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Winter Storage: Keeping Your Harvest All Year Round [Infographic]

Written by Abby Quillen, Published on Fix.com

Our ancestors built root cellars, underground structures that kept food at a consistently cold temperature year round. Depending on individual needs, it may be worth building a root cellar or another type of food storage system if you don’t have ideal conditions to store winter crops. But before you start digging or building, it’s important to assess whether the chosen dwelling – probably a garage, shed, basement, cellar, or unheated room – already provides the ideal conditions for storing some food.

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3 Common Garden Planning Mistakes (and how to avoid them)


Originally from Grow Veg

When planning a vegetable garden it’s easy to ignore problems that can occur when plants are in the ground. In this video we look at 3 common mistakes gardeners make when planning their gardens and give simple solutions.

Making sure your plants are spaced correctly, using companion planting to defend against pests and sowing in batches every few weeks so you have backup options are all important. This video shows how to use the Garden Planner to insure that your crops have the best chance of producing a great harvest.

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Gardening Tips for Hot Weather

Post image for 6 Gardening Tips for Hot WeatherArticle & Pictures originally from Gentle World

These gardening tips will help your plants survive the summer months, any time you’re facing a drought or a long spell of hot weather. Like our other vegan garden tips, they are simple, straightforward and easy to put into practice. Continue reading “Gardening Tips for Hot Weather”

Vegetable plants per Square Foot via SnappyGardening

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Square Foot Gardening means that you section off your beds into one-foot squares instead of planting in rows.  There are many charts available online that show you at a glance how many plants of each type to plant in each square foot.

Chart of plants and how many to plant per square, explanations on how to calculate and sample pictures on my square foot garden
My square foot garden PDF guide by suwanee.com