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Urban Farming

HANDY STUFF & INFORMATION for small scale farming - tips and trix for urban garden or balcony farmers. NO PREPPING or pure DECORATION.stuff - just URBAN, and ON GRID(!) "farming". NO propaganda. NO ADS or comercial links. MAX 1-2 pins at the time. Thanks!

Urban Farming

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2015 WHOLE SEED CATALOG (US AND CANADA MEXICO) | Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Co

No dig garden construction

"No Dig Abundance" by Charles Dowding (Interesting. He doesn't use wooden frames around his raised beds. He says they attract slugs... Deb)

Largest Self Watering Container Garden Lasts a Month Without Watering (Interesting. Wish I was rich... lol... I would put this on a wooden trundler (a small frame on casters) so I could move it around. Deb)

Easy cheap diy vegetable container garden (Interesting, unique... love the support system... food grade containers! Deb)

Creating a Tennessee Microclimate in Chicago with a Cold Frame in a Hoop House (This could be done on decks & balconies too. Extend your growing season. Create a design to meet your needs... Deb)

Plant Hardiness Zone Map (Click on your state for it's map... Deb)

Here's our PDF guide: How to Start a Food is Free Project Download or read it here: How to Start a Food is Free Project - Direct Download - Scribd link We wanted it to be a mix of inspiration and action steps without being too overwhelming. We'll be sharing more detailed guides and blog posts as we move forward as well as an FAQ. Plant a front yard garden and share the harvest this season and join the ‪#‎foodisfree‬ movement. Onward!

How to make a mason (carpenter) bee house. Mason bees are non-stinging and are famous pollinators.

Easy Tips for Growing Perfect Strawberries

How To Grow Your Own Endless Supply Of Berries

Food forest root crop plantings archive: It includes food forest root crops plant pictures, descriptions, cultural considerations, planting guidelines, and links to additional information. For food forest creation information visit the Food Forest Open Source Hub. The Food Forest Open Source Hub is also where you can find the results of our research into complete purchasing details for all plants listed on this page. These food forest root crop plantings could work elsewhere but were chosen prim

For a healthy, thriving garden, consult this companion planting guide when you're deciding what seeds to put where.

Using a Trellis System - Your trellis system will need some kind of support: 4x4-inch posts driven into the ground or a tee-pee design that supports itself are typical solutions. From tower to tower, lace heavy twine or wire and pattern string from top to bottom to support the crop.

Please Stop Liming your Soil Based on the pH! (He says, "I don’t like to see my friends slowly destroying their soil with annual applications of lime, as recommended in in so many of their gardening books." ... Deb)

Video garden in a bag. (He uses 2 bags stacked on top of each other. Interesting; but, not necessary. I got large plants using just one bag per large plant... Deb)

Growbag Preparation Before Planting Vegetables (My favorite way to plant veggies or flowers, then cover with mulch if wanted. Interesting "grow pots."... Deb)

How To grow heirloom tomatoes

Most of the foods we grow are annuals. In other words, each winter, annuals die and must be replanted in the spring. Perennials, on the other hand, will keep coming back year after year. Here are some delicious perennials to plant now.

DIY Garden & Yard Privacy • ideas & tutorials!

The Ultimate Vegetable Gardening Guide in Handy

Vegetable Seed Sowing Guide - What to sow, when and how (direct/indoors/window sill)

101 Gardening Secrets The Experts Never Tell You - There are SO MANY helpful gardening tips in this article!!

Asparagus growing in a raised bed