Top 5 vegetables which serve as a replacement for your grocery items
Top 5 vegetables which serve as a replacement for your grocery items

Top 5 vegetables which serve as a replacement for your grocery items

Gardening is always the most beautiful thing to do. It is good for the physical activeness and also you can grow 100% organic vegetables without any harmful content at your backyard or maybe at your garden. Gardening also helps in some of your home groceries requirement. It also found that if you plant some vegetables in your home yard then you will save a huge amount of money from grocery expenses. Planting some of the plants helps you to decrease the expenses of your grocery market. And planting vegetables in home also has different types of health benefits because you can produce without using different fertilisers and everyone knows that using fertilisers can increase the quality of the vegetables but most of the fertilisers are very harmful for health. Here is the five easy vegetables you can grow to save on your groceries. 1.Spinach: Spinach is incredibly beneficial for your health. Chefs use it almost in every dishes. Spinach has only 23 kcal energy and very low amount of fat in every 100 grams. Fresh spinach contents different vital antioxidants like vitamin-A, vitamim-C etc. it is also very good source of vitamin-K. Spinach can use in salad. It content Lots of Vitamin A good for eyes and healthy skin and also full of dietary fiber, which is good for metabolic system. Good for…

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24 Vegetable you can grow indoors – even if you’re a beginner

Home is gardening is the face of versatility. Meaning home gardening can be done at any given area. lot of people think, that gardening needs huge amounts of space. In reality, it is the complete opposite. Home gardening can be done at a small space in your apartment or just beside the corner of the room. All you need is a little DIY attitude. This article is going to list to 24 vegetables that you can grow indoors 1.Carrots This vegetable can grow wonderfully indoors.All you will need is some pots ( preferably 12 inches), soil and a window that allows enough sunlight 2.Green beans Most of the people love the appurtenance of it when it grows indoors.The requirements for this vegetable are buckets, baskets m plastic sacks 3.Kale For this vegetable seeds should be sown at a distance. This vegetable survives in winter too.Tough to maintainLooks beautiful indoors 4.Mushrooms A time period of 5 weeks is needed to growShould be grown in a dark room 5.Tomatoes Needs a sunny settingThe pot needs six inch of soil 6.Beets Simple to growMaintenance is easy 7.Bell peppers Takes a lot of time to growSurvives most of the seasons 8.Chives Needs water and humidity to grow properlyCan grow in pots and containers 9.Salad greens Needs a sunny window setting to grow properlyNeed to be maintained on constant basis…

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The Very Easiest Mushroom Growing for Beginners

Mushroom Growing for Beginners Mushroom Growing for Beginners For first-time growers or beginners, as a rule, you should pick a strain of enchantment mushrooms that is anything but difficult to develop. Don’t directly begin with a Copelandia Cyanescens or comparative immediately; they are the most significant stimulating mushrooms yet are far additionally testing to create. A phenomenal strain for beginners is Psilocybe Cubensis, it has a ton of varieties, yet all are evaluated as simple to establish.To develop your stimulating mushrooms, you should settle on a choice of what direction of growing you like. In any case, we begin here with general growing procedures, which you can use to start and to get an inclination for psilocybin mushrooms. Initially, we disclose to you the essential standards when growing stimulating mushrooms. From that point forward, you could utilize our agenda to sort out all that you need, set up your workspace and all that sort of stuff that we experience well ordered. The Very Easiest Mushroom Growing for Beginners The required hardware for growing enchantment mushrooms: One spore print or syringe from your most loved Psilocybe Cubensis mushroom.Petri dishes with officially arranged agar-agar in it typically sold in packs with 5 or 10. So one bundle is sufficient.One Bunsen burner with a gas bottle.One enormous and full needle, a sewing needle will progress admirably.3…

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How To Grow Harvest Peanuts – The Complete Guide to Plant

Peanuts! This is an excellent snack that fills your tummy full. Peanuts are an excellent source of vitamins, minerals, proteins, fiber and have no cholesterol. How To Grow Harvest Peanuts Peanuts are originated from South America, where Peruvian Indians cultivated them 3500 years ago. They considered them as a status symbol and used them as money too which isn’t surprising how many of us still think that we are working for peanuts. These nuts are actually healthful and nutritious food and can be grown around the world. Basically, these are not nuts, they are legumes related to peas and beans. Unlike its family members who bear their pods directly on their plants, peanuts pods develop Underground. The peanut plant is unique because of its flowers which grow above ground, yet the pods containing the seeds develop in the soil.There are many varieties of peanuts, but they can be broken down into four main categories. Runners, Virginia, Spanish and Valencia. Let’s see how to grow peanuts and harvest them at the right time. How To Grow Peanuts: How To Grow Peanuts: Peanuts grow well in warmer climates of the Southern US and have known to grow as far north as southern Canada. Planting Peanuts: Peanut takes a long time to grow and they need to be planted a few weeks after the last frost date in the spring.Choose a site that receives full sun and take raw, uncooked and fresh peanuts from…

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8 Reasons why plants love cinnamon (These really work!)

Many of us know that cinnamon is one of those spices that add extreme flavor and taste to our special dishes. Although available throughout the year the fragrance, sweet and warm taste of cinnamon is a perfect spice during winter months too. It can also be used in many desserts and drinks to improve its taste and to make it healthier. Do you know this wonderful spice is not only loaded with excellent taste and huge health benefits but can even be used for improving our garden and to protect our plants? If your answer is NO. Then let me tell you 8 reasons why plants love this spice and Check out some useful uses of cinnamon to plants. 1.It Prevents Wild Mushrooms: Wild Mushrooms are fungus that can easily grow in your mulch and between your flower beds. Cinnamon is loaded with anti fungal properties, which means easy to prevent any fungus that disturbs your garden. All you need to do is sprinkle little amount of cinnamon powder over the garden mulch and that helps to control mushroom growth. 2.It Works As An Anti Deterrent: As we know ants are one of the most common problems many gardeners deal with. So, what we need to do now? Answer is cinnamon. Ants hate the smell of cinnamon. Sprinkling cinnamon powder near your plants or in your green house or around your kitchen,…

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10 Tips for October Gardening

When October arrives, many people have no idea of what to do and where to start when it comes to caring for their October garden. Don’t worry if you are one of them because, you can do many things to protect your garden and make it look better by harvesting crops or planting new ones. Here are some awesome tips that will help you to take good care of your garden in October and prepare your garden for the colder months ahead. 10 Tips For Gardening In October: 1.Look After Your Lawn: Try collecting the leaf bags which will often turn in to leaf moulds and brush off all leaves on the grass. You can also cut the grass for final time of the year at the end of the year, but make sure the last cut is slightly higher than during your summer months. Cutting will protect your lawn from winter damages. 2.Trim Hedges: Make sure to trim your hedges so that they look tidy and clean in your winter months. Sharp edges look awesome when they are coated with frost in winter. 3.Plant Some Bulbs: Planting bulbs in your winter garden will ensure a colorful display that make you impress. Try planting clumps of five or seven bulbs of the same variety for effective display in your garden. 4.Harvest Pumpkins: When pumpkins are planted in May, June and July they are ready…

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What to Plant in Your Fall Vegetable Garden in October – The Complete Guide

As October is here, it’s time to know about the vegetables that grow well especially in this season to be a successful gardener. Extending your gardening season with the second fall will obviously increase your annual yield and allow you to enjoy fresh vegetables. The best thing about fall gardening is, you don’t need to worry about pests and other problems due to cool weather. Take a look on vegetables that should be planted in this fall season. 1.Brussels Sprouts: Brussels sprouts are perfect addition for your fall garden and they will hold up well in early frost 2.Turnips: Turnips are one of those amazing vegetable which can be grow easily in this fall season and delicious to eat. 3.Collards: Collards are packed with vitamins, minerals and proteins which are essential to maintain healthy body and they taste great in stir fries. The best time to have them is after the frost date to experience the great taste. 4.Green Onions: Even though green onions is sowed in summer, they can survive winter too if not harvested. 5.Lettuce: Lettuce is one of those green crops that can be planted in late summer to early fall. Enjoy having them in your special salads. 6.Cauliflower: Cauliflower belongs to cabbage family just plant them in this fall season. Use them in your soups and mashed potatoes this fall. 7.Peas: Peas grow well in cool weather make sure to choose…

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Planting Garlic in the Fall Garden

Garlic is an incredibly well-known ingredient in the kitchen and surprisingly easy to grow in the garden. It needs a period of cold temperature for clove to separate and to form ahead of it. However, a little and planning obviously give you abundant garlic harvest without much effort. Check out the few simple steps of how to plant garlic especially in the fall to harvest as soon as possible with the large bulbs. How To Plant Garlic In The Fall: Whenever winter arrives the ground freezes and the plants do dormant. Once the soil warms up in the spring the garlic will start growing healthy when it left off. Steps to Follow Planting Garlic: The following steps will guide you to planting garlic in the fall. Prepare Your Growing Bed: Choose a spot where it gets a maximum of six hours of sunlight each day. Remove weeds and spread some slow-release organic fertilizer, then add 2 inches of finished compost and work it in the top 4-6 inches of soil. Now dig holes of 4 inches deep and plot 6 cloves if you are using the square foot gardener method. Divide Garlic Seeds: Planting Garlic in the Fall Garden Garlic will be grown from individual cloves, each clove will grow in to the bulb. So after purchasing garlic seeds separate all the cloves before planting. Choose the largest cloves to grow the larger heads of garlic for the next year. Save the damaged…

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7 Brilliant Tips to Prepare Your Vegetable Garden for Winter
7 Brilliant Tips to Prepare Your Vegetable Garden for Winter

7 Brilliant Tips to Prepare Your Vegetable Garden for Winter

Depending on what you are growing in your garden, there’s lot of things you need to get know to have better growth of your plants and vegetables in the upcoming colder months. However, clever planting will help you to have beautiful vegetable garden to enjoy throughout the year.In this post, we are going to see some simple tips that help you to prepare your vegetable garden for winter 1.Plant Garlic: Garlic is the best thing to plant in your garden especially in winter. So, select a garden bed that did not grow alliums this year and work in a generous amount of compost in to the soil by adding little amount of fertilizer. Plant garlic bulbs 4 inches deep and six inches apart from each other, then add a light layer of mulch during planting. Harvest them after the plants turning into little brown to get strong and large bulbs. 2.Plant Cover Crops: Late summer and early fall is a great time for many seasonal crops. All these crops prevent soil erosion, break up compacted areas and increase the levels of organic matter in the soil. Mostly, cover crops add nutrients to the soil so start planting them one month before your first frost. Choose legumes varieties for planting such as peas or clover which can easily increases the level of available nitrogen for all garden vegetables. 3.Water Wisely: You must water all the plants during the warmest…

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10 Best Vegetables for Small Space Gardening

In this article, you are going to see 10 best vegetables for a small space garden and most of these plants can easily grow in containers whereas some grow vertically and some grow horizontally. The fruits of your labor will be just picked fresh and will add tasty goodness to all your summer meals, the best part is you can make a big dent in your grocery bill as a bonus. 1.Tomatoes: Try to plant cherry tomatoes to get gobs of tomatoes in compact clusters. Tomatoes do well in containers on a patio or deck, make sure to place them in a sunny spot where it gets maximum 6 hours of sunlight and don’t forget to water it regularly. 2.Cucumbers: Cucumber plants try to climb while growing, so they don’t need enough space and you end up with more cukes than you can pick, pickle, and give away. Choose bush or compact varieties to grow in containers. 3.Peppers: Bell peppers grow well indoors and outdoors. Even small pepper varieties also do well in containers. Just tuck them in landscaping where they look ornamental or grow them in pots on your patio. 4.Beets: Beets are one of those easy vegetables to grow especially in small spaces. Plant them in small pots and you eat beet greens early in the season and then actual beets later in the season. 5.Kale: There…

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How to Sell Shiitake Mushrooms and Make Profit from Your Mushroom-Growing Hobby
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How to Sell Shiitake Mushrooms and Make Profit from Your Mushroom-Growing Hobby

What started as a hobby because of a fascination with exotic mushrooms and French Cuisine, has now turned into a profitable business. The last guide on Growing Shiitake Mushrooms explains how my journey started with Shiitake Mushrooms. I loved eating mushrooms every day, and explored how to grow Shiitake mushrooms on my own homestead. Now, though, since I have been doing this for a while and now am profiting from my one-time hobby, I'll share with you how you too can scale-up and start making a little money from your efforts. If you are brand new to shiitake growing, then I suggest you first take a look at the Guide to Getting Shiitake Done on the homestead as an introduction to this post. There, you'll learn the basics of how to inoculate logs and maintain and fruit your logs. Also, if you just want to dabble and see if you even like growing mushrooms before you get too deep, then you may want to buy a shiitake mushroom kit or a pre-plugged log to try at home. Then, if you are ready to take it further, deep dive into this post on how to sell shiitake mushrooms as a business. How to Start a Shiitake Business Starting a shiitake business is a bit more work upfront than say growing a few vegetables for the market. It can…

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My tomato windfall coincided with school starting, a full calendar of non-profit events and planning, a new puppy, and no time to can. I quickly accepted the mantra, “The freezer is my friend.” Quickly, I filled up four 1- gallon size zip lock bags and tucked them in the freezer (check out my freezing tips below) and got the situation momentarily under control. But then we harvest more tomatoes. I get creative with my menus. When I have 20 guests for my birthday party, I make gazpacho and paella, it serves a dual purpose- lovely, fresh dishes for my friends to enjoy,The morning after the party, still a little fuzzy from a very festive night of celebrating, I realize I still have an enormous amount of tomatoes piled high in the kitchen and out in the garden there are more ready for harvest. In a similar spot? Try out these tips and recipes. Freezing Tomatoes When I have a counter loaded with tomatoes without the time to can, I grab my freezer bags. Easy as pie- pie however, is not easy-but we will talk about that closer to Thanksgiving. I use my frozen tomatoes in place of canned tomatoes when I am cooking in the fall and winter months. Defrost your tomatoes in a colander until they are soft enough to cut…then enjoy…


ZUCCHINI RIBBONS Home and garden tip

The last time we were in Tuscany, this simple zucchini salad was brought to our table family-style.  It proves the old adage “simpler is better.” Fresh, premium, and well-chosen ingredients are key to the success of this dish. Add to that list, a good quality kitchen peeler, and a beautiful platter, and you are all set. Zucchini Ribbons Serves 2-4 2 large Italian Zucchini Parmigiano-Reggiano Extra Virgin Olive oil Sea Salt (I prefer grey sea salt) Pepper With a mandolin or vegetable peeler, slice thin ribbons of zucchini, discarding the first green piece as well as the last. Lay out the zucchini pieces on a platter and shave a block of Parmigiano-reggiano with a vegetable peeler over the dish. Drizzle the salad with the best quality olive oil you have, and sprinkle with sea salt and freshly ground pepper. Additions On a cooler night when you still have zucchini on-hand, assemble the dish in a earthenware platter and put the whole thing in the broiler for a few minutes. It will get golden in color and the cheese will melt slightly. Garnish with flat leaf parsley.

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For Great Advice On Planting Flowers, Try These Great Tips!

A popular hobby amongst many people is gardening, as it has several rewards. Not only do you spend time outdoors, but you can watch things that you planted grow. Also, you can eat home-grown vegetables and save money. Read this article for some tips on how to start your own garden. If you have enough space pick one row in your garden to contain an assortment of different vegetables. Try uncommon or unusual crops that you wouldn’t want in abundance, but that can liven up a meal that you prepare using your usual crops. Plant crops in this row over time so that you’ll always have a selection of vegetables to try. Know what grows in your region. When you see the wide variety of seed packets offered online, it is easy to get sucked into the idea of growing everything and anything! In reality, though, only some of them may flourish in your regional environment. Study up on your region and what crops can survive. New gardeners should keep things simple. The tendency of new gardeners is to plant a garden that is just way too big and end up with a giant mess in the backyard. Keep it simple and small to start, and work up from there. A small garden will lead to a more positive experience and is less…

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How to Grow Garlic From Clove

How to Grow Garlic From Clove Garlic is grownup by planting the cloves. this suggests that everyone you have got to try to do purchases some recent garlic and you'll be able to plant some in your garden! Make sure you purchase the garlic for planting in your garden from an area farm, native farmer’s market, or native farmer stand. It has to be organic garlic that has NOT been sprayed chemically. Step 1: Take your garlic bulb and carefully break it open for the cloves inside. Try not to damage the cloves at the base (where they are attached to the bulb) because a damaged base on a clove will most likely not grow.   Step 2: Take your garlic bulb and carefully break it open for the cloves inside. Try not to damage the cloves at the base (where they are attached to the bulb) because a damaged base on a clove will most likely not grow.   Step 3: Garlic is usually planted in the fall season. It is best planted close to your first frost date. You can wait until the first frost, just don’t wait until the soil has frozen too much for digging and planting.  Step 4: After planting the cloves of garlic, cover them with 2 inches of dirt and then cover that with some type of mulch…

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