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There are several advantages of preserving fruits and vegetables. When you preserve fruits and vegetables, you become self-reliant because during times whe

10 Amazing Uses of Hydrogen Peroxide for Plants in the Garden

Hydrogen peroxide has long been used as a disinfectant and bleaching agent, but did you know you can use hydrogen peroxide for plants?

Canning 101 - How to Can Green Beans - One Hundred Dollars a Month

Well, I did it. I successfully canned green beans in a pressure canner, and I didn’t blow up the house either. I totally feel like Olivia Walton right now. In fact I might even go cut up some fabric and sew me a quilt this afternoon too. Ha Ha Ha! So because I am Read More >>

How to Grow Jalapenos in your Backyard Garden

Growing jalapeno peppers isn't hard if you know how to do it. Here is the info from seed starting, to transplanting and care after they are in the ground.

Home Made Bottom Heat for Seed Starting (or pet bed)

How to Grow Peppers - Growing Peppers | Growing In The Garden

Learn how to grow peppers with these 7 tips for growing peppers and plant a few varieties of peppers to spice up your garden.

How to Can Green Beans (Raw Pack Method)

Pressure canning is my absolute favorite food preservation method. It's really easy, and an almost foolproof way to make food shelf stable for years. Living off grid, freezer space is at a premium and while

Organic Insecticide – The Proven Garden

Organic insecticides are made from by avoiding harmful chemicals. You can get hold of organic pesticides from the local stores. When purchasing organic

How To Grow Peppers: The Ultimate Guide

Growing peppers is easy when you know how. Learn all you need to know about pepper plant care: sun, soil, fertilizer, watering, harvesting, and much more!

Seed Starting Hacks Every Gardener Should Know! -

Seed starting hacks every gardener should know and every gardener can use. When it comes to growing a garden, watching a seed grow is just as satisfying as eating fresh […]

20 Great Ways to Use Baking Soda in the Garden

Baking soda is known for its versatility around the house. But did you know that it can also help you in your garden. Here are the best ways you can use baking soda in the garden.

How To Grow Onions - Beginners Tips for Planting Onions In Garden

Learn How To Grow Onions in your backyard! This versatile vegetable is always needed in the kitchen. Learn about growing onions and their care whether you grow them from seeds or sets.

Using Epsom Salt as a Natural Fertilizer in the Garden

Epsom salt can be used as a natural fertilizer in the garden. Used in a spray-on solution, it helps fight magnesium deficiency in tomatoes and bell peppers and promotes vegetable growth.

Inexpensive Seed Starter

Inexpensive Seed Starter: Over the past few years the family has started seeds for our garden. We have tried a few different enclosures from store bought, to floating the starting tray in our fish tank. (it works if you don't sink the tray with the filter) The biggest hurdl…

26 Seriously Useful Gardening Tips Every Beginner Needs To Know

Because you can *learn* to have a green thumb.

How to grow your own onions - David Domoney

Onions are incredibly popular and it's easy to grow your own in the garden or allotment. Plant sets or seeds today and tuck into homegrown onions this year!