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How To Plant A Fruit Tree

How to Plant a Fruit Tree

You may think planting a fruit tree is as simple as digging a hole, dropping a seed in, and covering it, but there’s more to it than that.

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17 Medicinal Herbs That Grow In The Shade

17 Medicinal Herbs That Grow In The Shade

Even if you have a very shady space, you can still grow lots of herbs with medicinal benefits. There are many herbs that grow well in shade.

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10 Plants You Should NOT Grow In Your Yard

10 Plants You Should NOT Grow In Your Yard

There are a few plants you should not grow in your yard if you want to keep the rest of the yard healthy. Avoid these 10 plants.

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Why Yarrow Has Been Used as Medicine for Thousands of Years

Yarrow is one of the oldest medicinal herbs, dating back thousands of years and used for various ailments. Here’s how to use it.

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This Stick Will Produce Hundreds of Pounds of Food

It’s possible to start off with mere sticks and turn them into trees that produce hundreds of pounds worth of food for the year.

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A Simple Guide to Companion Planting

With companion planting, you can grow more plants in a small space, reduce weed and pest pressure, and harvest all the food you need. 

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How To Grow Healing Witch Hazel

How To Grow Healing Witch Hazel

Witch hazel has a long and storied history as a remedy for skin afflictions and much more. Here’s how to grow and use it.

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9 Survival Crops To Grow After The Apocalypse

9 Survival Crops To Grow After The Apocalypse

If you’re planning a survival garden, which crops should you focus on first? That’s the topic of this video by Epic Gardening.

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34 Brilliant Vegetable Gardening Hacks

34 Brilliant Vegetable Gardening Hacks

As he says in the video, these gardening tips can be used on a daily basis. Here are 34 brilliant vegetable gardening hacks.

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The One Tree That Every Homesteader Should Plant

The One Tree That Every Homesteader Should Plant

Trees are a homesteader’s best friend. They provide shelter from the sun, wind, and rain. And they often have medicinal properties or produce food—or both.

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How To Harvest Herbs For Maximum Potency

How To Harvest Herbs For Maximum Potency

Harvesting herbs shouldn’t be done whenever you feel like it. There are right and wrong times to harvest herbs for maximum potency.

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10 Homemade Weed Killers That Really Work

10 Homemade Weed Killers That Really Work

Homemade weed killers not only help you kill all the bad weeds in your garden, they also save you money—and without the use of toxic chemicals.

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How To Keep Your Garden Going All Summer

Knowing the right vegetables to plant is one step towards a great summer garden. Taking care of their watering and weeding needs is crucial.

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14 Ways To Maximize The Yield From Any Garden

14 Ways To Maximize The Yield From Any Garden

As food shortages continue to occur, more and more people are planting gardens to supplement their groceries. Here’s how to get the greatest yield possible.

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11 Easy Ways to Keep Animals Out Of Your Garden

11 Easy Ways to Keep Animals Out Of Your Garden

Although there are many chemical methods, there are also a variety of natural methods that are effective at keeping animals out of your garden.

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How to Grow Ginger in Your Kitchen

How to Grow Ginger in Your Kitchen

Although ginger has been around for centuries, there is a new upswing of interest. The medicinal qualities alone is enough reason to start growing it.

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12 Quick and Easy Garden Hacks

12 Quick and Easy Garden Hacks

Justin Rhodes is an experienced homesteader who is an absolute expert on growing food and raising chickens. In this video, he shares 12 gardening hacks.

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How to Harvest Seeds from Your Garden

Harvesting seeds from your garden is meaningful, saves you money, and is good for the environment. Here’s how to harvest and store seeds.

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Chayote Squash: A Newly Popular Garden Veggie

Chayote Squash: A Newly Popular Garden Veggie

The green, pear-shaped chayote “squash” is actually a fruit. It’s incredibly delicious and easy to grow. Here’s how to eat it, grow it, and pronounce it.

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No Till Gardening: An Easy Option for New Gardeners

No Till Gardening: An Easy Option for New Gardeners

No-till gardening is a gardening method that preserves soil structure, improves the health of your soil, and saves you back-breaking effort.

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14 Best Fruits to Grow in Buckets

Fruit trees are one of the highlights of any homestead, and it’s easy to see why: a mature fruit tree can produce lots of delicious fruit each spring.

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How and Why to Use Banana Peels in the Garden

How and Why to Use Banana Peels in the Garden

While banana peels on the ground can be a slipping hazard, they also provide some much-needed nutrients to plants. Here’s how to use them in the garden.

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10 Reasons to Grow Corn This Year

10 Reasons to Grow Corn This Year

If you are looking to add a crop to your survival garden this year, corn is an excellent choice. Easy to grow, harvest and store, corn is useful in many ways around the homestead.

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How to Grow Mushrooms in a 5-Gallon Bucket

Mushrooms are easy to grow in the right conditions. Here is a simple way to grow mushrooms in a 5-gallon bucket using woodchips and mushroom spawn.

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