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

Gardening Sistem

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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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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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…]

24 Lost Gardening Tips from 100 Years Ago

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Originally Published : askaprepper.com

While many things improve with age and advanced technology, there are some things that stand the test of time. What worked perfectly a century ago is still just as effective and useful today as it was then. Here are some great gardening tips from the early 1900’s.

100 years ago Gallaher Ltd printed a short “How-To” series, with clever hints for emergency situations. The cards were distributed with packs of cigarettes. All the pictures bellow are part of the George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. Please enjoy the article. [Read more…]

How To DIY A Greenhouse: 9 Projects For Your Homestead

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Today’s article is as green as it gets, because it’s about DIY-ing greenhouses. How do you build a greenhouse, you ask? The easy answer is: you build a house and you paint it green.

Ok, I am kidding, but today’s article is about the basics of DIY-ing your own-personal greenhouse, the types you can build, tips and tricks, and what to beware of. You know, the whole 9 yards in DIY for the self-conscious prepper. [Read more…]

How To Build A Walipini Greenhouse

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We use cellars because they maintain a more constant temperature than structures that are built above-ground. We use greenhouses to extend the growing season because they hold in heat. Well what if you combined a greenhouse and a cellar? You’d have a greenhouse that would allow you to grow plants year-round. [Read more…]

Self Sufficient Greenhouse Gardening [Part 1] & [Part 2]

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Self Sufficient Greenhouse

Greenhouse Gardening [Part 1]

With skyrocketing prices at the grocery store and an unstable economy, it’s no surprise people are turning back to the ways of their grandparents and great-grandparents. Self sufficiency is needed now more than ever, and a greenhouse can provide fresh, healthy food for families virtually year round. [Read more…]

Vegetable Diseases An Aid to Identification and Control

Vegetable Diseases

Actually, dozens of diseases may afflict a vegetable garden, but fungus, bacterial,  viral and environmental factors that cause root rot are the most common to vegetable gardens planted across the United States. Diseases caused by fungus are among the most prevalent to plague vegetable garden planters and growers, and can turn a once thriving and flourishing garden into a disaster. [Read more…]