Native Americans Plants Use To Cure Everything – Miracle Plant That Cures Cancer, Hepatitis, Liver, Kidneys

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Plants Native Americans Use To Cure Everything

The Cherokee is a Native American tribe that is indigenous to the Southeastern United States. They believe that the Creator has given them a gift of understanding and preserving medicinal herbs. The Cherokee trust the healing and preventative properties of nature’s pharmacy. Because many plants become scarce throughout history, the Cherokee promote proper gathering techniques. The old ones have taught them that if you are gathering, you should only pick every third plant you find. This ensures that enough specimens still remain and will continue to propagate. Here are some of the medicinal plants that were commonly used and foraged for by the Cherokee tribe. [Read more…]

100 THINGS YOU CAN (AND SHOULD) COMPOST

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Composting is a sacred act. A person who composts thoughtfully is a shepherd over the transformation from death into life. Without the holy cycle of decay and rebirth that the composter harnesses for her garden, life on this planet could not exist. [Read more…]

7 Ways To Grow Potatoes Having (A Variety of Growing Methods For Your Tubers Can Make For a Bountiful Potato Harvest Year After Year)

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A few years ago, I was planting potatoes of the German Butterball variety, using a variety of planting methods. Through the course of the growing season, the benefits and drawbacks of each became quite clear. Read on to discover which of the seven growing methods worked best, and which ones were subpar.  [Read more…]

26 Plants And Vegetables You Should Always Grow Side-By-Side

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Organic gardeners know that a diverse mix of plants makes for a healthy and beautiful garden. Many believe that certain plant combinations have extraordinary (even mysterious) powers to help each other grow. Scientific study of the process, called companion planting, has confirmed that some combinations have real benefits unique to those combinations—and practical experience has demonstrated to many gardeners how to mate certain plants for their mutual benefit.  [Read more…]

DIY Straw Bale Gardening-An Easy Way To Grow Plant no Weeding & Harvest After the Harvest

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Poor soil? Consider straw bale gardening!

Straw Bale Gardening is a simply different type of container gardening. These straw bales (not hay bales) are a great place to plant vegetables. The straw is an easy, loose place for the plants to spread out their roots. Once the straw inside the bale begins to decompose, the straw becomes “conditioned” and ready to plant. The step by step process of conditioning creates an extraordinarily productive, warm, moist and nutrient rich rooting environment for young seedlings. [Read more…]

Forgotten Lessons of Self-Sufficiency From the Pioneers

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Pioneer Lessons Gardening & Cooking Tips (Forgotten Lessons of Self-Sufficiency from the pioneers)

We can learn much from the American pioneers. From the pioneer provision list, to seed saving and their cooking equipment and recipes, take note of techniques and tools used by the pioneers who “bugged out” West from 1840- 1890 along the Oregon Trail. [Read more…]

The 35 Easiest Container and Pot Friendly Fruits, Vegetables and Herbs – DIY Your Way to More Homegrown Food on The Table All Year Long

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With spring and summer often comes the desire to plant things. If you are someone who enjoys growing and preserving your own food but you’re also someone who just doesn’t have the outdoor garden space that you need, we’ve got a great collection of projects for you. [Read more…]

Imagine a Food Garden That You Only Have To Plant Once in Your Life-Time, That Takes up Very Little Space

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Imagine a food garden that you only have to plant once in your life-time, that takes up very little space, that will provide food for you and your family for the next 30 years; that can grow five times more food per square foot than traditional or commercial gardening; and where you never have to weed, never have to use fertilizers and never have to use pesticide– ever.— This book will show you how! [Read more…]