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Growing lettuce in your backyard garden can be easy when you know how

This is a great guide for how to grow lettuce. It contains information from the varieties you can grow all the way through how to store your harvest. It even has recommendation on which lettuce seeds to try. If you want to get started growing your own lettuce at home this garden guide is a great place to start. I know these tips will help me get my lettuce off to a great start in my garden.

from Traditional Cooking School by GNOWFGLINS

How To Grow Green Beans: 6 Tips

6 Tips on How to Plant and Grow Beans | If I had to choose one vegetable to grow, it'd be green beans. My family has passed down this particular heirloom bean for over one hundred years -- the Tarheel green pole bean. My grandparents brought it with them when they migrated to Washington state from the mountains of North Carolina in 1941. Beans are wonderful plants, providing benefits to our bodies and our garden soil. | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

from A Cultivated Nest

DIY Saturday: Rooting Rose Cuttings

Did you know you could propagate roses? What a frugal way to have a beautiful garden! (FYI if a plant is patented or trademarked you can't legally reproduce them via cuttings.) DIY Saturday @ A Cultivated Nest

One thing I love doing in my garden is observing patterns and witnessing nature.  Growing healthy fresh food is the main reason why I grow food, but  I also love to sit and observe things grow and the life buzzing in the garden. When you learn to build healthy soil you realize that it'
from Family Food Garden

Garden Better with Biodiversity & Wild Pollinators

One thing I love doing in my garden is observing patterns and witnessing nature. Growing healthy fresh food is the main reason why I grow food, but  I also love to sit and observe things grow and the life buzzing in the garden. When you learn to build healthy soil you realize that it'

from Oh Everything Handmade

DIY // How to make a Garden Fence - Oh Everything Handmade, LLC

Keep the chickens out of he veggie garden - DIY // How to make a Garden Fence | Oh Everything Handmade

from Get Busy Gardening

How To Build A Squash Arch

We have done loads of PVC DIY posts on K.W.N. PVC pipe is relatively cheap and with all the connectors etc, it is quick and easy to build structures with. Use the K.W.N search facility at the top of the page and search: ‘PVC pipe’ to see the other...

Here's one person's take on what a 100' x 50' home lot can provide as a small farm. Depending upon your local city codes you may not be able to have things like the pigs (maybe goats, if any meat / dairy animal at all), but think of all the food you can grow yourself. And if your city allowed hens...

How to Grow a Backyard Pumpkin Patch >>>> Pumpkins come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. You can go really huge or itty bitty. In my garden this year, I've got a couple hills of the 'Trick or Treat' variety, which, if you hadn't guessed, is ideal for jack-o'-lanterns (remember, I'm bound and determined this year!). My third hill of pumpkins (that I just planted on Saturday) are the 'Small Sugar' variety. So what should you use? Here are some popular choices: