Gardening tagged posts

Inexpensive Indoor Seed Starting Setup, Under $10

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This post was originally published back in 2012 – it can be seen HERE in its original format.

Synopsis: A very simple and inexpensive indoor seed starting setup, under $10

 

A  Quick and Easy Indoor Seed Starter

By Wyzyrd – SurvivalGeezer.com

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Kentucky Wonder Pole Beans!

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By Bev Sandlin, Master Gardener Fillmore County, MN

These photos were take on 8.2.14 in my garden. I am a true lover of Kentucky Wonder pole beans, I’ve been planting them for the last 30 years. They are a non-GMO bean so you can save your seeds...

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Last Resort Weeding

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By Bev Sandlin

Sometimes stuff happens and the garden becomes a low priority. I’m writing this with a variety of scenarios in mind…

– A SHTF situation, you bug out, come back a week or two later and NEED that garden to produce.

– A personal SHTF situ...

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Common Heirloom / Open-Pollinated Seed List

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Let’s do this again! This was originally published last year here on SeasonedCitizenPrepper.com. It can be seen HERE in its original format. ~Rourke

Common Heirloom / Open-Pollinated Seed List

by John Rourke

Without a doubt the most controversial a...

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Second round of planting

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Over the past week I have been pulling up plants that have gone by and no longer producing in the garden, and started planting a second round. Living in South Carolina the climate affords a pretty long growing season...

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Survival Garden: How to Build an Affordable Underground Greenhouse

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To prepare for a natural or man-made disaster, many survivalists are busy stocking up on shelf-stable food and water...

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Video for the Week: How To Grow Potatoes

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Another featured video from YouTube. From preparedness to frugality, from gardening to self-reliance – YouTube has an enormous amount of information available.

Here is but a small piece we hope you find interesting, informative, and maybe even tho...

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Built a new compost bin……

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Hello all. I just completed building a rotating compost bin out of some scrap materials on my property. The only costs involved were the screws and the broom stick...

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Gardening and Survival

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The following post was published almost 1 year ago and I thought it was deserving of another look. Gardening is one of the most underrated skills as well as preps in most preppers/survivalists systems. If you do not garden – start now...

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Simple Growing: Zucchini’s

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This post originally appeared over at ModernSurvivalOnline.com. It can be seen HERE in its original format.

For those that have never gardened – getting started can be a daunting task.

Getting going in gardening can be accomplished many ways su...

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My suburban secret garden

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Did not really do this on purpose to be secret but for lack of time to prepare more garden space decided to try some root crops in a flower bed where a pine formerly stood and where the soil was soft...

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Perennial Vegetable and Fruits in a Permaculture Garden

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The following post was originally published at the survival and preparedness website ModernSurvivalOnline. It can be seen in its original format HERE. – Rourke

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By Bev

 

I recently saw a guest post on Rethinksurvival...

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The Secret Garden of Survival – A Book Review

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By MsKYprepper, Editor At Large

I first heard of The Secret Garden of Survival on National Geographic Channel’s Doomsday Castle – don’t laugh, but I love that show...

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Book Giveaway: The Mini-Farming Guide to Composting

Alright folks…..I have two brand new copies of the book The Mini-Farming Guide to Composting and figured I would give one away. Whether you are a beginner or advanced “composter” – this book has something for you.

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To enter for a change to win the b...

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Giant moths and hornworms in the garden!

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Giant moths and hornworms in the garden!

I found this giant moth in my garden a couple of days ago...

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Harold’s “Raised Bed” Gardens

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Harold’s “raised bed” garden.

By Harold, Editor-At-Large

Here are some pictures of my raised bed garden.

Note bracket for tomato support.

Note bracket for tomato support.

I just made the two brackets to hold the tops of the tomato stakes and I am still so unsteady on my feet th...

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Snails and slugs? Trap ’em!!!

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Snails and slugs? Trap ’em!!!

by sevantheart, Editor at Large

Friends, I have some simple gardening news to share.

I have never found a more effective way to get rid of snails and slugs than beer traps! I simply have found nothing more effective, n...

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Beware Pre-Fertilized Growing Medium (Soil)

Beware Pre-Fertilized Growing Medium (Soil)

By servantheart, Editor-At-Large

You know Spring has sprung when you see your local “Stuff Mart” start to line their outdoor corrals with new season gardening “stuff”...

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Raised Bed Garden Hoops

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By Bev Sandlin, Ex. Editor

Last year I raided a dumpster when I saw a bunch of stiff waterline thrown into it. I used them to create hoops in my raised beds to help extend the season by covering them with plastic last year...

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WE2’s awesome gardening efforts……….

WE2 commented on Bev’s “Bucket Potato” article and sent in some pictures. Awesome job WE2!!!!

Looking at the creative genius displayed in these pictures has definitely given me some ideas.

 

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I love the idea of the hanging buckets for pot...

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No excuse method for growing some vegetables……..

****This post was originally published here on SeasonedCiizenPrepper.com back in April of 2012. It can be seen HERE.

Alright everyone, for those saying they just cannot afford special grow buckets and raised beds to grow some vegetables here is a s...

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Potato Buckets

Potato Buckets

By Bev Sandlin, Executive Editor

Well, several different people have encouraged me to try potatoes in a bucket...

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Gardening for Survival

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Gardening for Survival

By Pam, Editor-At-Large

The ultimate in self-sufficiency in terms of food is, of course, to grow it yourself.  I have read many articles lately inferring preppers should buy seeds packaged for long term storage so that when

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How Does Your Garden Grow? Part 2…

 How Does Your Garden Grow? Part 2…

By servantheart, Editor-At-Large


After a few days of sun, I’m finally able to walk in my lower yard without walking across the sturdy oak pallets, my “free wooden walkway”. The sun warmed us to over 90 deg...

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

 

That’s my shadow waving at you! Shadow is such a showoff!

That’s my shadow waving at you! Shadow is such a showoff!

By servantheart, Editor-At-Large

Sometimes, when I just need to find a way to express myself from deep somewhere within, I write poetry...

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