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DIY Garlic and Herb Dehydrator

This is the second year that we are using our homemade dehydrator.

Last year we used it to dry garlic for garlic powder and it worked amazingly well. 317 more words

Growing Your Own Food

SiT Community Allotment Taster Days Sat 09/09 10-14 presented by Southend in Transition

Southend in Transition Community Allotment
(entrance to allotments off Hamstel Road – Garon’s end – opposite fish and chips Plaice to Be)

Where you can learn how to grow food, look after your garden, take fresh produce home, meet new people over a shared meal and exchange ideas on how to help the community thrive. 221 more words

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If you're interested in the idea of a community allotment, neighbourhood self sufficiency and growing your own food, this event is well worth attending...

Rosie's Carrot plant, WEEK 5.

Here is an update on Rosie’s Carrot plant, we are now on week 5! 106 more words

This little garden of mine...

I’m gonna let it shine…..

Here is our itty bitty produce production of the day…

So figured out that my carrots aren’t getting bigger ’cause I didn’t “thin them out” in the beginning. 46 more words


A Melon Comparison

Last year, I grew “Golden Crown” watermelon (78 days) which was a 1991 AAS winner.  Because I grow in raised beds, and I don’t want vines spilling across the paths, so a compact melon works best.  491 more words

Early Tomato Comparison

After an exciting Garden Writers of America conference, I’m back at the helm.  Needless to say, there has been lots of picking and preserving after a week’s absence, and now the deadheading needs completing but I wanted to get this posted before my feeble brain forgets.  302 more words

Eating Well On Little Money Part 2

Over a year ago, I did an experiment of sorts in my kitchen. Using the local Co-op weekly sales flyer, I chose food items up to $10 per day to see if a family of two could feed itself well on that amount. 639 more words

Growing Your Own Food