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Gutterless Rain Barrel - a "Drain Barrel"

Irrigation - gutterless rain barrel for the veggie garden in the back of the yard. Very cool since you can grab a jug and go. All those kitty litter jugs now have a great purpose!

Urban Farming: Man Grows A Million Pounds Of Food On A Few Acres In The Dead Of Winter With No Heating

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How to make a lot of compost this winter

How to make a lot of compost this winter - including composting IN your garden beds.

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Quirky Tip of the Day {Gardening

Home made Miracle Grow. Equal parts of Epsom salt and sugar

The most profitable plants in your vegetable garden ~ list of plants that provide the most value per square foot in your garden. Even if you grow foods only for personal consumption, this information can help you determine how to make the best use of your space thus saving money on market purchases.

Sprinkle coffee grounds around your vegetables before you water them, you will be activating slow-release nitrogen that will help them grow faster and fuller.

Straw Bale & Glass Cold Frame - To keep growing in winter weather, consider this low cost clever idea. Insulate your garden with straw or hay bales & cover with glass (in this case old sliding doors) to retain heat. Some ventilation during warmer days would be necessary. Also a pest + animal deterrent. Caution around kids though! | The Micro Gardener

This is how I'm growing my Carrots this year. Learned it by accident last year. The post has a great tutorial. Wish I had it before my trial and error method :O)

A cold frame extends the growing season and turns your garden into a year round vegetable factory. Read more: http://www.motherearthnews.com/organic-gardening/the-amazing-cold-frame.aspx#ixzz2SGnXqAbW

Maybe not the front yard but I'm loving the symmetry of this. I wonder if the gravel bed would really keep weeds down? Front Yard Vegetable Garden Seattle | Pallet Potting Bench

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How to Build a Cold Frame For Winter Gardening (With Plans!)

How to Build a Cold Frame For Winter Gardening (With Plans!) - Your plant-growing season can start long before warm weather hits -- all it takes is a wooden cold frame box with a transparent roof. Here's how to build one of these mini-greenhouses yourself.