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What you need to know about living off the grid with a focus on energy generation and conservation.

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A gardening expert explains how to plant greens and salad crops that you can harvest into the winter months.

25 Blogs about Living Off the Grid or Living Off the Land... A variety of subjects... From Almost Living off the Land to Tough and valuable Lessons... to what you need and more

25 Blogs about Living Off the Grid or Living Off the Land... A variety of subjects... From Almost Living off the Land to Tough and valuable Lessons... to what you need and more

This image shows the Arakawa Japanese maple (Acer palmatum 'Arakawa') underplanted with deep red coleus, chartreuse and bronze sweet potato vine (Ipomoea batatas), and Bonfire begonia. It also pairs well with blue or purple flowers and foliage, such as the fanflower

High performance, low maintenance annuals: Arakawa Japanese maple (Acer palmatum 'Arakawa') underplanted with deep red coleus, chartreuse and bronze sweet potato vine (Ipomoea batatas), and Bonfire begonia.

As many regions are looking ahead to a parched, dry summer, it's time to cut water use in your vegetable garden.

Old Farmer’s If you’re a beginner vegetable gardener, here are basics on vegetable garden planning: site selection, plot size, which vegetables to grow, and other gardening tips.

8 Ways to Use Up Your CSA Farm Share Vegetables via Foodgawker

8 Ways to Use Up Your CSA Farm Share Vegetables via Foodgawker

Natural Pest Control Plants and Sprays

There are many easy things you can do to help prevent insect pests from damaging your gardens and plants. Defensive measures oten involve just expanding or improving things you are already doing.

Lilacs. Full or part sun. Although they do well in clay soil, they don't like wet feet (standing water). Water thoroughly but infrequently. This forces their roots to grow deep. A general purpose fertilizer twice yearly.

Lilacs - may on the fence in the front. Although they do well in clay soil, they don't like wet feet (standing water). Water thoroughly but infrequently. This forces their roots to grow deep. A general purpose fertilizer twice yearly.

Small carrots are tender and juicy.

Can Carrots Be Container-Grown?

Even if you don't have space for a traditional vegetable garden, it's still possible to grow fresh vegetables in containers. Carrots are especially suited for container growing because they .

Small-scale vegetable garden plan:  There is no such thing that you can only grow edible plants like fruits, vegetables on some big land are...

Small-scale vegetable garden plan: There is no such thing that you can only grow edible plants like fruits, vegetables on some big land are…

Planting a Tea Garden #gardening #teagarden #tea

Planting a Tea Garden

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Rosemary is a hardy plant and will overwinter in a mild Ohio winter. Great for chicken, beef, breads, and placing on the grill for aromatics.

A potted salad garden

Easy Container Gardens

A potted salad garden

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