Monthly Archives: May 2013

Storing Potatoes Instead of Going to the Store for Potatoes

Potatoes are a fairly inexpensive food staple to buy at the grocery store. Why bother growing them, and even more so, why bother creating a storage system in your home? There are many reasons, beginning with the idea that home … Continue reading

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Container Potatoes

Potatoes take up a lot of space in the garden.  I have tried to minimize that by digging trenches instead of hilling the soil around the plants, but every dog and deer  in the neighborhood will walk through a trench. They … Continue reading

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Gardening by the Moon Update

In my last post, I wrote of gardening by the moon. I have been planting Kale seeds whenever the moon changes sign, which is every couple of days. Does the moon sign indeed make a difference in how the kale grows? … Continue reading

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By the Light of the Moon

Gardening by the moon seems like such an old timey thing to do. It conjures up a time when people were closer to the earth and the cycles of life.  The disconnect between many people and how food is grown … Continue reading

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