Using raised beds for gardening

Raised beds are a great way to confine your plants to the healthiest soil possible and in a space that makes it easier for you to plant, maintain, and harvest. There are many benefits to using raised beds on your property. In this guide to raised beds you will learnContinue Reading

An indoor garden

Did you know you could start an indoor garden and start having fresh food year-round? That’s right, no matter where you live, having an indoor garden is always an option. The plants won’t take up much space and they can always be used as starter plants until you can plantContinue Reading

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Have you ever considered planting a medicinal garden? This type of garden is planted with the sole purpose of providing you with herbs and other plants of medicinal value that serve the needs of your current health or the health of your family. You may think of a medicinal gardenContinue Reading

The Ultimate Guide to Composting at Home

Composting is the process that recycles organic matter into fertilizer which then feeds soil and plants. It provides an ideal environment for bacteria, fungi, and other decomposing organisms to do their jobs. The result is rich “black gold” for your gardens. Every person who wishes to grow a healthy organicallyContinue Reading

10 natural ingredients

Are you ready to start using natural ingredients in your garden? Are you tired of having to worry about what chemicals you are putting in your body? Then this post is for you! Many people are opting for more natural ingredients these days. They are buying more organic foods inContinue Reading

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The American beautyberry, otherwise called the common names of French Mulberry and beautyberry, is a perennial, deciduous shrub. These native plants to South America, Central America, and the Southeastern United States thrive in hardiness zones 5-11. Callicarpa americana, (c. americana) its scientific name, means beautiful fruit, thus the name beautyberry.Continue Reading

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Self-reliance and providing your own food with a vegetable garden seem to go hand in hand, but did you know that growing herbs is also important? By growing your own herbs, you can eliminate the pesticides and chemicals that come with store-bought herbs. From culinary herbs for cooking to medicinalContinue Reading

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Between food shortages, epidemics, and other situations that the world has experienced lately, more and more families are making the shift towards self-reliant gardening. Many people do not wish to depend on their local grocery store anymore to provide fresh and healthy food for their families. This may become theContinue Reading