Grow the Best Sunflowers, Crop Focus

Sunflowers are captivating flowers. They are the topic of multi-million dollar art, the desire of small children looking for a snack, and fun addition to a garden. Homesteaders and livestock owners love sunflowers seeds for feed; Sunflowers in Full Bloomdehulled sunflower seeds are 41% protein.*

Sunflowers are novice plants. There are many things you can do to encourage growth and a successful crop. However, sunflowers will grow under less than desirable circumstances.*

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Why You Should Patio and Small Space Garden

There are many reasons to garden even in a small space.

For example; food prices rise every year.  With corporations continually cutting corners at the cost of quality; growing your own food make sense.

If you feel like its a huge undertaking.  Chill.  I started with nothing more than cardboard boxes, top soil and tomato seeds.  I lived on the second story of a ghetto apartment in Phoenix Metropolitan.  It wasn’t long before I was hooked on having a small space garden.  It doesn’t take much.

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Battle Royal of Gardening Methods

I did a large amount of research on gardening methods.  Some claims seemed exaggerated.

Equipment costs is a high investment.  I didn’t want to throw down, what is a months earnings, (for me) for a greenhouse or hydroponic system.  So, I did what any logical person would do.  I tried different methods with constants.
While I did have a few conclusions of how the test results would turn out, I had no idea how small or large the differences would be.

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Garlic Crop Focus, Get a Large Healthy Harvest of Garlic

Garlic is delicious and staple. It is a store-able vegetable for year round enjoyment.

How Does It Grow; GarlicAlso, it adds flavor to almost any dish.  Garlic dissuades several types of pests, so it is a great addition to any garden too.  Therefore it is a great vegetable to grow in your garden.  With so much misinformation and scattered tips, I decided to collect data from reputable sources and compile it in this article.
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Potatoes – Crop Focus

Potatoes are a staple and a great beginner crop for gardeners, farmers, or homesteaders. They can even be grown in pots for those with limited space.

With so many suggestions and little information on growing potatoes no wonder everyone is confused.  I compiled this article as a concentrated amount of information. Please let us know if you have any tips, successes or information to add.
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