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Organic Vegetable Gardening: So Rewarding

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When it comes to growing your own food, you want to consume the healthiest produce and ensure that you are continuing the safest practices possible. This is why organic gardening and the techniques associated with it are so important in our day and age. While much of the world has given themselves over to GMO ...

3 Easy Vegetables to Grow as a Beginner

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No green thumb? No problem! Growing vegetables doesn’t need to be hard. Some veggies are easier to grow than others, making them perfect for inexperienced gardeners. Here are 3 easy vegetables to grow. 1. Lettuce Most households eat lettuce a few times a week, if not everyday. Imagine salad fresh from the garden! Luckily, lettuce is super ...

Our Body’s Thrive on Raw Vegetables

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There’s a lot that’s been written recently about the value of raw food that includes nutritional information about many of the vegetables that we can grow in our own backyards. But if you’re serious about the value of raw, which veggies should you concentrate on producing? Australian author and digestive health and RAW food teacher, Scott ...

Protect your Veggies from Dangerous Pest Killers

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One huge advantage of growing your own veggies at home is that you can control what is used to fertilize them and deter the bugs that invariably try to eat them before you do. But why is this important? Pest-killing Chemicals Contaminate Our Food A recent news report out of Israel states that a third of the pesticides ...

Companion Planting will Maximise Your Veggie Crops

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Whether you are planting a new garden or replanting one that has been growing for years, attention to companion planting is guaranteed to improve your homegrown crops. It’s a simple concept based on the way nature works… naturally. For instance one plant’s enemy is another plant’s food. Some bad bugs have pet hates, so by planting ...

Growing the World’s Hottest Chillies

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There is absolutely no doubt that growing peppers and chillies is easy, so why not try and grow the world’s hottest chillies? If you are seriously into hot chillies, and you don’t know about the Naga chilli, there’s a treat in store for you. This little number has been described by some as a killer, with ...

Growing Okra at Home

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Okra (Hibiscus esculentus), an unusual vegetable that originated in Central America, is easy to grow and delicious to eat. But it is under-estimated and consequently grown by relatively few home gardeners. This is a great pity because not only are the green pods edible, but so too are the flowers and leaves. Ironically it is ...

Homemade Insecticide for Veggies

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It is an unfortunate fact of life that a wide variety of crawling, burrowing and flying insects eat vegetable plants and the fruit they produce. While the first step in getting rid of these destructive pests is to identify them, the next is to decide how to kill them. There are some broad spectrum chemical insecticides ...