PLANTING BULBS IN THE FALL

PLANTING BULBS IN THE FALL

Planting bulbs in the fall will produce vibrant spring colour in full bloom.. Always remember that animals are forging for food in the Fall. Planting bulbs in the fall, such as daffodils, allium, hyacinths and muscari, will not result in them being eaten by critters. However, they do love to eat tulips and crocuses. Fall is the ideal time to plant your garlic. Organic garlic is touted as the very best and healthiest by professional chefs.
GROWING CHRISTMAS TREES

GROWING CHRISTMAS TREES

Growing Christmas trees is a very profitable crop to consider for your small acreage. The trees are a low maintenance crop that can be a great side project. Christmas trees can produce a good income for many years. How Long to Grow to Maturity Think of planting new trees in a portion of your acreage each year. It takes about eight years to produce most varieties of trees that are five to seven feet tall. Harvest
Mooo-ving in a New Direction?

Mooo-ving in a New Direction?

With the high cost of food, and having to deal with questionable quality; many of us are aspiring to be more self-sufficient. Mooo-ving in a new direction…there is a backyard livestock boom being spurred on by a desire for healthy, affordable food. With a bit of excess land and a little bit of knowledge, you could convert your backyard into a barnyard. Right? The good and the bad news is; your animals will always be right
Wildlife on Your Farm

Wildlife on Your Farm

It is widely known that wildlife on your farm can damage agricultural crops and harm livestock. Wildlife ruins pastures, infrastructure and equipment. Wildlife also spread diseases and insects. There are several methods used to reduce the impact of wildlife on agricultural enterprises. These include: fencing, repellents, scare tactics, habitat modification, netting and trapping. Fencing First of all, woven wire fencing and electric fencing are the two most common fence designs. They are both effective in preventing
Growing Herbs From Seed

Growing Herbs From Seed

Herbs provide tasty additions to all types of foods from salads to cooked other culinary delights. What could be better than edible landscaping? The plants are beautiful as ornamental and some even produce attractive flowers. Herbs can be grown in a designated herb plot in the garden or among your other vegetables. Intermingled in your flowerbed, or even in containers, the blooms are beautiful and attract butterflies and other beneficial insects to the garden. Herbs from
How to Grow Your Own Nutritious Vegetables Year Round- Part 2

How to Grow Your Own Nutritious Vegetables Year Round- Part 2

April April is a terrific time to begin to grow your own nutritious vegetables. This can provide your family with a fabulous selection of fresh, crispy, delicious vegetables all year round. Sow: arugula, broad beans, beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, kale, leeks, lettuce, onions, peas, potatoes radish, spinach, swiss chard and turnips Sow indoors: peppers, tomatoes, eggplant and melons Peas Grown in your garden, peas taste completely different from what you buy frozen or canned, in a
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