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  • How to start your very own vegetable garden

    How to Start Your Very Own Vegetable Garden

    How to start your very own vegetable garden can be daunting to a beginner. We’ve been there! I’m going to guide you through the process and get you through this. So if you want to grow you own vegetable garden then you are in luck! How to start your very own vegetable garden is easy…

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  • The Top 7 Container Gardening Tips, Container Gardening Tips, Container Gardening, Backyard Eden,

    The Top 7 Container Gardening Tips

    The Top 7 Container Gardening Tips Have you wanted to start a garden, but concerned you don’t think you have the space?  Container gardening is a great way to be able to garden in small apartments or homes that have little to no yard. Additionally, plants in containers can be used to enhance your garden,…

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  • Turkey Burger with Chipotle Lime Slaw, Turkey Burger Recipe, Recipe, Backyard Eden,

    Turkey Burger Recipe with Chipotle Lime Slaw

    How many times have you tried a healthier burger options only to find that they tasted like cardboard?  I have a ton of times!  I am on a journey to find the best burger recipes that are easy to make, affordable and delicious!  This week it is our homemade Turkey Burger Recipe with Chipotle Lime…

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  • What is vertical gardening, vertical gardening, Backyard Eden,

    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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  • What is container gardening, container gardening, Backyard Eden,

    What is Container Gardening

    What is Container Gardening? Container gardens are simply when you purchase or re-purpose containers and fill them with soil and put the plant of your choice inside the container. This is a very simple way to garden and produce a lot of vegetables in a very easy way. All you need is a large container,…

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  • How to get started Homesteading today

    So you’ve chosen that homesteading sounds good to you, now what? How would can you decrease your reliance on the emotionally supportive networks of modern society? Start homesteading today! The principal question to ask yourself is why do I want to homestead? Know your inspiration. Much the same as perusing a destination, you need to…

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  • The Top Homesteading Skills that you need to know, homesteading skills, Backyard Eden,,

    The Top Homesteading Skills that you need to know

    What ever happened to all of the things our grandparents used to do?  There are many skills our grandparents had that have been lost today. Various homesteading skills are lost on the modern city dweller. Providing food and water for yourself are absolutely crucial. Knowing things like how to collect and purify water, from any…

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  • Southwest Chicken Alfredo, Southwest Chicken Alfredo Recipe, Recipe, Backyard Eden,

    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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  • DIY: Seed Starting Mix, Seed starting mix, seed starting, Backyard Eden,

    Seed Starting Mix

    Seed Starting Mix Starting plants from seed is fun, and it’s also a huge money saver. When I talk about starting seeds indoors, one of the first questions new gardeners ask me is about the best seed starting mix to use. This is a very important question, because the type of soil you use to…

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  • Backyard Duck Basics, Ducks, Backyard ducks, Backyard Eden,,

    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 much to plant, how much to plant in your garden, Backyard Eden,,

    How Much to Plant

    How much to plant One of the most commonly asked questions among new gardeners is “how much to plant” of a particular plant in order to have a good harvest.  How many bush beans should I plant if I want to put up green beans for the winter? How many tomato plants will give me…

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  • How to Grow Carrots, Carrots, How to Grow, Urban Farmer, Backyard Eden,

    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, conserve water, Backyard Eden,,

    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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  • Square Foot Gardening, How to start square foot gardening, Backyard Eden,

    How to Start Square Foot Gardening

    Have you ever wanted to grow a large vegetable garden but don’t have acres of land to work with? Most gardeners don’t know that you can grow a ton of veggies in a small amount of space using the Square Foot Gardening method. This method is one of the easiest ways to grow a herb and vegetable garden…

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  • 8 Tips to a productive garden, how to have a productive garden, Backyard Eden,

    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, recipe, Superbowl, The Big Game, Backyard Eden,

    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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  • Perennials to add to your garden, Perennials, Grow perennials, Backyard Eden,

    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 Recipe, Chili Recipe, Game Day, Superbowl, the Big game party, Backyard Eden,

    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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  • Raised bed for under $30!, Easy raised bed, diy raised bed, Backyard Eden,,

    Raised bed for under $30!

    How to start a raised bed garden for under $30…is it possible? Absolutely!Do you want to get started gardening but only have a few bucks to put into it? No problem! I will give you all the information you need to start your very own garden for $30 or less. Where to start with your…

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