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  1. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Hello again, It's still 'way too early to do anything outdoors. My garden is under three feet of snow and the temperatures are still sub-zero. Sorry but even the cold-tolerant stuff won't like that! What I can do however, is get the seedling table ready. It'll be March 1 in a few short weeks...
  2. Urban Survival
    Note to the Mods: Wasn't sure if this would fit here or in the farming/gardening section. If you think it is inappropriate here, please move. Thanks! The Spring 2013 issue of Tennessee Home and Farm has the above-titled article on its cover and website...
  3. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    i am all new to this planting and i am wanting to know which are the best vegetables to plant if you live in a suburban area
  4. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I went out to Lowes today with the hope of putting together a "start up" vegetable garden. I've got 6 different vegetables spinach, carrots, Jalapeno peppers, broccoli, string beans, and tomatoes. I have no experience with planting but very anxious to learn. I picked up a Burpee Self Watering...
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Firs of all hello to all and thank you for taking the time to share your opinions, ideas and let's not forget criticism for my questions. For the last year i have started to take my preparations a bit more seriously then before(before being keeping enough food(perishable one) for a week) and...
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    This family of 4 lives on a 5th of an acre and grows all their own food and raises livestock. 6,000 lbs of produce on a 5th of an acre. Amazing!
  7. Urban Survival
    Hi everyone, this is my first post to this forum. i have an idea for urban farming where the land holder would have enough produce grown on site to achieve farm tax status (not sure how that works everywhere), and can opt to have others grow the foods, and distribute through various outlets...
  8. Urban Survival
    Many survivalists live in the city, and lets face it most cannot afford a bol or to move. I apologise if there is a thread allready existing similar to this but i could not find one. i know many of u are saying to yourself, i have a bag of seeds it can wait, but these things may take time...
  9. Urban Survival
    I am interested in growing food, but I live in an apartment complex...I am on the ground floor, with a closed, open-air patio that doesn't get a whole lot of *direct* sunlight...How much sunlight would be required to grow basics, carrots, tomatoes, potatoes, herbs, etc...? I thought about...
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