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Calendula & Plantain Salve

Don’t pull out all those weeds, leave some to help attract the beneficial insects that your vegetables need. Learn how to use some of them to make a healing calendula & plantain salve. Continue reading

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The drying days of summer.

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It’s a busy time of year for gardeners with a bounty of vegetables to be picked, but don’t forget the herbs! Dry some now for enjoying through the winter. Continue reading

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It’s not too late to plant; here are 7 vegetables you can plant in August.

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It’s summer, and gardeners are dealing with a cornucopia of fruit and veggies, but don’t forget to plant a few seeds to extend the season. Here’s a list of 7 seeds to plant in August for harvesting in the fall. Continue reading

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How to know when to plant.

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Using signs from nature to know when to plant vegetables. Known as phenological gardening. Continue reading

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The Gardening Year is Well Under Way.

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With all this sunny spring weather, the gardening year is well under way. Seeds have been planted and gardens have been made ready. At the beginning of March I planted all my onion & leek seeds, as well as pepper … Continue reading

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