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How Much Should I Plant To Feed My Family?

How Much Should I Plant To Feed My Family For A Year? Here are a few recommendations mostly found in the book Reader’s Digest Back to Basics. Some of these amounts may be way off for your family, but like I said it’s at least a good general idea.

8 Vegetables You Can Buy Once, Then Regrow Forever

Carrot greens can be regrown from carrot tops. Just put the carrot tops in a dish with little water in it and put it in a room that is well-lit or on a window sill.

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20 Must Save Gardening Tips

TV: Food That Magically Regrows Itself from Kitchen Scraps - Eating well is expensive… Buying produce that is organically grown is not cheap. -- Save a few bucks off your grocery bill by growing a few of those staples from your diet.

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Great resource for herbal properties. Ex of type of info: "Cinnamon stops vomiting, relieves flatulence, and given with chalk and astringents is useful for diarrhoea and hemorrhage of the womb.

I never knew how to Harvest Cilantro without killing the plant. This site has all kinds of tips for growing, harvesting, storing & recipes for all herbs.

Extensive site for growing/harvesting veggies/some fruit. (I never knew how to harvest Cilantro without killing the plant. This site has all kinds of tips for growing, harvesting, storing & recipes)

"Poison Ivy Killer:  Prevent problems with poison ivy growing in your yard by adding 3 pounds of salt to a gallon of soapy water, and spraying the mixture on the leaves and stems of the poison ivy plants."

Salt & Dishwashing Liquid to Kill Poison Ivy & Oak

THE POISON IVY IS THICK THIS YEAR! "Poison Ivy Killer: Prevent problems with poison ivy growing in your yard by adding 3 pounds of salt to a gallon of soapy water, and spraying the mixture on the leaves and stems of the poison ivy plants.

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15 Uses for Vinegar In Your Gardens

Heal A Sunburn (No blisters, No Pain and No peeling) and Turn Into A Tan Naturally and Frugally with Vinegar - It Really Works and is an Amazing Alternative!

Everything you need to do in your garden and when you need to do it - genius! #homesfornature

Everything you need to do in your garden and when you need to do it - genius! #homesfornature

This is so neat! You put in your zip code, and it tells you what plants you should be planting now. You can even look ahead a few months to plan out your garden! AND it emails you reminders!! I love this!

Enter your zip code & it gives you a week by week calendar when to start seeds for your area. No Canada, I Use Sweet Grass Planting Calendar Zip code: 59484

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Why You Should Immediately Start Composting (and how to make sure it doesn’t smell bad)

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