For a healthy, thriving garden, consult this companion planting guide when youre deciding what seeds to put where. Originally published as "An In-Depth Companion Planting Guide" From Mother Earth News.
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How to Plant Strawberries Learn which type of strawberries are best for you, how to plant them, and keep your berries going strong. Because growing your own food should be on everyone's preparedness plan, but mainly, I just love to eat them.
Using a rain barrel can save you a significant amount of money in a season. For each inch of rain that falls on 500 square feet of roof, you can collect 300 gallons of water to use in your garden, or your lawn. If we ever got rain.
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All you need is a small amount of vertical space around a balcony or an open window which can hang or store a vertical array of drink bottles that can grow all your herbs and lettuce easily. Recycle as many of your plastic drink containers.
Garden writer Barbara Pleasant provides detailed instructions for food storage - including curing and storing onions - potatoes - leeks - cabbage - apples - squash and other produce that will last all winter