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Home Beekeeping

Few gardening-related hobbies are as fascinating and satisfying as raising honey bees. Contribute to the health of your area's honey bee population. Buy this guide to learning bee culture and start your own bee hives.

Garden Chickens

Raise adoring pets that pay you back with delicious and nutritious fresh eggs. This offer provides all the information you need to get started with your own backyard chickens. Click here today to get started in this rewarding hobby.

Kitchen Garden Store

Learn to preserve the produce you grow in your home kitchen garden. This home canning starter kit includes everything you need to can your first batch using the boiling water bath method for high-acid foods. Find it and other canning supplies at the Home Kitchen Garden Store.

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economy

Bad economy = reason to create a home kitchen garden. My last post, Pickles from Your Home Kitchen Garden, explained how I came to make pickles–actually, pickled mixed vegetables–and calculated my savings over buying similar pickles at the local farmers’ market. Here’s an authoritative video on the growing trend toward managing home kitchen gardens as hedges against economic problems:

Here are links to other articles that help make the argument. You oughta create your own home kithcen garden and reduce your cost of living:

  • Anything for a Small Kitchen Garden – There’s a fundamental philosophy behind my fascination with the small kitchen garden: don’t bother planting something if you’re not eventually going to eat it. Sure, I enjoy looking at flowers …
  • the importance of the kitchen garden – the dismal state of soviet agriculture turned out to be paradoxically beneficial in fostering a kitchen garden economy, which helped russians to survive the collapse. russians always grew some of their own food, and scarcity of …
  • planning a kitchen garden – for the first time in my adult life, i have adequate space for a real kitchen garden. we’ve got two boxed gardens in the back yard, a big batch of winterized compost, and big plans. what’sa “kitchen garden”? …
  • Your Small Kitchen Garden – Read Trent Hamm’s article in its entirety at: http://www.thesimpledollar.com/2008/03/04/planning-a-kitchen-garden/. A Small Kitchen Garden is Healthful. Gardening, like so many other activities, leads the experienced to comment: “You …

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