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Starting a Buying Club 101

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"I have been making my soymilk for years and recently tofu.  I finally got a soymilk maker and found I get a better quantity for the same amount of beans.  I also add some oats which gives it a more creamy texture. When I make tofu I…"
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Basics of Square Foot Gardening

Originally shared at Back to the BasicsI was given the out-of-this-world opportunity to try a 4X4 raised-bed garden from…See More
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Gary & Mary Ellen Self Watering Planters

"Thanks Jennifer,  We used Promix right out of the bag.  It looks like we will now need to add some of the items you have suggested.  We know it's not a lack of water, the proMix is wet all the time."
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Self Watering Planter

"That sounds interesting.  Thanks for the infomration. Gary"
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"Not sure how much to add Jennifer. According to one college report, ash raises the ph of the soil if too much is added. I would limit the amount to creating a 1/4 - 1/2" layer of ash over the compost pile and mix it thoroughly. The little…"
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Self Watering Planter

"Gary, my method is to separate the dirt from down in the bottom and around the pipes by placing a shelf of plastic pegboard (16"x16" pieces from Home Depot. Everbilt black plastic pegboard, model 17961) about an inch over the pipe clearing…"

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