John

I am on a mission to grow all of our family's own food. I am passionate about faith, family, farming and educating others to grow their own food.

How to grow Basil, growing basil, growing herbs, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden.com, www.backyard-eden.com/how-to-grow-basil

How to Grow Basil

How to Grow Basil Growing a garden is one of my favorite things to do and my garden would not be complete without my herbs.  An herb garden would not be complete without some Basil.  Here is how to grow Basil! There is nothing better than walking out the backdoor and harvesting some fresh herbs …

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Growing Sweet Potatoes, www.backyard-eden.com, Backyard Eden

Growing Sweet Potatoes

Growing Sweet Potatoes Gardeners around the globe cannot wait until spring every year so that they can plant their spring and summer crops.  We have to patiently wait until the threat of the last frost is clear before we can start to plant out our favorite veggies.   Things like tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, squash, and …

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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 which has helped the garden explode with new growth.  We have also had some …

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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 gardens.  I want to challenge your way of …

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February Garden 2

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 show what a plant will look like).  I have approximately 430 sq. ft. …

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