Gardening

How to Grow Sweet Potatoes- in 5 Easy Steps

How to Grow Sweet Potatoes- in 5 Easy Steps I’ve never ran across a sweet potato I didn’t like; Sweet Potato Fries, Sweet Potato Casserole, Sweet Potatoes and Beets, Sweet Potato Noodles, Sweet Potatoes and Marshmallows, Sweet Potato Pie, Sweet Potato Butter, Sweet Potato Chips– you name it SWEET and I like it *insert Bubba…

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Gardening Ideas from A to Z Part 4

Part 4 Check out this UH-MAY-ZING series of gardening ideas from every letter in the alphabet! Join me in this gardening series as we journey through every letter of the alphabet, reading about different gardening methods from Experts all over the country. Whether you are gardening on a balcony or 100 acres, from the novice…

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Pallet Gardens: Simple, Easy & Free

  Pallet Gardening; Simple, Easy & Free It’s all the craze lately (and honestly I don’t know what took us so long), the art of re-purposing pallets. The pallet patent was granted in 1939 to two men who I consider the  grandfathers  of my new pallet world. Go on Pinterest one time and search pallets…

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Gardening Ideas from A-Z Part 3

  Gardening from A-Z Part 3 Check out this UH-MAY-ZING series of gardening ideas from every letter in the alphabet! Join me in this gardening series as we journey through every letter of the alphabet, reading about different gardening methods from Experts all over the country. Whether you are gardening on a balcony or 100…

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Gardening Ideas from A-Z Part 2

  Gardening from A-Z Part 2 Check out this UH-MAY-ZING series of gardening ideas from every letter in the alphabet! Join me in this gardening series as we journey through every letter of the alphabet, reading about different gardening methods from Experts all over the country. Whether you are gardening on a balcony or 100…

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Gardening Ideas from A to Z part 1

   Gardening from A-Z Part 1 Check out this UH-MAY-ZING series of gardening ideas from every letter in the alphabet! Join me in this gardening series as we journey through every letter of the alphabet, reading about different gardening methods from Experts all over the country. Whether you are gardening on a balcony or 100…

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Aquaponics- Growing Food with Fish

  Aquaponics, growing food with fish, a perfect harmony   “Aquaponics is the combination of aquaculture and hydroponics” Meet Travis and Lori Hughey. They have a small acreage (they called it small- it’s 7 Acres!) farm/homestead in South Carolina where they live with their three children. They farm, garden, homeschool, mentor, invent, raise livestock, cook…

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Frugal & Free Landscape and Garden

Frugal & Free Landscape and Garden  Did your money tree fail to produce this year? Do you want a pretty yard or a lush garden but low on cash? Have no fear, The Queen of the frugal gardeners is here! I have over 15 tips to help you have a frugal & free landscape and…

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Why tomatoes aren’t tomatoes anymore

  Why Tomatoes Aren’t Tomatoes Anymore This post is part of a series from an interview with a local produce stand owner and operator, Mary Beth Pope of Mary Beth’s Sustainable Foods located in South Carolina. Selling locally sourced and organic food Mary Beth has operated a successful local produce stand for over five years…

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Landscaping and Gardening on a Budget

    Landscape and garden on a Budget Did your money tree fail to produce this year? Do you want a pretty yard or a lush garden but low on cash? Have no fear, The Queen of the frugal gardeners is here! I am frugal for two reasons; # 1 out of need. We are…

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