Category Archives: Gardening

The Urgency to Grow Food (and Audacious Hope)

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Starting Tomato Seeds & Separating Seedlings

I just planted a bunch of seeds this morning, and up-potted a couple of seedlings. Some of the new seeds are tomatoes. I don’t seed as heavily as she does, but in past years I have seeded several tomatoes in … Continue reading

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Song pick – Turn Off The News (Build A Garden)

I never heard this before – but I like it! Turn off the news, build a garden, raise the kids. Give them something to believe in, teach them how to be good people, give them hope that they can see. … Continue reading

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Survival crops to grow in the zombie apocalypse!

I think these suggestions are great ones. I just started watching this guy’s videos, and there are some really good ones, especially for those of us who grow mostly in containers. Preparedness, prepping, SHTF – it all can seem a … Continue reading

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Growing in raised beds and containers

There is a huge variety in the way we can grow food and flowers for our families: In the ground In raised beds In containers A lot of us – especially as we grow older – prefer to use either … Continue reading

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SEED STARTING 101- How and Why To Garden From Seed | Gardening Tips and Advice

Another post about gardening. Are you sick of them by now? Based on the number of people who are reading these posts, there seems to be interest. Have you grown plants from seeds in the past? I didn’t have good … Continue reading

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Growing food to feed your family

Here’s Jess again. It’s Spring, and time to think about growing a garden. If you are able and have time, growing food is good for you and your family. You can grow something almost anywhere. This was recorded at the … Continue reading

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Gardening on the cheap – particularly for beginners

If you don’t have a vegetable garden now, but think you might want to start one, here are some ideas for keeping costs down and effort minimal. Here is Jessica, again, from Roots and Refuge Farm. This video is from … Continue reading

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Why Garden?

You may be thinking about planting a garden for the first time. Or you might be thinking of expanding your garden space in response to the rise in food prices – enough to “put up” your own vegetables and fruit … Continue reading

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Five Steps to Sustainable Food Security

This is well-timed advice as we go into a new growing season, and as we consider the uncertainty of our food supplies that have occurred during the past couple of years. Jess is a practical woman who hasn’t always known … Continue reading

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