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Young & Green: Naomi on Concord Grapes and Being Prepared

You’re reading Young & Green, the group blog written by participants of GrowNYC’s Youthmarket. This network of urban farm stands is operated by neighborhood youth, supplied by local farmers, and supplies communities throughout…

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Added by HOMEGROWN.org on February 10, 2017 at 4:34pm — No Comments

Young & Green: Kristy on Fresh Produce and Big Responsibilities

You’re reading Young & Green, the group blog written by participants of GrowNYC’s Youthmarket. This network of urban farm stands is operated by neighborhood youth, supplied by local farmers, and supplies communities throughout…

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Added by HOMEGROWN.org on February 7, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Caring About Your Garden Through The Winter

Just because outside is cold, it doesn’t mean that your garden should be forgotten. Every single professional gardener will tell you that during the winter, there are a lot of tips, facts, and tasks you should complete. All of them have just one goal, to make your garden look much better when the time comes. Maybe you prefer staying at home and playing unblocked free games, but when you take a break, your garden should…

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Added by Emily Lopes on January 14, 2017 at 8:15am — No Comments

Young & Green: Jonathan on Positivity and Asian Pears

You’re reading Young & Green, the group blog written by participants of GrowNYC’s Youthmarket. This network of urban farm stands is operated by neighborhood youth, supplied by local farmers, and supplies communities throughout…

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Added by HOMEGROWN.org on January 13, 2017 at 11:34am — No Comments

Advantages Of Irrigation Supplies

Irrigation is a technique which is used to provide required water to plants at regular intervals for agriculture. When there are large fields it becomes impossible for a single person to water places all by himself and since the technology has developed over the years in every sector, it has become easier for farmers to look after big farms using irrigation…

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Added by Anjali Dixit on November 25, 2016 at 5:16am — No Comments

Don't Waste the Garden Waste, Make it Work for You

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Added by Jane Speller on November 22, 2016 at 10:31am — No Comments

5 Reasons Why Your Indoor Plant is Dying

Many people know that taking care of a plant is the first step to finding out if you're going to be able to take care of a child one day. Many people decide that the best way to find out if they're going to be good parents, is to buy an indoor plant of some kind and take care of it for a while. If the plant doesn't die, you can proceed to the next step. But taking care of a…

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Added by Jane Wilson on November 22, 2016 at 6:55am — No Comments

Midvale Farm: Kunekune Pigs In Palmyra, Virginia

My family raises Kunekune pigs on our farm in Palmyra, Virginia. www.midvalefarm.com

Midvale Farm raises Kunekune Pigs because of ever increasing interest in this Pig for quality meat and fat. The current trend among chefs includes the use of the whole hog and that includes the fat. We offer our pigs a variety of ORGANIC/NON-GMO feeds which include, but are not limited to, pasture grass, hay, fodder, limited fruits and…

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Added by Taylor Anderson on November 16, 2016 at 10:11am — No Comments

How to Keep Mosquitoes Away While Gardening

The joys of gardening are ample in the summer: plump tomatoes ripening in the sun, colorful flowers waving in the breeze, butterflies stopping for a sip of nectar. It’s even more fun when you get your children to join you in tending growing things out in the sunshine and fresh air.

 

One aspect of summer gardening that’s not so fun? Bug bites. They’re…

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Added by AliLawrence on July 18, 2016 at 5:10pm — 1 Comment

7 Beautful & Low Maintenance Window Box Flowers

     One of the favourite trends for summer when it comes to flowers is growing them near windows. Window boxes are the perfect choice for anyone who has sunny windows and wants to experiment with decorating the exterior with some plants. Although the window seems like the perfect environment, not all plants are suitable for the purpose. Don't let your window box project fail by choosing inappropriate plants. Do your homework in advance and prep yourself with the best…

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Added by Abby Lees on July 18, 2016 at 7:24am — No Comments

5 Handy Ways to Kill Weeds

The garden is the place where people with houses like to spend most of their free time. It's nice to have a garden where you can spend some time relaxing or taking care of different vegetables and fruits. Nowadays most people live such fast and full of stress lives, that it's actually nice to be able to spend some time in nature, even if it's only a few steps from your house.…

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Added by Jane Wilson on July 12, 2016 at 7:52am — No Comments

How to Grow an Orchid Flower

The orchid flower is one of the most beautiful additions a garden may have. It is the mark of the caring and expert gardener, a flower that proves that your reliable gardening can get you places. Adding one to your own garden will greatly improve the landscape and will make heads turn in envy. And for all its greatness, the orchid flower is also one of the most capricious things you could grow in the garden. Its different varieties – all 30,000 of them – usually require different treatment…

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Added by Aimee Howard on July 6, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments

Be Fancy! Cook With Flowers For Gentle Taste And Modern Look

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Added by Evelyn Jenson on July 5, 2016 at 1:36am — No Comments

Canning

Our family has started the canning season with fresh strawberry jam. After we sanitized the jars we are left with a filmy glass. Does anyone have any suggestions. We are using filtered water to boil and clean them. I read vinager, but my wife is worried it might leave an additional test behind.

Added by Dave on June 18, 2016 at 7:10pm — No Comments

Do Black Roses Actually Exist In Nature?

The short answer is No, but the long one is way more interesting.…

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Added by Ian Bennett Morrison on June 13, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

New ducks

Our family recently got a duck(Lilly)It loved following us around the yard and would sit by our side. A friend of ours has lots of ducks and had a female that would get attacked everyday by one other duck. Our family welcomed her in our family so she could be happy. But ever since Lilly won't come by us and only wants to be around the other duck. When we let the two out the second duck wonders far off and Lilly is close to follow. We are not sure if we should keep the second duck. I think over… Continue

Added by Dave on June 12, 2016 at 4:56pm — No Comments

Quick and Painless Pickles

I admit, I've always been intimidated by making pickles. The process seems like it requires too many ingredients, the most important of all being patience. I was thrilled to find this recipe for pickles from the New York Times that has only FOUR ingredients and barely that many steps. The whole process takes about forty minutes, fully half of which is doing nothing. This recipe yields about two…

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Added by Sophie Friedman on June 3, 2016 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Fascinating Types of Gardens

I'm sure that everybody would love to have a garden of their own. The garden is a great place, where you can rest, plant things, get in touch with the earth and think things through without being bothered by the outside world. Everybody likes gardening at some point of their life. But have you ever thought what kind of garden you want…

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Added by Jane Wilson on May 20, 2016 at 5:42am — No Comments

Some Coolest Celebration Themed for 19 to Make Memorable Birthday

Turning 19 this year? Don't simply release this unique day by like some other conventional day. Your last year as a teenager most likely calls for a celebration! Experience this Buzzle concentrate to get some cool thoughts to commend your nineteenth birthday. Try not to let the eighteenth and 21st birthdays dominate your nineteenth one! Experience magazines, check online, and keep yourself overhauled on how your most loved youngster celebs commended their nineteenth birthday. Who knows, you…

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Added by lauren Johnson on May 18, 2016 at 2:30am — No Comments

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