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  1. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Here ya go ya lazy gardeners. :D: I'd like to have one. :o:
  2. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    We decided to build a greenhouse and grow some of our own food. This was what we accomplished our first year. We learned from our mistakes and this year is even better.
  3. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    How long have you been gardening? How big is your current garden? Have you ever stopped gardening for 1, 2, or 20 years just to pick it up again? Have you ever (gasp) had to leave a garden behind because you moved? I would like to know your experiences. And if you're one of the many that have...
  4. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I got material to build two raised beds. The boards are 10 inches high. How much soil does it need to be filled with? In one bed, I'm going to plant strawberries. I heard you can get away with about 6 inches. Any thoughts on that? I'm hoping to put a little piece of screen flat on top of it to...
  5. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I have a garden every year, but it is at a second property and a pain to take care of. This year I am going to try raised bed and container gardening. I had a small piece of our yard that still needed to be landscaped so I thought I would turn it into a small garden area. It still has some...
  6. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Just thought I'd start a thread to put my garden updates. I know that I always love to see what other people are doing in their gardens. First is a picture of the first layer of my tire potatoes. I am growing 3 varieties in six tires. Two each of Russett, Red and White potatoes. Next is a...
  7. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I've gardened in regular soil the old-fashioned way, but now I have just a tiny yard with very rocky "soil", if you can even call it that. So, I have some boxes for a raised bed and purchased some bags of top soil. I thought I could prepare it in order to be ready to plant in spring. Is the...
  8. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I have seen a few threads on rasied bed gardening and I am concerned with some of the stuff I am reading. Alot of people on here are suggesting using railroad ties soaked with creosote, and treated landscape timbers, and treated lumber. This is a HUGE NO NO. Why would you want to put all...
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