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Homestead Survey

Thanks for taking a moment to read my post. I promise to be blunt and to the point. I'm currently working on a Master's in Liberal Studies…

Started by Tasha Raymond

2 Jun 23
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Cinder Block Planting

Hello everyone! So excited to be apart of the homegrown family. I was wondering if I could plant summer lettuce in cinder blocks? And would…

Started by Leola Reed

3 Jun 19
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Victorville, Ca (Raised bedding/Newbie Gardener) Need some tips

I live in a hot climate and i havent bought anything but what i do have in my cart is tomatos, cucumbers and zucchinis and a 16x16 cedar ra…

Started by Natalie Rivera

4 Jun 10
Reply by Jennifer

Lookign for kefir grains in Cambridge

Hi everybody! I'm new in this community and also in Cambridge, and I'm looking for kefir grains.  In my country (Chile) I used to make kefi…

Started by Amanda Loyola

4 May 21
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Are GMO plants an invasive species under Executive Order 13122?

I asked this question on Twitter responding to a Mother Earth News comment and didn't receive any responses. So, I found and read a USDA w…

Started by John F. Houpt II, PhD

5 May 15
Reply by Robert Erickson

Chickens: to order birds or eggs?

I've sent off for a catalog, though I will most likely order online. Thing is, I can't decide if it's better to order chicks, eggs, or pull…

Started by Jana Franzen

2 Apr 28
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Leggy Plants

My grandma could start her seeds in the house in the south window 6 to 8 weeks  before it was time to plant them.  I have been trying to ge…

Started by Laura Blum

10 Apr 19
Reply by Laura Blum

Gene Everlasting: Book Giveaway and Book Club

UPDATE 2/24/14: The giveaway is now closed, but you can still join the book club! Details here.  Calling all readers: HOMEGROWN is hostin…

Started by HOMEGROWN.org

4 Mar 11
Reply by Jennifer

Searching for local kefir grains

Hello everyone! First post here. My wife and I are planning on making our own kefir but are having a difficult time finding local starter g…

Started by Jeremiah Gray

1 Mar 11
Reply by Jennifer

Thoughts on electric chainsaws?

Please chime in. I have a Neuton cordless which is OK, good for saplings and I'm looking to get something a little beefier. I'm particular…

Started by CJ Verde

0 Feb 27




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