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Start Planting a Spring Garden

Planting a vegetable garden in your yard is a sustainable and affordable way to provide food for your family. If you’re thinking about creating a vegetable garden this spring, follow these tips on how to get started, what to grow … Continue reading

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How to Start a Neighborhood Garden

Community gardens are a great way to get outside and work the earth with your neighbors. They also present the opportunity to give back by donating the fruits (and vegetables) of your labor to the local food pantry. If you’re … Continue reading

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How to Harvest Sunflower Seeds

http://www.freedigitalphotos.net/images/Flowers_g74-Sunflowers_p21313.html I love the look of those huge yellow flowers growing in my garden and I also love the tasty seeds, but I have a hard time getting any seeds away from the birds! In order to harvest your sunflower … Continue reading

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How to Build a Raised Bed Box (alternate method)

This article will describe an alternate method to building a standard Citizen Gardener raised bed box.  The advantage to this method over the standard design is that it uses slightly less wood, wastes less wood, and is slightly simplified.  The … Continue reading

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RoT Organics Compost Tea Video

Obie from RoT Organics in Sherman made a great video on how he makes his compost tea: Professional Compost Tea Lots of discussion and various ways to make compost tea, find more on the ‘compost tea’ thread on the NTVG … Continue reading

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