A Simple Do It Yourself Soil Test Perform your soil test by placing a sample into two separate cups or containers. Add vinegar to one. If it fizzes your soil is alkaline. If not, add some water to the second cup and stir. Add baking soda. If it fizzes you have acidic soil. If neither have a reaction your soil is somewhat pH balanced.

How to perform a soil test


Pomegranate is one of the nicest fruit trees and perhaps the easiest to grow in pots because it has shallow root system when compared to other fruit trees. Learn How to Grow Pomegranate in Pots

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Turmeric is the main spice in yellow curry, giving it the warm flavor and golden coloring. Ongoing research suggests that turmeric may have extensive health benefits as well. Turmeric is a plant grown for its root, much like ginger. And here's the cool thing about turmeric: growing it is easy.

How to Grow Turmeric + Turmeric Recipes - Attainable Sustainable


This is a picture of The Eden Project in Cornwall England. This is a polyculture design of permaculture. Conventional farming uses monoculture planting. This makes the plant more susceptible to pests and disease.

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“The therapeutic effect of gardening is not to be underestimated. It’s one of the best ways to get back to nature and feel a union with the natural environment that surrounds us. The garden can be large or small – it doesn’t matter..."-Medical Medium http://rawlivingfoods.tumblr.com/post/46517703432/the-therapeutic-effect-of-gardening-is-not-to-be



Chalkboard Paint Plant Markers :: Hometalk

Chalkboard Paint Plant Markers


Self sufficient dreams



Nathan Williams | Kinfolk | Journal


Design New England - May/June 2013


Getting started with biodynamic gardening

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lovely little garden

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It took me forever to realize how easy homemade potting soil was to make! This one only has 3 ingredients, and you can easily substitute.

Homemade Potting Soil Recipe


How to make weed tea fertilizer. Little eco footprints --- she uses fermented foods like sauerkraut to introduce beneficial microorganisms. interesting!

Weed tea – a free natural fermented fertiliser


Tour über den Krameterhof mit Erklärungen zu vielen interessanten Permakultursystemen. With English subtitles #permaculture



natalie creates: growing greens: a beginner's guide

natalie creates: growing greens: a beginner's guide


natalie creates: planting potatoes: a beginner's guide

natalie creates: planting potatoes: a beginner's guide


How to Propagate Lilacs by modernhousewife #Lilacs #Propagating

DIY Start a new lilac bush | Gardening


Carnation Cuttings : Grows on You. How to grow new carnations from cuttings! Going to try this!

Carnation Cuttings : Grows on You


A beautiful garden path made from wooden disks! Easy to make if you have a good drop saw! Looks great in this veggie garden.

Domesticated Nomad: June 2011


permaculture potager garden in France ~ I love all the photos here.

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pantry & table


Forcing spring branches is simple! from How to Force Spring Blanches to Bloom Indoors

Forcing Flowering Branches to Bloom Indoors


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Small-Space Gardening. A VERY thorough overview on small space gardens, balcony gardens, patio gardens, small yard gardens, container gardening and window boxes. Topics range from developing healthy soil in a small space, season extension, fertilization, micro-composting and compact varieties for small-space growing.

We are Young and Free


Using cinnamon to keep your cuttings from rotting. clever and easy.

Natural Help For Propagation - Martha Stewart Home & Garden