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What are you growing out this year? To till or not to till, hybrids or old fashioned heirloom goodness. Mulch? We don't need no stinking mulch

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by Walk
Oct 31, 2014 14:58:49 GMT -5
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Got a small garden? Container gardens? Do you grow bio-intensive to save space and expand your fresh food offerings? This is the place for you my friends.

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by steev
Oct 31, 2014 1:41:40 GMT -5
No New Posts Solanaceae (tomatoes, Pepers, Eggplants, ect) - 3 Viewing

Love those beautiful globes of homegrown goodness. We like 'em Strange here. From Red to black, white to green, and all the colors in between. Tell us what you love.

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by RpR
Oct 25, 2014 0:22:27 GMT -5
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Got suggestions. Questions. Tell us about your favorite varieties, your experiences with them and more!

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by jondear
Oct 25, 2014 12:58:04 GMT -5
No New Posts Poaceae Sweet Corn and Maize, Teosinte, Grains and the grass family - 1 Viewing

Talk about heirloom and open pollinated grasses and grains here!

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by steev
Oct 31, 2014 1:49:05 GMT -5
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cabbage, carrotts, celary, parsnips and more!

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by Joseph
Oct 31, 2014 12:16:26 GMT -5
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Discusions regarding beans, peas, and others.

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by steev
Oct 30, 2014 18:49:07 GMT -5
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The onion, leek, and garlic family!

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Oct 31, 2014 1:48:08 GMT -5
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by kevin8715
Oct 29, 2014 0:27:52 GMT -5
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by littleminnie
Oct 30, 2014 8:44:12 GMT -5
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Got an apple tree? A couple grapes? Five hundred peach trees? Tell us abou them.

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by richardw
Oct 26, 2014 23:43:08 GMT -5
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Do you grow for your local markets. If so this is a place for you to share your methods with other market gardeners and customers.

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by diane
Sept 20, 2014 1:09:37 GMT -5
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Oct 29, 2014 14:54:00 GMT -5

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Here you can read member articles regarding ongoing experiments in agriculture.

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by MikeH
Oct 12, 2014 7:15:00 GMT -5
No New Posts Seed Saving Tutorials

Here we will post our seed saving and cleaning and production methods.

38 458 Collecting pea seed from mixed breeding lines
by templeton
Oct 24, 2014 21:02:08 GMT -5
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Here members may discuss their own attempts at plant improvement as well as community wide attempts at developing new varieties.

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Oct 31, 2014 19:44:31 GMT -5
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Best Selection Criteria for seed based on your environmental factors. Also includes seed development. Include the name of the variety and type in your post, seed source, as well as cullinary uses and cultural practices.

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by dreamkatcher
May 16, 2014 7:19:06 GMT -5
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Definition and explanation of often used terms.

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Sept 16, 2011 20:15:54 GMT -5

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Got some extra seed from that exceedingly rare specimen? You want to share? Trade? Livestock, Soil Amendments, Hatching Eggs and more! Check it out.

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by catanache
Oct 31, 2014 20:37:53 GMT -5
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homegrown: I am looking for seed for colored cotton. I am hitting deadens everywhere. Please help! Oct 27, 2014 20:53:31 GMT -5
philagardener: Southern Exposure lists a selection: http://www.southernexposure.com/cotton-c-19.html Oct 28, 2014 6:03:40 GMT -5
irunamuk: Etsy also has brown and green cotton seed. Oct 28, 2014 11:05:44 GMT -5
fusionpower: Sandhill Preservation has several colored cottons. http://www.sandhillpreservation.com/catalog/flowers.html Oct 29, 2014 23:38:15 GMT -5
catanache: I have some seed for Sea Island Brown, Mississippi Brown, Erlene's Green and Arkasas Green. They're a couple years old though. PM me if you'd like some. Oct 31, 2014 20:36:14 GMT -5