Category: Food Gardening

Reasons to Use Raised Garden Beds

There are several reasons to use raised garden beds in your home garden.  They are easy to install and can be placed over any surface, including concrete | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

There are several reasons to use raised garden beds in your home garden.  They are easy to install and can be placed over any surface, including concrete.    Raised beds versus planting right into the ground can bring you numerous advantages, other than saving your knees and back from aching. Spending hours bent over like …

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How to Ferment Tomato Seeds for Saving

Thinking about your garden for next year? Be sure to save the seeds from heirloom plants you grow this year. Learn how to ferment your tomato seeds. | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

Thinking about your garden for next year? Be sure to save the seeds from heirloom plants you grow this year. Learn how to ferment tomato seeds. Does your family love tomatoes? Did you have a great or okay crop this year? Thinking about your garden for next year? Well, look no further than the heirloom …

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Organizing a Garden in a Small Yard

Organizing a garden in a small yard. With a little imagination and these tips, you can utilize the space you have and grow more than you ever imagined!

Organizing a garden in a small yard. With a little imagination and these tips, you can utilize the space you have and grow more than you ever imagined!   People who live in apartments, townhouses, and condos generally have little to no yard space. Even people who buy houses in the larger cities can end …

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Understand the Cycle of Garden Soil

If you don't understand the cycle of garden soil then you probably struggle with growing terrific vegetables in your garden. So what's in your garden soil? | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

If you don’t understand the cycle of garden soil then you probably struggle with growing terrific vegetables in your garden. So what’s in your garden soil?   If you don’t understand the cycle of garden soil then you probably struggle with growing terrific vegetables in your garden. So what’s in your garden soil, do you …

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10 Busted Gardening Myths

10 busted gardening myths. While not all inherently bad, certain myths can cause harm or limit potential in the garden. Don't fall for them. | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

10 busted gardening myths. While not all inherently bad, certain myths can cause harm or limit potential in the garden. Don’t fall for them. It’s funny what people believe and then pass on to the next generation. While not all inherently bad, certain myths can cause harm or limit potential and in the garden is no …

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3 Tomato Varieties for Container Gardens

3 Tomato Varieties for Container Gardens   Tomatoes are one of those garden foods that you’re either really great at growing or you can’t get them to fruit to save yourself. Others, still, are stuck in the middle: they can grow ’em, get fruit, but then it never ripens. I happen to fall into that …

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DIY: Compost for Newbies

How to compost for newbies. So many people see the title and think "How hard is it to compost? Just toss it into a pile and let it decompose!" | PreparedHomesteadingSurvivalist.com

How to compost for newbies. So many people see the title and think “How hard is it to compost? Just toss it into a pile and let it decompose!   So many people see the title and think “How hard is it to compost? Just toss it into a pile and let it decompose!” I’ve …

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Growing Potatoes in a Bucket

Growing Potatoes in a Bucket. If you have a space to put a 5 gallon bucket, some good soil or compost, and at least one potato, you're in business!

Growing Potatoes in a Bucket   Taters!!! I don’t know too many people who don’t like potatoes in at least one form or another. Personally, there are very few ways I don’t like potatoes, as my waistline can attest to. 😉 Do you have any idea how easy it can really be to grow your own? You …

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12 Steps to Growing Perfect Cucumbers

You like cucumbers fresh or pickled, but haven't had a successful crop yield? Following these 12 simple steps will help you in growing perfect cucumbers | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

You like cucumbers fresh or pickled, but haven’t had a successful crop yield? Following these 12 simple steps will help you in growing perfect cucumbers this season. It’s Spring and gardens are being rototilled all across the country, seed packets are being delivered, and dreams of the coming harvest are filling the heads of gardeners. …

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A Few Things to Know About Post Apocalyptic Gardening

A Few Things to Know About Post Apocalyptic Gardening. There is far more to gardening than tossing seeds or sprouted plants into the dirt and adding water | Prepared Homesteading Survivalist

A Few Things to Know About Post Apocalyptic Gardening. There is far more to gardening than tossing seeds or sprouted plants into the dirt and adding water     There is far more to gardening than tossing seeds or sprouted plants into the dirt and adding water. While it may look otherwise to the untrained …

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