How To Grow Vegetables Year-Round in Container Gardens

For many of us, our jobs dictate that we live near a city and, as a result, our yards are smaller and may not provide adequate space for a large garden. As well, those that are renting homes may also be limited to what they can do with a yard. For a short time, I...

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During winter, wild birds need extra energy to stay warm and will love the birdseed ornaments you set out for them.  

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4 Big Ways Snow Can Benefit the Garden

All of the snow accumulation from the extreme temperatures occurring through the country could be doing your garden some good. That right, folks snow is great for the garden! Snow insulates plants and trees Snow cover protects plants from harsh, drying winter winds...

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How to Make Seed Starting Mix

Are you one of the many wondering what is the best organic seed starting mix out there? While there are many products to choose from, you never quite know what was added to it. For instance, in some pre-mixed seed starting formulas, chemical fertilizers are added and...

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5 Reasons Why Heirloom Seeds are the Best for Gardening

Heirloom seeds are the way to go for superior flavor and continual harvests. Make your investment in seeds worthwhile by choosing the same seed varieties your ancestors did. Your health matters and having the right seeds for your garden is paramount.

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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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