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How To Grow Lettuce In Bags Of Potting Soil

I want to show you how to grow lettuce even if you don't have a garden for growing vegetables!

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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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The Homestead Gardener Magazine November 2017

Check out the November 2017 issue of the 'Homestead Gardener' Digital Magazine for organic gardening tips, permaculture and self-sufficiency.

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Are Organic Pesticides Always Your Best Choice?

Are organic pesticides truly harmless for your garden ecosystem? When should you use organic pest sprays to avoid killing pollinators and beneficial insects.

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Growing Lemon Balm As A Refreshing Culinary Herb

Growing Lemon Balm in containers or the ground is easy if you choose the right place for it. Learn how to grow Lemon Balm with these easy tips.

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How To Grow Ginger In 4 Easy Steps

Learn how to grow ginger indoors and outdoors, what growing conditions this tropical plant needs to thrive and produce an abundance of the spicy ginger root.

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Protecting Plants From Frost Damage In The Winter Garden

Protecting Plants From Frost Damage - Get your garden well through the winter with adequate frost protection for plants. These winter garden tips will help you to prepare your garden for the winter.

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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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Garden Slugs and Snail Facts For Organic Gardeners

Learn how to get rid of garden slugs naturally and about slug resistant plants.

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Stinging Nettle Facts, Benefits And Uses In The Garden

Stinging Nettle Facts for gardeners! Nettles have many benefits and uses in the garden. They support wildlife and are a valuable fertilizer.

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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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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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How To Plant Bulbs In The Garden Or In Containers

Learn How To Plant Bulbs for beautiful spring color in your garden. Spring flowering bulbs can also be planted into containers and will cheer you up in the early spring.

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How To Grow Tarragon Herb

Growing Tarragon Herb is easy! Grow this culinary herb in containers or in the ground. Learn about the difference between a French and a Russian Tarragon plant and make the right choice for you!

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Create A Vegetable Container Garden On A Budget!

Create a vegetable container garden in your backyard by reusing and upcycling! We show you how we grow herbs and veggies on a shoestring.

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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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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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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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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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Recent Articles

  1. How To Grow Lettuce In Bags Of Potting Soil

    I want to show you how to grow lettuce even if you don't have a garden for growing vegetables!

  2. 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!

  3. The Homestead Gardener Magazine November 2017

    Check out the November 2017 issue of the 'Homestead Gardener' Digital Magazine for organic gardening tips, permaculture and self-sufficiency.

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