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  • Ideas for people who have trouble bending or no space to garden

    This is a good article on simple gardening tips, particularly for people who have trouble bending, etc. (The site itself has a number of articles for people with health issues which I find useful.) http://www.yourlifetodaymagazine.com/SimpleGardeningIdeas.php There is a picture of a raised bed with legs...
    Posted to Forum by Mimi on Wed, Jul 18 2012
  • Do you use a grow light when starting seeds indoors?

    I am wondering how many people use a grow light to start their seeds. What size light do you have? Do you have a special place to start your seeds and use the light? Babs
    Posted to Forum by babs on Mon, Feb 21 2011
  • Has anyone done this?

    You know when you grow garlic, the scapes have tiny bulblets on the top . I threw them in a pan . they have been sitting there all winter drying. Several weeks ago, some were sprouting, little tiny sprouts. I planted them and now they are growing. Today I planted three more small pots of them. Has anyone...
    Posted to Forum by babs on Mon, Feb 21 2011
  • Re: New seed source

    Another great source for fresh seeds is http://dollarseed.com/catalog/ They purchase their seeds from major seed suppliers in bulk, then repackage them in reseable ziplock packaging. Each year they start out with fresh seeds, and donate the leftovers to pantry growers to help feed the hungry. The best...
    Posted to Forum by dmoffitt on Wed, Feb 9 2011
  • my self serve veggy stand makes 120 aday

    it was something i started after losing my job ,,,, i went back to basics ,,, ten years later its a big success , take time to view some of my photos ,, at www.hartsgroveproduce.com , i,ll answer your questions ,,, thanks kevin
    Posted to Forum by iinvent1 on Fri, Jan 14 2011
  • Do you plant more than one heirloom tomato ?

    Do you plant more than one heirloom tomato a year? Do you worry about cross polination with the different varietys? Babs
    Posted to Forum by babs on Mon, Sep 20 2010
  • Some are early; some are late

    Horseradish is starting to bloom already! Rhubarb already tried. I have lettuce taking over the place... and beets that have been up for two weeks are no bigger than they were when they first popped up. Some things this year are so early it's scary, but others are growing very, very slowly. We had...
    Posted to Forum by Pat on Fri, May 14 2010
  • Re: How Does Your Garden Grow? Summer 2009 Garden Club!

    I am really late getting my garden started this year. Normally I try to plant around the first or second week of May, but this year we had a frost through the third week of May and it has rained and been too wet to till the ground until now. So my husband and I tilled the ground Monday and Tuesday we...
    Posted to Forum by shrewgirl2020 on Wed, Jun 3 2009
  • Re: Frugal Flower Bed

    Chop or dig up a small area in your yard, sow some seeds, and watch them grow! Belle
    Posted to Forum by homesteaderbelle on Fri, Apr 24 2009
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