The Ultimate Guide to Growing Green Onions From Seed!

Growing green onions from seed is an important topic. While it may seem like a small, inexpensive vegetable that's better to just buy from the grocery store, I assure you that mastering the simple art of growing green onions from seed is going to open up new worlds in gardening.…

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Root Cellar Alternatives: Innovative Ways to Keep Produce Fresh

 Introduction Hey there, fellow gardeners and food enthusiasts! If you're like me, you know the joy of harvesting fresh produce right from your garden. There's something incredibly rewarding about pulling a carrot from the soil or plucking a ripe tomato from the vine. But let's face it, unless you have…

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101 Garden Essentials for Beginners and Experts for 2024

With the right garden essentials, you'll maximize your harvests while minimizing your effort. Here is a list of the 101 garden essentials you need to make sure your garden is as productive as possible. Bookmark this post and come back to it as a gift guide later!Seed Starting ContainersBootstrap Farmer. These seed…

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Growing Garlic From Bulbils: How to Grow Free Garlic (For Real)

What if you could grow garlic for free—yes, you read that right, for free! According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service, the average American consumes about 2 pounds of garlic per year. Now, imagine not having to spend a single dime on those 2 pounds and instead, walking out to…

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Grow Your Own: A Guide to Easy Fruits and Vegetables to Grow in Pots

Dreaming of growing your own fruits, vegetables, and herbs but short on space? Container gardening is your answer! With the right knowledge and some creativity, you can cultivate a variety of delicious, homegrown produce in pots. Read on to discover the best easy fruits and vegetables to grow in pots,…

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How to Select the Right Plants for Your Garden: Tips and Tricks

Introduction Creating a beautiful garden starts with selecting the right plants. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or a beginner, choosing the perfect plants can make all the difference in the success and enjoyment of your garden. In this blog post, we will explore some valuable tips and tricks to help…

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My Onions Bolted: Can They Be Saved? The Results

Two weeks ago, I shared an update about a situation that many gardeners dread: my overwintered short-day onions had bolted.For those who may not be familiar with the term, bolting is a phenomenon where the plant sends up a flower stalk, usually in response to stress or age.This is a…

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Simplifying Food Security: Vegetables You Should Grow Now

Let's simplify food security by discussing the vegetables you should grow now and why. Many of us know that we should be growing our food or at least entertaining the idea because food is expensive and not getting cheaper. And even if it was cheaper, would they pass the savings…

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Best Tomato Varieties for a Hot and Humid Climate

Finding the best tomato varieties for a hot and humid climate is something many of us work to do each year. Our summers are consistently hot and humid here in Zone 7b/8a in western North Carolina, and I'm sure there's a good chance they are hot and humid in summer…

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5 Tips: How to Make Tomato Plants Grow Faster

You want to grow tomatoes but are unsure how to make them grow faster. A lot of people would love to be able to grow their tomatoes, but they don't have a lot of time. Some people live in areas with such short growing seasons that they need every day possible…

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