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Passive solar greenhouses store sun's heat in barrels of water

Passive solar greenhouses store sun's heat in barrels of water


How to Grow Lettuces

Growing okra is a pretty simple garden task. Harvesting okra can be tricky, however, because you have to get to them before the pods become tough. This article can help with tips on when and how to pick okra.

Information On How To Harvest Okra

Zaluzianskya villosa “Southern Lilac Drumsticks”. Strongly scented like vanilla and jasmine. Blooms at night. Start in pots, need high summer heat and full sun, allow to dry out between waterings.

Vermicompost is one of the most nutritious and sustainable fertilizers you can use in your garden. Here are some tips on how to harvest it a...

How to Use Vermicompost - Daily Pea

Use a plastic waste basket with holes drilled, add two shovelsful of compost, fill with water every other day. Plant tour tomatoes around it. Pinner says it works wonders.

Crazy way to grow a bumper tomato crop

Preparing your Garden for Hot Summer Weather, an informative article from

Preparing your Garden for Hot Summer Weather

Heirloom Bean Varieties. Learn all there is to know about planting, harvesting and saving heirloom bean seeds as well as the history behind some of the rarest and oldest heirloom beans. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.

Heirloom Bean Varieties

Persian Shield. I always liked this plant for it's iridescent leaves,

Dirt Therapy: Persian Shield

A humble plank of wood in any size provides a terrific alternative to the string-and-spade method of edging a lawn.

An Easy Way to Edge a Lawn - Martha Stewart Home & Garden

Off Grid Info - Food Independence - Where To Get Heirloom Seeds - Non-GMO Seeds - Organic Seeds

Choosing Backyard Chicken Breeds and other chicken basics. This website has a wealth of information on chicken keeping

Shrubs – Protection in Winter. We just had a hard cold snap in Georgia. Here's some good info on protecting those more delicate plants.

Cilantro: plant in wide shallow container (not ground) and harvest some every week to keep from going to seed.