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Jennifer commented on Marianne Smith's blog post 'Does Mosanto Control our Food in the US?'
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Self Watering Containers

I'm getting ready to try this, but how do I keep the top bucket from going all the way down into the bottom bucket?See More
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Our Garden is Rockin!!

We've lost our melons but we harvested bush beans. All of our tomatoes (Krim, Roma and Cherry) are producing and we are working on cucumbers and a second crop of bush beans. Check out the mammoth broccoli!!!…See More
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Distribute the Surplus

            Distribute the Surplus. It is one of the founding principles of Permaculture. And one of the tasks is to discover these surpluses and where to pass them on, reaching another Principle, which is “The problem is the solution.”  Usually, at…See More
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Is your fall bounty in full force? Don't let a single pepper, fig, or potato go to waste. Ace preserver Dr. John shares dehydrating tips in a new 101, with a bonus recipe: homemade potato chips!

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The Stew: A Potluck Member Blog

Our Garden is Rockin!!

Posted by Star Miller on September 22, 2014 at 12:26am — 1 Comment

Distribute the Surplus

Posted by Charlyn on September 21, 2014 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

Does Mosanto Control our Food in the US?

Posted by Marianne Smith on September 18, 2014 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

NEEM hosts Dr. Fernando Funes from Cuba

Posted by Jeff Ensminger on September 13, 2014 at 8:28pm

Growing a Kitchen Garden

Posted by Marianne Smith on September 9, 2014 at 8:55am

Glam Jam - Aronia Berry

Posted by Bruce Weaver on September 4, 2014 at 10:00am

Whats a Locavore?

Posted by Bruce Weaver on September 4, 2014 at 2:12am

VOTE for Mary in the American Made Awards!!!

Posted by Marianne Smith on September 3, 2014 at 8:02pm

My Small Contribution To Feeding Families

Posted by Marilyn Joan Warren on August 26, 2014 at 12:51pm — 1 Comment

Basics of Square Foot Gardening

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HOMEGROWN 101: Plant and Grow

The latest: Diana shares everything you need to know about growing hops
More: Thomas on growing horseradish, Going Rogue on asparagus
See all: Plant and Grow 101s, including how-tos on specific crops

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HOMEGROWN 101: Cook and Preserve

The latest: Jennifer on making gnocchi from scratch
More: Dr. John on dehydrating, Cynthia on homemade chocolate syrup
See all: Cook and Preserve 101s

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Calling all HOMEGROWN types: Got a question? Ask it here! Want to share what you know? Discuss it here! Consider this forum your community garden, where you can learn from and help each other. Hooray, teamwork!

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