The Easy AZ Method

Inside The Easy AZ Method you will discover that it is easy for almost anyone to grow their own truly organic vegetables and greatly reduce their exposure to the toxic pesticides in store bought vegetables. Anyone can do it even if they don’t have a garden or green thumbs! Dot Cruickshank has put together this […]

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Containers can be low cost or no cost at all

Why Use Containers to Grow Your Organic Vegetables?

There are a myriad of reasons as to why you would consider using containers for growing your own organic vegetables. Let’s take a look! It allows you to grow vegetables even if you don’t have any ground for a conventional garden. Many people now live in apartments or housing with no back yard or if […]

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Best Vegetables to Grow in Containers

Utilizing containers for growing vegetables generally means you are short on space or don’t have a suitable space to grow conventionally and are looking for a way to grow as much as you can in what space you do have available. It makes perfect sense to grow as much as you can so that you […]

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How to Avoid the Toxic Pesticides in Store Bought Vegetables Including Organic

I got into growing my vegetables in containers as a means to provide more growing space. I always liked to grow my vegetables because of the convenience of always having them on hand. I lived on a farm without a supermarket just down the road! I also loved the freshness of home grown vegetables. My […]

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A Wicking Container Once More

When I discovered that the compost in my wicking wheelie bin container with my tomato was quite dry I initially thought that my wicking set up in it wasn’t working. So then I just started using it as a normal container watering it from the top. Then I noticed the ground it was sitting on […]

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Extending Your Harvest Period: Enjoying Your Produce For Longer

  There are a number of ways to extend your harvest period one of these is to preserve your surplus produce for later use. Some crops lend themselves better than others to this. Some things can be canned or frozen or made into pickles, jams or preserves. Others can be fermented and made very beneficial […]

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Growing Vertically and Making Use of Resources

If you can train your plants to grow vertically it means you can get more production from a small space;as well as keep unruly plants tamed. Some things like tomatoes and cucumbers would just take over a small space if left unsupported and untamed leaving little room to grow much else. Being able to grow […]

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Wicking, Self-Watering, Subterranean, Sub-irrigated Planters or Containers

  I have been experimenting with wicking planters (Self Watering, Subterranean, Sub-irrigated, or whatever else they might be called). I have had some store bought containers which are supposedly self-watering but never seemed to work in that way, even though they really are one of my favorite containers as far as size and shape goes […]

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The Love of Gardening is a Seed Once Sown That Never Dies

  “The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies.” Gertrude Jekyll. Vegetable growing does become addictive, once you get the feeling of satisfaction of harvesting and eating ultra fresh produce that you have grown yourself that you know is totally organic you just want to keep growing more and more!   […]

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Moving Containers During the Season

  Some vegetable plants especially leafy ones like my lettuce and spinach are just like us humans…we like to seek out a bit of shade when the sun gets intense. Now that our weather is warming up it was getting too hot for my lettuce and spinach to be getting so much sun. My spinach […]

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To Plant a Garden is to Believe in Tomorrow

  Gardeners plant in anticipation of harvesting they believe in creating the future they want! Plant it and let it do it’s thing; it knows what to do! Plant an idea and let it grow. NATURE IS AMAZING

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The Heart is Like a Garden

“The Heart is Like a Garden: It can Grow Compassion or Fear, Resentment or Love. What Seed Will You Plant There?” Jack Kornfield You are the only one that controls the seeds you sow. Your life will be a reflection of the seeds you choose to sow.

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Always Do Your Best What You Plant Now You Will Harvest Later

You can’t sow weeds and expect to get vegetables! What you put in is what you get out of anything you do. You reap what you sow.  

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There Are No Gardening Mistakes Only Experiments

Gardening is all about experimenting to see what works for your unique situation. You never know until you try. Something may not grow for your neighbor over the fence but It might just grow for you because your conditions will be different. If something doesn’t work try something different next time it is the only […]

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