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Fall/Winter Seasonal Veggies

My clovers are sprouting! Spreading clover around your garden will aid in the prevention of weeds. We just peppered a layer over the rest o…

Started by Nora Crane

0 Aug 30, 2014

A Newbie Gardening Question

I'm a newbie gardener and just planted my first raised bed garden a month ago. I am loving it so far - it's like my baby! All the plants se…

Started by Jordan Pastor

2 Jun 19, 2013
Reply by Jordan Pastor

I love my local library!

My husband and I used to be book store junkies but we have discovered our local library system. I have had some great finds both at our loc…

Started by Hannah Barnhill

9 Apr 12, 2013
Reply by John Russell

Autumn HOMEGROWN projects?

Any good ideas for HOMEGROWN projects this fall? I'm thinking of trying my hand (har har) at knitting/fiber arts and cooking up some new so…

Started by Caroline Malcolm

4 Oct 18, 2012
Reply by Sarah K.

Preserving 101 - Ask the "Doctor" - Jam

Not that I know everything but to the extent you have questions on making jam that I can answer, I'll happily do so.   If I get stumped I w…

Started by Harriet Fasenfest

1 Sep 8, 2011
Reply by Farmer Donald

Preserving 101 - Ask the "Doctor" - Pectin Outside the box. What it is. How to make it and use it.

Here is the place to speak more specifically about pectin.  Not all fruit and jam making needs added pectin and when it does it can be easi…

Started by Harriet Fasenfest

2 Jun 15, 2011
Reply by Harriet Fasenfest

HOMEGROWN 101s - Simple and straightforward ways to start doing all kinds of Homegrown things

General Categories are: 101: Planting and Growing Things like seed starting, composting, container gardening... 101: Cook, Bake, Preserve T…

Started by Cornelia

0 Jun 14, 2011




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