 5 Weeds to grow

Top 5 Weeds to grow

The Top 5 Weeds to Grow As gardeners we spend a ton of time and money putting together our space, resources and energy to create a garden.  We have plans on exactly how we want to plant out our garden to get the most out of our...

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Starting Seeds indoors, seed starting, starting seeds, Backyard Eden,,

Starting Seeds Indoors

One of the best things that any gardener can learn in order to help them in their adventures is the ability of starting seeds indoors. Starting your own seeds is an extremely important skill to have as it allows you to get a head...

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February Garden

I just wanted to give everyone an idea of what is growing in my February garden right now.  Provided below is a list of plants growing as well as some pictures (either from my garden of plants or pictures from seed companies to...

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The Dog Days of Winter

The abundant harvests of summer have come and gone; the days have grown shorter and colder.  That is right, winter has arrived.  For a lot of us that means that our days are spent staring out into the once flourishing garden...

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