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  1. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    What crops do you feel do well in hot weather? These are garden plants that will produce through the brutal summer months. I have had good luck with: Jalapeno peppers Okra Zucchini Okra thrives in hot weather. It seems the hotter the weather, the more the okra produces. The only...
  2. Recipes
    I stumbled on this recipe a few years ago and it has become a family staple. I use fresh zucchini in the summertime as well as fresh blueberries but in winter I use frozen zucchini and blueberries. Both ways work great. Two tips: if using fresh zucchini be sure to wring as much water out of it...
  3. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    When it comes to stockpiling seeds we have discussed the topic in depth. Something that has been overlooked is how many seeds should you stockpile? I have come up with a simple formula and would like to know what yall think. How many seeds do you normally plant to obtain X amount of harvest...
  4. Food and water
    Who here has some recipes on canning squash and zucchini? For fathers day I got a Presto 01370 8 quart pressure cooker. Then today my wife bought me a Presto 1745 16 quart pressure canner. The squash and zucchini are still producing, which means I need to start canning. How do you can your...
  5. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    The leaves are starting to get holes and turn brown. A few leaves have completely shriveled up and died. Could ants do this? I should add that it's not on all my zucchini plants. Just two mounds.
  6. Food and water
    I'm a brand new canner and made 14 half pints of zucchini relish the other day. All sealed nicely but when we opened one the seal was able to be lifted off fairly easily...QUESTION: Would the relish still be good or not??? We haven't checked any of the others yet because that would open 'em up...
  7. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Hey everyone this is my first time putting anything out there about my victory/sustainability garden and also my first time using YouTube, so be gentle. Thank you for any comments and suggestions. And if you would like to me do any garden projects let me know in the comments. Rate me too I want...
  8. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Posting a question for my dad- he has 10 acres surrounded by woodland so deer are a big problem for him. He has a gated portion of his garden, but he'd like to expand the garden outside of it this year, and he was wondering what crops he could plant that the deer will not touch. Here are the...
  9. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    During a long term SHTF survival situation, its going to be important for people to grow their own food. One type of seed that survivalist should stockpile are seeds for squash and zucchini. Cooking some squash, zucchini and boudin in a cast iron skillet Ok, why you grow squash and zucchini...
  10. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Survivalist12's Survival Garden Of 2010. Radishes Cucumbers Beans Tomatos Lettuces Zulkini Peppers Soybean Green Beans Wax beans Peas Carrots Leeks Melon Broccoli We spent 5 weekends making this thing. The Wooden boxes are easily transportable and are a great resting bed for the plants and...
  11. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I began getting seeds into seedling soil in late March or so. I've sown: tomatoes - Gardeners Delight, some other hybrid from seeds I got last year, Purple Ukraine, Peacevine, Orange Banana (last three are heirloom type) Cantelope : Collective Farm Woman (heirloom) Watermelon: Blacktail...
  12. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Potatoes, peas and corn - plant them in that order. Commercial grade fertilizer has 3 numbers, such as 13-13-13. Those three numbers stand for nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium (also called Pot Ash). nitrogen - large leaves, tall growth - greens, spinach, corn, okra phosphorus - root growth...
  13. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    During our lunch break, my wife (Kristy) and I made a quick run to the local feed fertilizer store, its a little place called "Pickles". Kristy and I car pool to work, so she swings by and picks me up for lunch everyday. Jasper, Texas (where I live) is a small community, you can drive from one...
  14. Recipes
    Just thought I would toss a recipe out to ya'll. I decided on this one cause my wife wasn't real big on squash until I made it like this for her. INGREDIENTS 3-4 good size yellow squash 3-4 good size zucchini's 1 teaspoon cajun seasoning or you can use seasoned salt 2 tablespoons lemon...
  15. Recipes
    This is found in a number of sources, so I don't think it violates any copyright 2 lbs zucchini, cut into 1/4 inch slices 2 sm onions, sliced 1/4 c. canning salt (I used sea salt) 3 cups vinegar 2 c. sugar 2 tsp mustard seed 1 tsp celery seed 1 tsp turmeric Cover zucchini and onions with...
  16. 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...
  17. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    This spring I want to plant some high production vegetables. Some of the plants I have in mind are cucumbers, snap beans, squash, zucchini, okra and grape tomatoes. My garden here at the house is not going to be very big, so I need stuff that produces more then once, as compared to corn...
  18. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Powdery mold can be destructive to late season crops. The mold eats the leaves, and can finally kill the plant. If you start seeing white spots on the leaves, take some soapy water, spray the leaves down, wait a little while then wash off with a water hose. Mostly this will attack melon...
  19. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    This is really me, but then again the regular members should know that. This video is 9:37 long. My wife and I grew everything except the spice and the virgin olive oil. You are going to spend about $1 - $1.50 per cucumber at the store, and with that you get a wax layer for free. My wife and...
  20. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    This is a video my wife and I put together. The point of the video - everything in this skillet can be grown in your back yard. The ingredients are squash, zucchini, onion and peppers, with some lite virgin olive oil.
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