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  1. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    :thumb:Well, I am sore, need to get in shape. I found a local guy who boards 10 horses, they don't use pesticides or herbicides. He can use his tractor to dump aged maure in your truck or trailer for $5 a scoop or you can shovel for free. Needless to say it was a well spent $25 because when you...
  2. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Every year I try to focus on some kind of project that would improve my long term survival plans. 2008 - Hurricane Ike 2009 - random stuff, such as backpacking 2010 - gardening and camping 2011 - juglines and trotlines, storing food in mylar bags 2012 - chickens and chicken coop 2013 - I am...
  3. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    http://www.helpfulgardener.com/organic/2006/crop.html This page explains some basics about crop rotation, look up nitrogen fixating plants for some more information about sustainable gardening.
  4. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Alright so begins another growing season. This will be my fourth year with this garden and believe it will be the best since I have learned alot of new tricks along the way. a small side note is this: I only grow organically meaning, no pesticides, no non organic fertilizers and no herbicides...
  5. DIY - Do It Yourself
    Our BOL is in an area where all drinking water will be harvested from our roof. There is very little water in this area and it requires a lot of drinking water. In an effort to conserve water we have plumbed the kitchen sink, shower and bathroom sink to be collected . Our plan is to use this...
  6. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Can anyone suggest a good natural fertilizer for a home food garden? Growing cukes, toms, onions, garlic, lettuces, carrots, okra, snow peas, various peppers, etc. Last year I relied on the big box garden store soil variety with added fertilizer and most everything did fine, but want to get away...
  7. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I am interested in attempting solarization for weed and pest control in the new garden plot I have aquired. I've done a good bit of research and reading on this technique and am seriously thinking of applying it to this new plot...
  8. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Hi Folks. I am a Vermiculturalist, which is a fancy name for a person who raises worms for a certain purpose. Since I have a good size garden and few fruit trees, I have plenty of veggie matter to feed my worms.The great thing about this is the soil you get back after the worms are done with...
  9. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Repost from my blog - (ETA this is *obviously* from this summer...) Here's what a truly organic garden looks like I thought I would post some pictures of my garden (veggie and flower) so you can see what no pesticides and no chemical fertilizers look like. I water the veggies once a week for...
  10. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Video I found on youtube about organic gardening.
  11. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Video about composting
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