Gardening

Five cheap & easy ways to protect plants in your garden

Five cheap & easy ways to protect plants in your garden

The items I will describe below can be useful to protect plants against a variety of garden dangers. Obviously, nothing is foolproof against everything that could bother your plants, but these strategies can help you defend against the usual suspects. Defend against...

How to make Collards with Corn Meal Dumplings

How to make Collards with Corn Meal Dumplings

FOR UPDATED VERSION OF THIS VIDEO, CLICK HERE Collards with corn meal dumplings is a very traditional dish here in eastern North Carolina. I learned to make it from my mother, who learned it from her mother. My grandmothers and great-grandmothers all made collards...

How to make seed tape for small seeds

How to make seed tape for small seeds

Planting tiny carrot seeds is much easier with seed tape Learning how to make seed tape for small seeds can be a great project for the kids, but it's a rewarding endeavor for the grown-ups, as well. Plus, it'll save you money if you typically purchase store-bought...

Why and how to plan a Survival Garden

Why and how to plan a Survival Garden

Although different people might define survival garden differently, my definition is this: a garden from which basic and substantive foodstuffs can be grown and harvested each year, and from which seeds can be saved and replanted indefinitely. It isn't necessary that...

Plant sprouted potatoes from your kitchen today

Plant sprouted potatoes from your kitchen today

What do you do with sprouted potatoes in your cupboard? Plant them! You can plant sprouted potatoes right out of your cupboard and by mid-to-late summertime, you'll have a crop ready to eat! Don't throw those sprouting potatoes away! It's super easy to plant them and...

How to get seeds cheap or free

How to get seeds cheap or free

This was around $5.00 worth of seeds. Not bad for the number of packets here. Plus these are tried and true varieties, and since these are seeds cheap, I don't mind planting more than I need to ensure decent germination. Yes, you can get seeds cheap or free. Everyone...

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