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How To Grow And Prepare Coffee At Home 101

Sunny Corner Farm: How To Grow Rice at Home

Sunny Corner Farm: How To Grow Rice at Home

Great way to gather seeds: Tulle bags! Save the seeds from scattering! You can find these in the wedding or party section at craft stores.

Learn how to harvest wet-seeded plants, such as tomatoes or squash, to save and replant for next year's garden. | Photo: Simon Wheeler Ltd/Garden Picture Library/Getty |

Save Seeds for Repeat Success With Healthy Plants

Make a wood chip mushroom garden. 1. Soak wood chips until fermented. 2. Prepare/dig the bed in a shady spot. 3. Cover with scrap cardboard. 4. Put down bottom layer of wood chips. 5. Sprinkle mushroom spawn mix over wood chips. 6. Put down top layer of wood chips. 7. You can water it occasionally if the weather is dry, or let it fend for itself. Once the fungi colonize, many mushrooms will grow.

LOVED this permaculture book. Lots of very useful charts of various kinds of plants for the various purposes within a garden. Used this as the manual for designing and planning my "back 40".

Mikuni Wild Harvest - Mountain Rose Apples Apple lovers, here’s one you might not have seen—a blushing beauty named Mountain Rose that is rosy throughout its core. This extremely rare heirloom-variety apple is only harvested once annually in Oregon’s Hood River Valley. Mountain Rose is an excellent eating apple, with the sweetness of strawberries or lemonade, and a fantastic crunch. It also looks and tastes gorgeous in a pie.

Love ginger? Why not grow your own? Find out how here. Clump of Ginger 300x225 Growing Baby Ginger as a Backyard Garden Vegetable Crop

Old School Bus converted into a Greenhouse... All kinds of awesome!

Eliminate the Cost of Chicken Feed - planting and establishing a chicken ecology

Why use a loud electric dehydrator when you can harness the power of the sun to dry your garden harvest? Our solar dehydrator project is a great way to stretch the garden.

Good overview of a working Aquaponic system and good reference for a DIY setup.

Some thoughts on selling at farmers' markets. 22 lessons in running a successful farmers' market stand, from someone who’s been in the business for almost 25 years.

How to grow Raspberries and Blackberries when to prune/transplant/fertilize very thorough!

DIY SAFER INSECTICIDE "I have been making this spray for more than 20 years--I don't remember where the idea came from--perhaps an old issue of Organic Gardening or Mother Earth News. I do know that the recipe works. "