HOW TO GROW FRUIT ALL YEAR ROUND

 

HOW TO GROW FRUIT ALL YEAR ROUND

Do you want to grow Fruit All Year round? I know I do. As part of the new infographic, Monday’s I found one on growing fruit all year long. The infographic has 12 plants with info on how to grow them. It has the hardiness zones so you know what plants will grow in your zone.

I got really excited when I saw the Hass avocado on there. I thought I was wrong and maybe I could grow them here in Tennessee. Nope, they require zone 9-11 and I’m in a 7.  Not to be discouraged there are plenty that is able to be grown in all zones. If you are really clever like Paul Wheaton you can try to grow a lemon Tree in Montana.

Growing Fruit fruit all year round means you have to find some that grow in the winter. Options are limited especially depending on your location. If you live in Austraila you will have more options thanWisconsinn. Persimmon is a potential fruit for your garden,  along with cranberries and blackberries for  the colder months. A good option for winter pies is the cactus pear.

This handy new infographic lays out all the best options for home-grown fruit, so that you can match your soil type and climate to your preferred fruits and create a calendar that matches your needs. Get planting today, and you’ll soon be reaping the benefits of fresh air, lush surroundings, and healthy fruits whose sweetness is embellished with a hint of accomplishment.

 

How to grow fruit all year round

How to grow fruit all year round by team at Happy to Survive.

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Effective Tips in Controlling Weed Growth – Minus the Chemicals!

Effective Tips in Controlling Weed Growth – Minus the Chemicals!

Growing and enjoying the view of your beautiful plants can be a lot of fun until it is not. The fun certainly stops when it is already time to take out the weeds, which competes with your plants for space and nutrients from the soil in your garden.

So what does a budding gardener have to do?

Among the fastest way to get the seeds out is to use herbicides. However, despite their growing popularity, it is also important to remember that these things come with harmful toxic chemicals that hurt your plant, yourself, your family and the environment. Yes, what you do might not seem to have a huge impact to the world but it can add up if everyone who gardens basically does the same thing.

Some chemicals from herbicides can get trapped in certain types of soil for up to 20 years. What happens if you decide to plant something edible or if your little kids suddenly decide to play with the soil in your backyard? Scary, right?

You might also want to remember that some herbicides are sprayed and this could easily get into the air we breathe. Among the most common side effects to herbicide exposure include nausea, rashes and headache but they can also go as severe as seizures and even death. You wouldn’t want to risk that, would you?

Don’t worry – there is still a way to get those nasty weeds out. You can do so by manually pulling them out or doing certain tips and tricks that we have outlined in the helpful infographic below. You might also want to mix and match your gardening tools depending on your needs and preferences. Cool?

Just remember, different types of plants use different methods for getting the weeds out but they do have one thing in common: avoid the toxic chemicals.

Now your plants stay safe and so do you, your family and your garden. Happy weeding!

 

Weed Control
Weed Control

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Lisa Farland is a content writer in Happy to Survive – a blog that will help you thrive and survive, and offers articles about preparedness, and off-the-grid, self-reliant living. Lisa is an avid minimalist camper, prepper and survivalist.

Fall Gardening

Episode 72 Fall Gardening

Fall Gardening
Fall Gardening

 

Fall Gardening

 

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This week we tackle some things to plant for your fall gardening beds. Many stop gardening in the fall to wait till spring. This is a huge mistake. Many of my favorite crops grow best in the fall and into winter.

Kale, cabbage, broccoli and cauliflower are all staples of my diet and all grow best in the fall. Many herbs do will in the fall and will winter over with mulch. Cilantro does well in the fall here in the South. In the summer and spring it will bolt quickly.

I have my lettuce boxes loaded up too. Chard and romaine taste much sweeter in the fall. Many of the fall crops tend to be the more expensive ones to buy. Kale goes for almost 4 bucks a bag. Organic salad greens cost a ton too. Fall gardening is both fun, not being in the heat, and saves you money.

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In the Machine Till death

 

 

 

 

In the machine till death.That’s a phase Ive been thinking about a lot recently. You go to work and work your ass off till you die. Wasting the best years of your life slaving away to make someone else rich. And if your my age you will not see any social security. You’ll have to stay in the system till your old and beaten. Till you your soul-sick of the lifetime of slavery leaves you, That’s exactly why I don’t want. I’m make sure I’m always aware of that simple fact and make sure that I’m striving to gain my freedom from this matrix we are enslaved in. If you are fine with remaining enslaved no need to continue reading. If you however crave your freedom and independence take the red pill and join me

 

Photo from Enricopalombaro on Flickr

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