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Now that winter is upon us and we have officially entered the holiday season, it’s time to start thinking about the perfect gift for that special gardener in your life. Luckily, we’ve put together a great gardening gift guide to get you started this shopping season!
Red Russian Kale could easily be a landscaping plant, but it doubles as an amazing superfood! Kale is one of the most nutritional foods that can be consumed and this gardening will help you grow an abundant crop in your garden.
One of the most important questions many have while on a path to a more self-sufficient life is how to save their seeds year to year. Once you’ve become a pro, you’ll be spending much less time shopping and more time enjoying the simple life.
Onions seem to fall into two categories: people love them or they hate them. If you love them and want to reap the many nutritional benefits the zingy vegetable offers, consider planting some and growing your own. We’ve got the tips and tricks to help make your onion crop a success this year!
It’s that time of year again! The crisp cool weather and changing leaves are upon us. Fall is here! It’s time to break out the pumpkin spice lattes and the warm cozy socks. But it’s also time to prepare your garden so it’ll be ready for planting in the spring.
Known for its beautiful green leaves and colorful stalks, rainbow swiss chard is a great substitute for spinach. It can be steamed or eaten raw in a salad for an extra kick of nutrition. If you love this tasty leafy green, this guide is for you! Take your rainbow swiss chard from seed to plate!
Sweet peas are a perfect addition to any salad. Not only will peas give an added crunch to salads, but they are also great for snacking on alone. Although most sweet peas are difficult to shell, Lincoln Shell Sweet Peas have tightly filled pods and casing that easily slip right off after picking and can be quickly canned and saved.
Have you ever wondered why you should start your own garden when food is readily available at grocery stores? What about those who would love to be self-sufficient to the point of living off the food they can grow on their own land? The simple answer is yes, this is possible, but it will take hard work and dedication.
One of the biggest concerns gardeners have is the loss of vegetables and all of their hard work toward a self-sustaining lifestyle thwarted by an early frost.