Blog Entries - January, 2015 (Show All) - Viewing Page 2 of 2

Don't Kill the Dandelions
1/30/2015 - 10:31:01 AM
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This post was originally published on October 24, 2013. We’ve all got them, so lets EAT them! Dandelions that is. Times are tough for many and we have this FREE food item in our yards and fields, so why not take advantage of it? The dandelion is known as a bioaccumulator. The deep tap root pus... Read More
Seed Buying 201: Seed Questions Answered
1/30/2015 - 10:53:44 AM
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Seed Buying 201:  Seed Questions AnsweredThis post was originally published on February 10, 2014. This was a press release from Home Garden Seed Association (www.EZfromseed.org) – lots of great information. 1. What is an heirloom seed variety? The definition: Simply put, an heirloom is an Open Pollinated (see explanation of OP) varie... Read More
Gardening for Chickens
1/30/2015 - 10:40:13 AM
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This post was originally published on January 21, 2014. Backyard chickens are popping up in suburban yards nationwide. People want fresh eggs, they want to know what the chickens are eating, they want to know how the birds were treated. I am one of these people, labeled crazy by my family. Why would... Read More
Seed Terminology - What does it mean?
1/29/2015 - 3:52:49 PM
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Seed Terminology - What does it mean?This post was originally published on February 14, 2012. So many seeds, so little time – so where do you begin? First you need to understand the language. Heirloom. You see this term in magazine articles, blog posts, seed catalogs – so why is it important? Heirloom seeds are considered t... Read More