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Get A Free 3 Month Subscription For The Homestead Gardener Magazine!

Get A Free 3 Month Subscription For The Homestead Gardener Magazine! A digital magazine full of oganic gardening tips, permaculture and self-sufficiency ideas.

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Growing Tomatoes In Pots - How To Grow Tomatoes Indoors Or Patios

Growing Tomatoes In Pots is very rewarding even for beginners. With these tips for growing tomatoes in containers and grow bags you will grow great tasting tomatoes

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The Columbine Flower (Aquilegia): Not Just A Pretty Face!

The Columbine flower is very easy to grow! A must have perennial for the lazy gardener!

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Sprouting Potatoes: What Are The Benefits?

Chitting or sprouting potatoes indoors so they have small shoots before they get planted out. But...why should you do this?

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Using Seaweed In The Garden

Seaweed is my favorite organic fertilizer, soil improver, and plant growth stimulant in the garden. I like to use it on nearly everything: from compost to planting to sowing!

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Earthworm Facts For Gardeners

These earthworm facts will help you to understand their importance. Learn how to encourage earthworms to work for you in the garden!

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How To Take A Cutting

Learn how to take a cutting and grow free plants for your garden. Propagating plants is really easy and a lot of fun!

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The Bay Leaf Plant - How To Grow A Bay Leaf Tree As A Culinary Herb

The Bay Leaf Plant is a lovely evergreen small tree or shrub for your containers or garden. Grow a Bay Laurel Tree if you like cooking with its aromatic leaves!

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Natural Flu Remedy For Gardeners

Make your own homemade natural flu remedy from ginger, garlic, chilies and honey.

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How To Make Willow Water

Willow water helps cuttings to take root quicker and more reliably. It is literally free and only takes a few minutes to

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The Homestead Gardener Magazine

This interactive digital magazine covers Organic Gardening Tips & Homesteading for gardeners that want more!

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A Decorative Nitrogen Fixer: Lupins

Nitrogen fixer plants can collect Nitrogen form the air. Lupins can do this and they are also attractive garden perernnials.

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8 Organic Slug Control Tips - Get Rid Of Slugs With Natural Methods

Use Organic Slug Control methods to protect your plants. Get rid of garden slugs with natural ways like coffee ground, egg shells, predators or ducks.

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Keeping Ducks In The Garden

Keeping ducks in the garden helps with controlling slugs and snails and you get tasty eggs of course!

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Garden Tidy Up: How Tidy Should Your Garden Be?

Don't take the garden tidy up too far and eradicate beneficial wildlife on the way!

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Which Rose Gardening Tools Do You Really Need?

A good selection of Rose Gardening Tools is essential for anybody that is serious about their rose bushes. Which are the best garden secateurs or rose gardening gloves to get the job done withe ease?

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Planting Early Potatoes In December

If you want a really early crop of potatoes consider planting early potatoes in the greenhouse in December.

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Growing Artichokes As Architectural And Edible Plants

Start growing Artichokes in mixed borders or the vegetable garden for their attractive appearance and edible flower buds. Here are some tips on how to grow artichokes.

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Garden Fleece - Be A More Successful Veggie Gardener With Floating Row Covers!

Garden fleece is a great helper in the vegetable garden. They have loads of benefits and uses!

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Growing Lettuce - How to Grow Lettuce In Containers Or Vegetable Garden

Growing Lettuce is quite easy and quick. Learn how to grow lettuce from seed in pots, window boxes or the vegetable garden.

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Growing Asparagus - A Perennial Vegetable You Will Enjoy For Many Years!

Growing Asparagus is easy and will reward you for many years. Learn how to best plant asparagus, the different varieties and harvesting this delicious vegatable.

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Hugelkultur Raised Beds And Why You Need One!

What are hugelkultur raised beds and why you might want one for growing fruit and vegetables.

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Is Keeping Backyard Chickens For You?

Keeping backyard chickens is certainly not something that suits everyone. But once you made the decision and got your first chooks laying their fresh and delicious eggs there is no looking back!

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The Backyard Permaculture Garden

A backyard permaculture garden can be a lush oasis that supplies you with healthy fruit, vegetables and lots more.

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Growing Garden Cress Is Child's Play!

Garden Cress indoors is one of the simplest things to grow. Grow cress on your window sill during the winter and boost your immune system with lots of Vitamin C from this easy to grow culinary herb!

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Plant A Natural Hedge For Berries, Nuts, And Wildlife

A natural hedge is a great way to support wildlife in your garden. It provides habitat and food for beneficial insects, birds, hedgehogs and more.

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Aronia Berry - An Underused But Attractive Edible Fruit Bush

Aronia Berry is a great addition to gardens or permaculture food forests. Apart from being an attractive shrub Chokeberries are great for cooking jams, jellies or wine making.

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What Is Mycorrhizal Symbiosis And Why Fungi Are Important For A Healthy Garden

Mycorrhizal Symbiosis is the beneficial relationship between plants and fungi.

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The No-Dig Vegetable Garden

A no-dig vegetable garden is easy and organic way of gardening without too much sweat and backaches.

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The Angel Wing Begonia And Care Of Begonia House Plants

The Angel Wing Begonia has attractive colorful foliage and is also a flowering house plant. Learn how to care for begonia plants and begonia propagation.

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  1. Get A Free 3 Month Subscription For The Homestead Gardener Magazine!

    Get A Free 3 Month Subscription For The Homestead Gardener Magazine! A digital magazine full of oganic gardening tips, permaculture and self-sufficiency ideas.

  2. Growing Tomatoes In Pots - How To Grow Tomatoes Indoors Or Patios

    Growing Tomatoes In Pots is very rewarding even for beginners. With these tips for growing tomatoes in containers and grow bags you will grow great tasting tomatoes

  3. The Columbine Flower (Aquilegia): Not Just A Pretty Face!

    The Columbine flower is very easy to grow! A must have perennial for the lazy gardener!

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