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Success with Succession Planting

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What is succession planting? Succession planting is the practice of having another plant ready to replace the one that is finishing and ready to harvest.  This method can help you get more harvests out of your space.  Succession planting is the practice of planting crops on a set interval, for example, sowing beans or carrots every two weeks during their planting time. Doing so ensures that you frequently have something to harvest.  As opposed to getting your harvest all at once, you can spread it out over the entire season.  That is important if you have a home garden, and...

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6 Expert Tips to Create a DIY Indoor Garden

Whether you’re looking for a fun weekend project, or you’ve been wanting to start gardening but don’t have the outdoor space for it, now is the perfect time to create your own DIY indoor garden. As long as you have a space in your home that receives natural sunlight, you’ll be able to have flavorful herbs and fresh, homegrown vegetables at the palm of your hands all year round. To help you get your indoor vegetable garden started, we reached out to gardening experts living in Portland all the way to those living in Miami to share their gardening expertise. Here’s...

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Natural Farming- How to make LAB

You have read all of the benefits of using LAB in your garden, right?  If not check this out Now its time to make the secret sauce. This process is extremely simple and straightforward.  Follow these steps, and you will have 10x your harvest in no time.  You will need: 1.       Uncooked White Rice 2.       Chlorine-Free Water3.       Milk- Cow, Coconut, Goat it is your choice4.       A wide-mouth jar5.       A Bowl 6.        Cheesecloth, paper towels, a towel- something to cover the jar opening.7.       Rubberband How To Make 1.       Take a cup of rice and pour 2 cups of chlorine-free water onto...

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What is LAB? Lactic Acid Bacteria

LAB is short for Lactic Acid Bacteria.  In natural Farming, it is one of the most essential ingredients, and also one of the easiest to culture.  See lactic acid is a bacteria that is present everywhere in the air.  See, it is not one specific type of bacteria rather a group.  And this group of bacterias are the workhorses behind some of our favorite pickled products including kimchi and sauerkraut.  LAB is also responsible and used in the process of making cheese, yogurt, butter and sour cream.  Notice all of the foods listed are all said to be rich in...

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Growing Potatoes

Growing Potatoes If I could only eat one thing for the rest of my life, it may be potatoes.  I mean, you can prepare them in so many different ways depending on your mood.  It is no wonder they are one of the most consumed crops in America and have played such a vital roll in world history.  The potatoes we eat are actually underground tubers.  “A much thickened underground part of a stem or rhizome.” (Wikipedia) Fact- potatoes originated in the Andes mountains.  Why is knowing where a crop originated important? When you know where they cam from then, you...

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