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  1. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    So ive recently been looking at possibly growing some hops to sell. I have about 3 acres i could set aside for it and i know a little bit about growing it but i was just wondering if anyone has any advice or ideas or insight on it being profitable. Thanks for any help and advice.
  2. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Dont remember exactly when, but Im sure its been over a year where I planted a pineapple crown and completely forgot about it. Literally months later, I went to my backyard and realized i had a pretty big pineapple plant. ive seen pictures online and mines seems way bigger and its been surviving...
  3. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Im curious as to what others have to add and help me with, im by no means a farmer, far from it. But I was curious as to what things I could plant, obviously in decent soil, and have them grow with little to no help. I figure if weeds, flowers and other plants can grow on their own and rely on...
  4. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    NectorNook and I have agreed that a single thread comparing our experiments growing artichokes could be useful. There isn't much information about growing them on this board, at least not that I could find, and I'm not afraid of the search engine! We're using two different varieties, but our...
  5. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I have gardened for years, on many scales, from containers, raised beds to large and small. But I have never grown tobacco, I do not smoke nor do I chew, more doing it for the experience and hell may keep it to trade with my other friends whom garden for some of the produce that I can not grow...
  6. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    A few weeks ago I got the idea to grow a small garden. I have been around gardens all of my life and decided now was the best time to start. Not having a tractor or tiller i decided that it would be best to start small. I gathered up a few posts and fencing. I ended up with an area of...
  7. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Growing Zucchini Zucchini is a small summer squash and a member of the melon / gourd family. It has an outer skin that can harden if left on the plant for too long - kinda like a watermelon or pumpkin. The immature fruit are best when picked at about 6 inches in length. Zucchini can be...
  8. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Potato sprouts 3 - 4 weeks after planting. The seed potatoes that were used are from last years garden. So these potatoes are now 2 generations old. Hopefully, GOD willing, my family will be eating fresh potatoes in a few months. This picture may be where I planted a whole potato.
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