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What's Growing on in your garden?

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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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964 17,219 How's Your Weather . . . 2015
by reed
Jan 26, 2015 4:18:34 GMT -5
No New Posts Backyard, Container, and small holdings Gardening

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.

77 1,674 Re-using junk!
by steev
Jan 19, 2015 0:29:10 GMT -5
No New Posts Solanaceae (tomatoes, Pepers, Eggplants, ect)

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 castanea
Jan 25, 2015 23:15:32 GMT -5
No New Posts Cucurbitaceae (cucumbers, squash, melons, ext.) - 2 Viewing

Got suggestions. Questions. Tell us about your favorite varieties, your experiences with them and more!

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469 6,496 moschata question
by ottawagardener
Jan 25, 2015 8:40:06 GMT -5
No New Posts Poaceae Sweet Corn and Maize, Teosinte, Grains and the grass family

Talk about heirloom and open pollinated grasses and grains here!

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476 7,215 South American Corn: Synthetic Composite & Descendants
by castanea
Jan 21, 2015 23:13:06 GMT -5
No New Posts Apiaceae and Brassicaceae - 2 Viewing

cabbage, carrotts, celary, parsnips and more!

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217 3,208 Red pak choy (Bok choy)
by 12540dumont
Jan 16, 2015 19:42:12 GMT -5
No New Posts Fabaceae - 1 Viewing

Discusions regarding beans, peas, and others.

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274 4,823 Fava beans photo from Baker Creek
by castanea
Jan 25, 2015 19:59:28 GMT -5
No New Posts Alliaceae

The onion, leek, and garlic family!

134 2,628 True Garlic Seed
by kazedwards
Jan 22, 2015 22:03:46 GMT -5
No New Posts Other vegetables and flowers including exotics - 1 Viewing

Discuss all others here

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485 5,539 Dandelions
by philagardener
Jan 25, 2015 10:12:23 GMT -5
No New Posts Soil Building, Composting, Vermiculture.

Come and discuss your means and methods for developing soil, potting mixes, and other forms of fertility.

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107 1,860 Starting a new garden / reclaiming an old one
by reed
Dec 27, 2014 2:10:51 GMT -5
No New Posts The Orchard - 1 Viewing

Got an apple tree? A couple grapes? Five hundred peach trees? Tell us abou them.

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281 3,628 Hackberry (Celtis) fruiting trees
by castanea
Jan 25, 2015 12:34:15 GMT -5
No New Posts Growing for market - 1 Viewing

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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72 893 Gel seeding?
by diane
Sept 20, 2014 1:09:37 GMT -5
No New Posts Alternative Agriculture Practices - 1 Viewing

Here you can discuss plasticulture, aquaculture, bee keeping, and mushroom cultivation.

167 2,065 Mushroom Experiments: Wow, That Was Fast!
by DebTheLocavore
Jan 11, 2015 14:50:08 GMT -5
No New Posts Homesteading - 2 Viewing

Talk about your homesteading projects here. Animals, hunting, building, recipies and anything else homested related.

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406 6,603 What Homesteading Activity Did You Do Today?
by billw
Jan 26, 2015 5:04:27 GMT -5
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Be sure to post a link to your farm/garden blog or website here if you have one, we would love to read it!

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99 851 The Tao of Vegetable Gardening by Carol Deppe
by templeton
Jan 26, 2015 4:05:15 GMT -5

The Sum Of All Homegrown Knowledge

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

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by ottawagardener
Jan 16, 2015 14:55:15 GMT -5
No New Posts Seed Saving Tutorials

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

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by steev
Dec 16, 2014 19:27:46 GMT -5
No New Posts Breeding Projects

Here members may discuss their own attempts at plant improvement as well as community wide attempts at developing new varieties.

113 2,440 Playing with carrots (landrace)
by ilex
Jan 22, 2015 11:33:02 GMT -5
No New Posts Plant Variety Reviews and Stats

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.

73 517 need advice on Colorado seed varieties
by castanea
Jan 24, 2015 12:14:07 GMT -5
No New Posts Glossary

Definition and explanation of often used terms.

15 31 Bushel Weights
by ottawagardener
Sept 16, 2011 20:15:54 GMT -5

Seeds, plants, and more

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No New Posts Seeds for Trade and Sale - 1 Viewing

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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476 4,984 Free oca seed (some strings attached)
by billw
Jan 26, 2015 3:57:37 GMT -5
No New Posts The Gardeners Information, seed and supply sourcebook!

Post your links and reviews to seed, plant, info and supply sources here!

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by robin282
Nov 7, 2014 8:08:54 GMT -5

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by blackox
Jan 4, 2015 12:49:21 GMT -5
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by steev
Feb 26, 2014 3:41:36 GMT -5
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by billw
Jan 24, 2015 18:54:46 GMT -5

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saopk: Do you have garlic bulbils? also interested in mache, yard long beans/ stevia/ longevity greens/ egyptician spinach/ malabar spinach[br]oca / yacon / mashua / groundnut Jan 19, 2015 12:08:07 GMT -5
khoomeizhi: got egyptian spinach, yacon, and probably groundnut... Jan 20, 2015 5:29:33 GMT -5
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