Growing A Home Vegetable Garden
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Growing A Home Vegetable Garden

Growing a home vegetable garden is not only a rewarding hobby, but enables you to be more self-sufficient and eat healthier. Many people do not even consider growing a home vegetable garden because they have a few misconceptions about the undertaking. This post is the introduction to a mini series of posts on how to…

Homesteading and Self-Sufficiency: An American Perspective
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Homesteading and Self-Sufficiency: An American Perspective

This post is written by a friend and fellow homesteader from the USA, AnnMarie. Annie gives a great perspective on homesteading and self-sufficient living from an American perspective. We are also co-participants in the Self Reliance Challenge! Annie writes very informative posts on various aspects of homesteading and how to get started! Follow Annie on…

9 Reasons To Plant Marigolds With Vegetables
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9 Reasons To Plant Marigolds With Vegetables

Marigolds repel bugs.
Rabbits and moles do not like marigolds!
Marigolds attract beneficial insects to your garden.
Predatory insects are attracted too!
Marigold plants will not crowd your veggies.
Marigolds are nematode fighters.
The marigold plant is edible.
They are extremely easy to grow.
Marigolds may be an effective crop trap.