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129 cukes per plant! (Socrates mini-cucumber)

129 cukes per plant- not bad- gotta try it myself! vegeterrestrial 129 cukes per plant- not bad- gotta try it myself! 129 cukes per plant- not bad- gotta try it myself!

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Preparing for the Upcoming Canning Season-From a very cool site called, Old Fashioned Families with everything you need to know about canning, preserving, saving tons of money and general homesteading

beads

Glass Beads Dance in Your Garden It's hard not to smile when you see these sparkling Dancing Garden Jewels bobbing and swaying in the breeze. The multicolored glass beads are strung on flexible, stainless steel wires. "Plant" them anywhere in your garden.

beads

Glass Beads Dance in Your Garden It's hard not to smile when you see these sparkling Dancing Garden Jewels bobbing and swaying in the breeze. The multicolored glass beads are strung on flexible, stainless steel wires. "Plant" them anywhere in your garden.

Keeping squash from getting out of control by using an upside down tomato cage

Growing Zucchini in Small Spaces By simply using an inverted (aka upside-down) tomato cage, you can train your zucchini leaves to grow straight up! This leaves the bottom of the plant (where the zucchini's grow) open and makes it easy to see the fruit gr

7 Ways to Plant Potatoes

7 Ways to Plant Potatoes - We tested 7 easy ways to grow potatoes: 4 in containers, 3 in the ground. - Pros and cons of each! (when in rome) Plant in zone Jan - Feb.

cucumber trellis

Cattle panel trellis for grape vines, melons, beans, cucumbers, and flowers. So easy. 4 t posts 1 cattle panel from a local farm store.

green teepee

green teepee {a secret gardener}-this would be a great kids thing--next to my dream pergola---but I think a couple good vine plants would be great-

Forgotten your knots?  Here's a guide to build structures for your vegie patch using bamboo poles, hoops and sticks lashed with some good old fashioned knots.  Click through to the tutorials to learn how to tie a tripod together, poles at right angles or construct a bamboo trellis.   Makedo with sticks lying about the place and some twine.

a guide to build structures for your vegie patch using bamboo poles, hoops and sticks lashed with some good old fashioned knots. Click through to the tutorials to learn how to tie a tripod together, poles at right angles or construct a bamboo trellis.

glass gem corn.  Isn't this gorgeous! Seedsman Greg Schoen got the seed from Carl Barnes, a part-Cherokee man, now in his 80's, in Oklahoma.

Genetics of the Beautiful “Glass Gem” corn. You’re looking at an ear of a corn variety called “Glass Gem”, grown by Greg Schoen of Seeds Trust. This is real corn! How does it grow this way? Each corn kernel is actually a sort of unique plant.

start celery from root end

Did you know that you can grow celery from the bottom part that you would normally toss aside. It's magic. First, cut the bottom portio.

Cherokee Purple:  Heirloom, non-GMO  80 days. An old Cherokee Indian heirloom, pre-1890 variety; beautiful deep dusky purple-pink color, superb sweet flavor, and very large sized fruit. Try this one for real old-time tomato flavor. My favorite dark tomato

Cherokee Purple: Heirloom, non-GMO 80 days. An old Cherokee Indian heirloom, variety; beautiful deep dusky purple-pink color, superb sweet flavor, and very large sized fruit. Try this one for real old-time tomato flavor. My favorite dark tomato