The Gardener’s To-Do List for Spring

Spring is a busy time for the gardener. It's time to start cleaning up the garden space, mucking out the chicken coops, sharpening tools, starting seeds and getting that garden planted! We try and use the cooler days of Fall to get a head start on the spring chores....

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How to Grow Spinach

Spinach loves cool weather and is one of the first seeds you can plant for a spring harvest. Long known for being one of the easiest leafy greens to grow, many view it as a plant-it-and-forget-it type of garden variety.

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10 Cool Season Plants You Can Grow Today!

We are all itching to get back in the garden and start growing some yummy veggies. There are cold-hardy varieties that don’t mind a little chill or for some, frost. In fact, sometimes cold weather makes them taste better!

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A Step-By-Step Guide for Starting Seeds Indoors

Simply by providing seeds with comfortable temperatures, adequate soil moisture and time, your plants will establish strong root systems and, in time, grow big enough for replanting. Follow these tips for planting success.

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Growing and Using Barley at Home

Barley is a high-yielding cereal grain that can be adapted to many parts of the homestead. This step-by-step growing guide will help you grow and harvest barley from start to finish.

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It happened over 125 years ago when my pioneering great-great-grandmother, Lillie May Busby, drove her covered wagon across Oklahoma through Texas with her 17 children. Although they were poor, my family knew how to make do with very little. They produced enough food to feed the whole family along their journey through unchartered territory.

Today we carry with us that same pioneering spirit as we push through new boundaries on our modern voyage to rediscover the purpose of self-reliance, independence and sustainability.

All it takes to start on your journey is Ready Nutrition’s Homestead Vegetable Garden-In-A-Can®, some good dirt, a fresh water source, a healthy dose of sunshine and a Little TLC every now and again.

Join our family in the garden!

Tess Pennington

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