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The Role of Phosphorus In The Garden

                The Role Of Phosphorus In The Garden          Phosphorus is a nutrient found in rocks. It is locked inside rocks, that slowly decay due to weathering. When the phosphorus is unlocked it is absorbed into water and can be used to feed plants and other living organisms. Phosphorus is interesting […]
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4 Great Organic Sources Of Nitrogen Found in Every Home

  4 Great Organic Sources of nitrogen for the garden   1. Grass clippings – When composted, grass contains about 3% nitrogen by weight 2. Coffee grounds – Used fresh or composted, coffee grounds contain about 5% nitrogen by weight 3. Manure – Rabbit, cow, horse, goat, sheep, and chicken manure are VERY high in nitrogen and can be anywhere from 4% […]
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The Role of Nitrogen In The Garden

                            The Role Of Nitrogen In The Garden                Nitrogen is the most abundant gas. It makes up approximately 80% of the air we breath. Plants need Nitrogen to function, but cannot acquire the Nitrogen directly from […]
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5 Tips to Turn Food Scrap Waste Into Fertilizer For Plants

Millions of pounds of food is wasted each and every year, This is about 1/5 of the food we eat. Where does all that food go? The landfill. Instead of contributing to the toxic sludge that is found at the bottom of these trash heaps, Contribute in a positive way to growing more food in […]
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Great Thanksgiving Dessert Idea: Apple Pie Inside Apple

   Apple Pie Inside Apple    This recipe is not only optional gluten free, but it is vegan, vegetarian, low fat, low sugar, and personal! This thanksgiving wow your guests, create conversation, and make a healthy decision this Thanksgiving.  Ingredients:  1. Apples 2. Apple Sauce 3. Cinnamon 4. Pre-made or from scratch Pie crust   […]
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10 Quick Tips For the Every Day Organic Gardener

   10 Quick Tips for the Organic Gardener   1. If your growing onions specifically for cooking, add some rock sulfur to your beds! adding sulfur makes your onions hotter and much more potent! 2. If you are having problems getting bigger potatoes, try lowering the ph. potatoes need very acidic soils to grow well. […]
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.99 Heirloom Vegetable Seeds For Sale

      .99 Heirloom Vetatable Seeds For Sale       I set out so find a way to provide gardeners with the neccessary things to grow more food at home. I Just recently began carrying seeds on my store at MIgardener.com/Store. I wanted to carry not only MORE seed, but I wanted to […]
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Turning Halloween Pumpkins Into FREE Fertilizer in 4 Simple Steps

With all the pumpkins on the sides of the road waiting to go to the landfill, I set out to make something of them. I found a solution! I looked up the NPK of pumpkins and was delighted to find that they have a ratio of 2-1-3 when decomposed. This simple, free, organic, and effective […]
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Guide to Understanding Tomatoes – Grown or Bought

                                                           TOMATO 101 Tomato Types: Indeterminate: Best for growing in warmer climates. These tomatoes will fruit  all year long, and will ripen at random times. They also […]
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3 Simple Ways to Prep Your Garden For Winter

                        Winter/Fall Garden Prep     A Garden is great, but as gardeners we all realize that all good things must come to an end. At some point the garden will die off, or begin to die off, and you will be left with barren […]
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Prevent Squash Vine Borer Effectively & Organically

How to Prevent The Dreaded Squash Vine Borer  As summer approaches, and our warm weather crops are coming in, we all looking forward to the beautiful zucchini, summer squash, butternut squash, and pumpkins! But there is one enemy of all gardeners, and that is the squash vine borer. It will kill a completely healthy plant, […]
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prevent blight using baking soda!

Prevent and Kill Blight & Powdery Mildew With Baking Soda

 Control Tomato Blight & Powdery Mildew Organically With Baking Soda  VIDEO: EZ Baking Soda Fungicide As Organic gardeners we seem the get the short end of the stick when it comes to effective disease preventing tools. We seem to be the first to get blight on our tomatoes, and the first to get powdery mildew […]
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5 Simple Ways to Build Your Organic Garden Soil

We all like to imagine that perfect garden soil. The kind that grows lush, perfect vegetables every time. The kind that is black, and doesn't ever get muddy. You know what kind I am talking about. Well how do you get that for your garden? Here is 5 ways you can build your soil, and […]
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Top 10 ways to Organic Garden For Cheap

Top 10 ways to Organic Garden For Cheap   Everyone likes to go green, grow green, and save green. But organic gardening is just so expensive! How on earth can one grow 100% organic produce, and still save money? We are on a mission to not only be agriculturally sustainable, but financially sustainable, so this […]
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Benefits of Growing With a Grow Tower

I have been growing in a home made grow tower that I constructed for $6. The benefts are so impressive that I thought I would make a blog post on it. One thing I like to stress is that A grow tower uses vertical space, instead of precious horizontal space. I think that is where […]
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Using Aspirin For a Healthier Tomato Plant

    Create a Healthier Tomato Plant  With Asprin    Simple. Tomato plants have a natural defence mechinism, spraying tomato plants with Aspirin will engage that mechinism, and help to create a healthier plant.  How To. Mix 1 apirin tablet with 11/2 gallon of water. Stir until completely disolved. Then spray on leaves both under and over […]
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Grilled Potatoes With Asparagus

Grilled Potatoes With Asparagus This Dish is very simple, but a must try for summer grilling. Grilled Potatoes with Asparagus Serves 4 Ingredients: 3 red potatoes sliced 1/4 inch thickness 2 white potatoes sliced 1/4 inch thickness 5 spears of asparagus cut into 1 inch pieces 1 Tsp. Salt 1 Tsp. Pepper 2 Tbs. olive oil 1 Tbs. […]
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Tips for Growing Bigger Onions

How To Grow Bigger Onions Often times people look at onions in the store and think, "these are HUGE But I can never grow them like this in a million years." I was one of those people, and often times we try so hard, but only to find out we have golfballs instead of softballs when […]
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Resurrecting Long Lost Vegetable Varieties

It seems like a horror story for gardeners. How could some of the "classic" varieties, really not be all that classic? Many people who were around in the 40's and 50's know all to well these very flavorful vegetable varieties that were once the staple of the classic home garden. Varieties like "John Baer" Tomato, […]
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DIY Fruit and Vegetable wash

DIY Fruit & Veg Wash We can't always grow everything we would like to grow, sometimes it is not in season, other times it is not possible to be grown in your climate. This quick and simple trick will allow you to ensure your fruit and vegetables are free of pesticides, fungicides, dirt, and other […]