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Growing flowers and food. Remembering that, like Grandma's, there is no better meal than the one grown in my own backyard.

10 Tips for a Successful Vegetable Garden - From Scratch Magazine

10 Tips for a Successful Vegetable Garden - From Scratch Magazine

Teaching kids how to feed themselves and how to live in a community responsibly is the center of an education. -Alice Waters

~Teaching Children~ | Reformation Acres

"All gardeners live in beautiful places because they make them so." —Joseph Joubert #quotes

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Choosing Fruit Trees - We Got Real

Choosing Fruit Trees - We Got Real

Put a mailbox in your garden to store your hand tools - Outdoor Ideas

Cotton swabs dipped in wax become instant campfire starters. Lightweight. Great for backpackers - Top 33 Most Creative Camping DIY Projects ...

Best fire starter ever from recycled materials! - Scouts now recommended to use saw dust from natural wood and mix it with wax and put in into a cardboard egg container. Break off a section and you have more natural fire starter without all of those toxins from laundry lint.

Vegetable Garden, colorfully fenced off.... perfect with Varro roaming around in the back yard.

Get rid of tree stumps by drilling holes in the stump and filling them with 100% Epsom salt. Follow with water, and wait. Live stumps may take as long as a month to decay, and start to decompose all by themselves.

BELIEVE IT OR NOT, I start my summer garden in December and January, using a neat trick called “Winter-Sowing.” Winter-sowing is an outdoor method of seed germination (invented by Trudi Davidoff) which requires just two things: miniature greenhouses (made from recycled milk jugs) and Mother Nature. You can winter-sow your way to a beautiful garden, too…for pennies. Here’s how:

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Farm Kings : Great American Country

Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and nothing will grow there. use baking soda around all of the edges of flower beds to keep the grass and weeds from growing into beds. Just sprinkle it onto the soil so that it covers it lightly. Do this twice a year - spring and fall.

GREAT!! Recycle wine bottles and water your pots! No need to buy a water globe.

What plants to split and how often.

Dividing Perennials