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9 crops you can plant in August for fall and winter harvest. This post lets you know what crops you can plant in your garden during August and then harvest all fall and into the winter as well.

9 crops you can plant in August for fall and winter harvest. This post lets you know what crops you can plant in your garden during August and then harvest all fall and into the winter as well.

With #autumn approaching it'll soon be time to start thinking about collecting seeds. Here's some handy hints on how to get started #homesfornature

Seed Saving

With #autumn approaching it'll soon be time to start thinking about collecting seeds. Here's some handy hints on how to get started #homesfornature

"Would you like a garden that produces bountiful harvest year after year without back-breaking effort?" What is Permaculture? Plus 12 More of Your Permaculture Questions Answered

"Would you like a garden that produces bountiful harvest year after year without back-breaking effort?" What is Permaculture? Plus 12 More of Your Permaculture Questions Answered

"Urban Agriculture" takes a detailed look at how food is taking root in our cities. It offers inspirational advice and working examples to help you dig in and become more self-sufficient with your own food choices. Read an excerpt from "Urban Agriculture" by David Tracey.

"Urban Agriculture" takes a detailed look at how food is taking root in our cities. It offers inspirational advice and working examples to help you dig in and become more self-sufficient with your own food choices. Read an excerpt from "Urban Agriculture" by David Tracey.


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DIY Seed Vault - Learn how to save seeds for at least 10 years | PreparednessMama

DIY Seed Vault-Save Seed for 10 Years

DIY Seed Vault - Learn how to save seeds for at least 10 years | PreparednessMama

Most people think it’s difficult to start a garden when you live in an urban area, but it’s actually very possible even when you have a small space. Since there’s no appropriate lot for planting, the alternative way is to use containers such as pots and tin cans. Container gardening is easy and requires less space, so it’s perfect for urban dwellers who want to have a simple edible garden at home. More details at http://homeandgardenamerica.com/urban-container-gardening-steps

Most people think it’s difficult to start a garden when you live in an urban area, but it’s actually very possible even when you have a small space. Since there’s no appropriate lot for planting, the alternative way is to use containers such as pots and tin cans. Container gardening is easy and requires less space, so it’s perfect for urban dwellers who want to have a simple edible garden at home. More details at http://homeandgardenamerica.com/urban-container-gardening-steps

We discovered a fantastic introduction to the benefits of Permaculture. It was written by Maddy Harland, editor of Permaculture magazine, and is full of great ideas to keep your garden thriving, including tips to make a garden on your roof, walls or a balcony if you don't have any other space available. You'll also discover the wonders of the "animal tractor" and "chicken greenhouse", designed to make your garden more efficient and self-sufficient!

We discovered a fantastic introduction to the benefits of Permaculture. It was written by Maddy Harland, editor of Permaculture magazine, and is full of great ideas to keep your garden thriving, including tips to make a garden on your roof, walls or a balcony if you don't have any other space available. You'll also discover the wonders of the "animal tractor" and "chicken greenhouse", designed to make your garden more efficient and self-sufficient!

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 | thisoldhouse.com

Save Seeds for Repeat Success With Healthy Plants

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 | thisoldhouse.com

In 2013 I ventured into the world of saving seeds, and I started with tomatoes. I followed some lovely directions I found online from the Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County(this), and I will summarize them for you here. Selecting Your Tomatoes 1. Choose heirloom. Make sure you are NOT saving seeds from hybrid plants- …

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In 2013 I ventured into the world of saving seeds, and I started with tomatoes. I followed some lovely directions I found online from the Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County(this), and I will summarize them for you here. Selecting Your Tomatoes 1. Choose heirloom. Make sure you are NOT saving seeds from hybrid plants- …

Collect seeds from your organic garden and produce and put in sealable bags in  freezer. Seeds in a freezer can last 10 years.

Collect seeds from your organic garden and produce and put in sealable bags in freezer. Seeds in a freezer can last 10 years.

As we near spring, here's a chart to help you with your vegetable seedling planting timeline.

The Tasty Pinterest Roundup: Get Your Garden On

Urban Farm Unit is s great Urban Agriculture option. I could see these taking over an old parking lot.

Urban Farm Unit is a Greenhouse in a Shipping Container

Urban Farm Unit is s great Urban Agriculture option. I could see these taking over an old parking lot.

DIY Project - Plant a compact vegetable garden #diy #squarefootgarden #dan330 http://livedan330.com/2015/01/18/diy-compact-vegetable-garden/

DIY Compact Vegetable Garden

DIY Project - Plant a compact vegetable garden #diy #squarefootgarden #dan330 http://livedan330.com/2015/01/18/diy-compact-vegetable-garden/