The Best 5 Gardening Systems to Grow Food for all Your Family Every Year Even in a Desert

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Would you like to know how to grow your own organic food in your backyard?

Some Basic Tips

Growing your own vegetables is a rewarding activity. Not only does it give you the joy of working outside with the earth, it provides many nutritious meals for your family. Here is a little advice to get you started and to make your vegetable garden both easier and more productive.

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Prepping For A Nuclear War: 10 Foods To Grow To Help Reduce Radiation Effects

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With the threat from North Korea of a potential and possibly imminent nuclear war on the horizon, many preppers have taken to gathering items which protect them from the effects of radiation.  Food can do that as well, and here are ten things you can grow to reduce that damages done by radiation. [Read more…]

Lasagna Gardening & Straw Bale – The Best Gardening Ideea No limited Space, No Soil Toxic or Rocky Ground, No-Dig Methods.

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Lasagna Gardening

Have you heard the office buzz saying, Let’s hit the ground running? That’s what the scraps do as they’re tossed onto a Lasagna pile. It’s a great heap of pig’s breakfast muck, all thrown on top of each other and provides a perfect place for nature to break it all down and grow, GROW, GROW jack-in-the-beanstalks, or similar, well nearly!

Originally Published : no-dig-vegetablegarden.com

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Growing Crops With No Water, The Old-Fashioned Way Dry Farming: A Sustainable Solution for Farmers?

Dry Farming“Results of Dry Farming Under The Direction of Dr. V. T. Cooke, Near Cheyenne, Wyo.,” 1906

The great nations of antiquity lived and prospered in arid and semiarid countries. In the more or less rainless regions of China, Mesopotamia, Palestine, Egypt, Mexico, and Peru, the greatest cities and the mightiest peoples flourished in ancient days. Of the great civilizations of history only that of Europe has rooted in a humid climate. As Hilgard has suggested, history teaches that a high civilization goes hand in hand with a soil that thirsts for water. To-day, current events point to the arid and semiarid regions as the chief dependence of our modern civilization. [Read more…]

Growing Food in Different Climate Zones (More Information On Your Region’s Growing Conditions)

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Starting a new fruit or vegetable garden can be an exciting time, and it can be difficult to know where exactly to begin. Even experienced gardeners can find themselves overwhelmed when trying to grow food in a completely new climate. Which crops grow best? How long is the growing season? When is the last average frost date (assuming you aren’t living in a tropical zone)? These are the sorts of questions to start with. Fortunately, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has a nationwide standard of splitting the country up into 11 basic hardiness zones based on the area’s coldest average temperatures in winter. Their interactive USDA Hardiness Zone Map is therefore an excellent place to start. [Read more…]

This “Farm In A Box” Can Provide Enough Food To Feed 150 People For An Entire Year

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The Farm From A Box system is designed to feed 150 people per year, and includes drip irrigation, all of the tools, and its own renewable energy setup.

How are we going to feed 9 billion people by 2050? The answer to this question — or the lack thereof — is one of the biggest issues in agriculture today. Experts estimate that we need to grow 60 percent more food than we currently produce. And as a result, there is a push to constantly create more. More miracle crops. More monocultures. More monocrops. More seeds. More food. [Read more…]

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…]