Banana Peel Fertilizers for the Garden
Bananas are a super food, & the peels are loaded with nutrients like Potassium & Phosphorus that plants crave. Banana peel compost tea is easy to produce & great as a garden fertilizer. Peels can be dried & cut up for a fertilizer or buried fresh in the soil. Banana Peels are useful as an Aphid Pest Repellant too.
How To Store Vegetables For Winter
This post describes how to store vegetables for winter successfully and provides a handy chart describing the proper storage conditions for each vegetable.
DIY: Mod Cinder Block Wall Planters
Good Golly Miss Molly! I think I'll need a cinder block wall planter next Spring. Not being a fan of cinder blocks, I'm happy to see them used in a design-i-licious way. Here's all you need: 12" cinder blocks some extra blocks or pavers to glue inside the bottom of the blocks with plants Liquid Nails You can do any configuration you'd like plus the blocks are cheap and paintable so you can have pull them right into your outdoor color scheme. VIA InhabitBlog
5 Ways To Store Potatoes So They Last For Months
The hardest work of the gardening season is over, and you’re bringing in your potato harvest. Or maybe you've visited your local farmers' market and got a little carried away buying farm fresh potatoes. Nights
How Much to Plant for a Year's Supply of Food - The Seasonal Homestead
When I set the goal to eat only the veggies from my garden for a whole year, I had one big problem. I had no idea how many plants we needed to grow for a years worth of food! Since I grow for six people in a 3500 square foot garden with some space allocated for fruits, my amounts needed to be precise.