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.

What is vertical gardening, vertical gardening, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden.com

What is Vertical Gardening

What is Vertical Gardening Have you ever dreamed of harvesting your own fruit and vegetables, fresh from the garden? Instead of buying bland store-bought vegetables, you can enjoy delicious home-grown food.  Vertical gardening can be the solution you have been looking for! What if you could harvest fresh vegetables right from your very own garden …

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Southwest Chicken Alfredo

Southwest Chicken Alfredo..wait, hear me out.  Who wants to eat the same thing over and over?  — The answer is no-one!  I feel like sometimes when we are going about our week dealing with our busy schedule of softball, blogging or gardening among other things, we can often fall into the habit of eating the …

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Why organic gardening?

Why organic gardening?  Why is everyone talking about organic gardening?  A natural vegetable garden is effectively inside the grip of any green fingered wannabe. It is common knowledge that vegetables are great for your well-being. You should shape your diet around fresh fruits and vegetables. Naturally grown vegetables (developed normally without using pesticides or chemical fertilizers) …

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Backyard Duck Basics

Every homestead should have some poultry. Whether you are living out your dream on a homestead of twenty acres or on an urban homestead, you need to consider poultry as a great option for you. Chickens have been a favorite for many farmers and homesteaders over the years for the source of homegrown meat and …

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How to Grow Carrots

How to Grow Carrots By growing varieties suited to your soil, you can grow carrots in spring and fall, and the fall carrots can be left in the ground for harvesting in early winter; providing you with carrots all year round. Learn how to grow carrots with this helpful guide. Farm fresh, sweet, and delicious carrots …

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7 Ways to Conserve Water

One of the most important things that we can try to do is conserve resources. There are a number of different resources that we should be trying to conserve but, water is the most valuable and scarce resource. It’s important for sustaining both the life in the world, and in your garden. It’s a precious thing …

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The 8 Tips to a Productive Garden

Don’t you want a garden that will produce a bountiful harvest of fresh vegetables but also produce them continuously throughout the season? Follow these tips to have an incredibly productive garden all season long.

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Guacamole Recipe

What’s another fan favorite for the big game?  You guessed it –Guacamole!  America will consume 53.5 million pounds of avocados this Superbowl Sunday!  That’s totally insane!  Do not miss out on the fun, get in the game with this fantastic guacamole recipe!

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Grow Perennials

If you could plant something one time and potentially eat from it for a lifetime..Would you do it?  It is possible!  Here’s how…

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The Best Turkey Chili

If you have been looking for the perfect chili recipe for your big game party, then look no further!  This coming Sunday is the Superbowl, the Big Game, the culmination of an entire season of football and everyone is having a party. Here’s the Best Turkey Chili Recipe!

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Double Digging

Want a super productive garden this year? The super simple method of double digging can help you turn a productive garden into a super productive garden.  If you have an area of soil that you want to turn into a garden bed with deep, loose soil, then you’ll need to put in some elbow grease and …

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Family Fun Day

Family In our growing family of seven there is always something going on with our schedule so it makes it hard to have time set aside for a family fun day.  My wife and I both work full-time, our two oldest have school and basketball and the other three kids have daycare.  The four foster …

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