Category Archives: Gardening

Guns and Gardens Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse – Episode 1

As the leaves turn gold and fall’s cool breeze heralds another harvest my mind always turns to one thing – the inevitable zombie apocalypse. More importantly I think of how to survive in a world of civil unrest, scarce resources, … Continue reading

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Colonial Uses for Garlic

As an experiment I planted a garlic bulb in the middle of a round “whiskey barrel” gardening container I got from a Hobby Lobby. My early beets were planted around it. While the garlic bulb itself was not a rousing … Continue reading

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Making a Front Yard Raised Bed Garden from Scratch

The guy in the video lives in Arizona so some of what is in this hour + video may not apply directly to you but this step by step guide will help you plan and create a raised bed garden … Continue reading

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“Stink Bug” Infestation Now a “Megapest” Epidemic

The Asian stink bug has become such a problem for farmers that news reports are referring to the small, smelly insect as a “megapest” as the vermin do untold amounts of damage to crops. From AFP: A stink bug from … Continue reading

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Cabbagegate! Man Fined $5,000 for Growing Too Many Vegetables

This story is about a year old but isĀ  good illustration of how home gardeners can get into trouble easily. The man in question actually seemed to be running a micro-farm complete with sell tables at the local farmer’s markets. … Continue reading

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