Stop Wasting Water – Set up a Simple Passive Grey Water System

Stop Wasting Water – Set up a Simple Passive Grey Water System

We are on a tank water supply. So the rumor that it was going to be a hot dry Summer sent chills up my spine. This is our first year with a tunnel house and we are attempting to grow 100 tomato plants, plus other things that need plenty of water. We cannot afford to...
How do You Know When Heritage Tomatoes are Ripe?

How do You Know When Heritage Tomatoes are Ripe?

This Summer I am growing a range of Heirloom Tomato varieties. The problem is all the different types of tomatoes are different colors. How do I know when heritage tomatoes are ripe and ready to harvest? It may seem obvious – tomatoes are ready to pick when they...
What to Plant When. USDA Zones and their Effect on Your Garden

What to Plant When. USDA Zones and their Effect on Your Garden

Gardening information sure can get a bit confusing at times! You may have a book to follow along with what to plant in the garden week by week. But unless it is written for your specific area, you and your plants will probably struggle if you follow it. Below is a...
What to Plant in Your Summer Garden in July (or January)

What to Plant in Your Summer Garden in July (or January)

How do you know what to plant in your vegetable garden in July? Gardening information sure can get a bit confusing at times! First you need to discover what USDA Zone you live in. If you are looking for more information about vegetable gardening, I suggest that you...
5 Reasons that Compost is Amazing | The Benefits to Composting

5 Reasons that Compost is Amazing | The Benefits to Composting

Compost is the magical combination of fibrous carbon waste and green nitrogen waste that breaks down quickly to make the most fantastic addition to soil. There are many benefits to compost, and I encourage everyone with a garden to make room for a compost pile. I can...
Tips for Growing Garlic to Guarantee a Bumper Cash Crop

Tips for Growing Garlic to Guarantee a Bumper Cash Crop

Growing garlic is super easy, and takes very little skill or input. Garlic is what is considered a cash crop for many people. Growing garlic is a low-effort way to make a little money on the side in your own backyard. Generic commercial garlic at our supermarket sells...

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