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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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1,128 23,456 Adams Undertaking
by reed
Nov 16, 2019 18:15:48 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.

92 2,095 Re-using junk!
by steev
Nov 11, 2019 21:35:24 GMT -5
No New Posts Solanaceae (tomatoes, Pepers, Eggplants, ect) - 2 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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858 12,242 Wonderberries
by atimberline
Nov 14, 2019 2:23:37 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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528 7,786 Weird Squash Phenotypes
by xdrix
Nov 1, 2019 5:26:43 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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582 8,768 Zea diploperennis
by walt
Nov 13, 2019 12:09:38 GMT -5
No New Posts Apiaceae and Brassicaceae

cabbage, carrotts, celary, parsnips and more!

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270 3,990 Perennial kale grex from Green world nursery
by nathanp
Nov 17, 2019 10:24:29 GMT -5
No New Posts Fabaceae

Discusions regarding beans, peas, and others.

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361 6,664 Mass Cross/ Landrace Runnerbean Project
by Al
Nov 1, 2019 12:26:26 GMT -5
No New Posts Alliaceae - 1 Viewing

The onion, leek, and garlic family!

177 4,050 True Garlic Seed
by steve1
Oct 16, 2019 6:27:43 GMT -5
No New Posts Other vegetables and flowers including exotics - 5 Viewing

Discuss all others here

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566 7,185 Fall planted tulips and Iris
by RpR
Nov 11, 2019 17:45:36 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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121 2,098 Terra Preta
by synergy
Oct 7, 2019 9:43:59 GMT -5
No New Posts The Orchard

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

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by philip
Aug 25, 2019 16:48:13 GMT -5
No New Posts Growing for market

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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81 995 Microgreens
by steev
Nov 29, 2017 6:46:19 GMT -5
No New Posts Alternative Agriculture Practices

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

190 2,706 backyard X-ray machine for seed mutation
by philagardener
Sept 18, 2019 20:50:10 GMT -5
No New Posts Homesteading - 1 Viewing

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

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421 7,586 Mead Making Question
by blueadzuki
Mar 2, 2019 18:15:56 GMT -5
No New Posts Member Blogs and sites

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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by steev
Nov 11, 2019 21:22:12 GMT -5

The Sum Of All Homegrown Knowledge

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No New Posts Member Research Articles

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

69 679 Evolutionary Plant Breeding
by keen101 (Biolumo / Andrew B.)
Jun 12, 2018 17:51:13 GMT -5
No New Posts Seed Saving Tutorials

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

42 491 geneticist Dr Melaku Worede work
by keen101 (Biolumo / Andrew B.)
Jul 29, 2018 19:51:58 GMT -5
No New Posts Breeding Projects - 2 Viewing

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

166 3,738 Breeding perennial wild bean - Phaseolus polystachios
by reed
Nov 4, 2019 6:28:02 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.

78 557 Golden Bantam 8 Row corn
by Dewdrop
May 19, 2019 19:33:53 GMT -5
No New Posts Glossary

Definition and explanation of often used terms.

17 47 Format Problems on HG
by zeedman
Nov 15, 2016 22:07:44 GMT -5

Seeds, plants, and more

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No New Posts Seeds for Trade and Sale

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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539 5,381 Wanted Pseudowintera colorata
by philagardener
Nov 14, 2019 20:47:39 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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187 992 Able to import seed from Scotland to US?
by philagardener
Nov 13, 2018 6:20:15 GMT -5

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Who are you? What hobbies do you share, what defines the person you are from the person at work every day? Tell us about your music, your hobbies, you family. Play nice!

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by alongshore
Feb 26, 2019 11:43:52 GMT -5
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250 1,911 Happy Birthday, steev !
by steev
Sept 12, 2019 13:13:34 GMT -5
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Got something to rant about? Feel free, but play nice. This forum will be moderated. Main rule: Pryor to ranting you must say "Stands on soapbox" after ranting must say "Steps down from soapbox"

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554 9,492 Currently living in the post apocalypse?
by prairiegardens
Oct 30, 2019 11:23:01 GMT -5


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