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  1. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Hi Folks. I put dill in a separite catagory since I do the same with it as I do my sunflowers. I grow dill in a different spot from my gardens, so I can make my own pickles and such, but also for trade and give aways. It is easy to grow, the same as sunflowers. Why do I grow more of something...
  2. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    As part of our general preps, we've added a food plants to substitute for non edible decorative plants. This summer we planted sunflowers around our yard. About 8 grew over 10 feet tall with huge round plate sized flowers. We saved about six flowers. After two weeks of drying we scraped off the...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Sunflower oil production. A number of oil seeds can be grown here are some: Corn 129 lbs of oil/acre or 18 gal/acre Soybean 335 lb of oil/acre or 48 gal/acre Flax 359 lb of oil/acre or 51 gal/acre pumpkin seed 401 lb of oil/acre or 57 gal/acre sunflowers 714 lb of oil/acre or 102 gal/acre...
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