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Healthy and hearty garden vegetable soup - cooking the soup

Garden Vegetable Soup Recipe!

Posted: January 27, 2015

Winter is a great time for soup!  Oh who am I kidding?  I love soup 365 days of the year.  It can be 95 degrees outside and I will still eat the heck out of some soup.  There is something … Continue reading

Seed Viability and Seed Storage Techniques

How to Store Seeds for Years!

Posted: January 20, 2015

What do bears and seeds have in common? They’re both excellent at hibernating. And both, even when doing nothing but being a bear or a seed, are still alive and running on their energy resources to stay that way. When bears … Continue reading

Summer Tomato Harvest with heirloom varieties

Dreaming of Tomatoes!

Posted: January 19, 2015

Tomatoes. I know it is January and most of us are frozen all the way down to our toes right now, but…tomatoes. For me, and for many of you, no summer meal is complete without a garden fresh tomato somewhere … Continue reading

Growing Guide for homegrown rhubarb crowns

Growing Guidelines: Rhubarb

Posted: January 15, 2015

Growing rhubarb for the home gardener About Originally from Asia, this beautiful hardy perennial vegetable features large green leaves with bright edible red stalks. Rheum rhabarbarum has poisonous leaves but delicious rich and tart stalks that are used in desserts … Continue reading

How to cultivate shiitake mushrooms from a growbag

How to Grow Shitake Mushroom Growbags

Posted: December 22, 2014

Shiitake Mushroom Grow Bag Shiitake 75 (Lentinula edodes) Difficulty Level = Intermediate Your Mushroom Grow Bag has been sealed with 5 lbs of sterilized spawn-inoculated substrate. Over time, the mycelium will grow, emitting CO2 in the process. When your bag … Continue reading

How to cultivate a Lion's Mane Mushroom Grow Bag

How to Grow a Lion’s Mane Mushroom in a Growbag

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How to Grow Lion’s Mane Mushroom Growbags   Lion’s Mane (Hericium erinaceus) Difficulty Level = Intermediate Your Mushroom Grow Bag has been sealed with 5 lbs of sterilized spawn-inoculated substrate. Over time, the mycelium will grow, emitting CO2 in the … Continue reading

How to Cultivate a Pearl Oyster Mushroom Growbag

How to Grow Oyster Mushroom Growbags

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Pearl Oyster Mushroom Grow Bag Pearl Oyster (Pleurotus) Difficulty Level = Beginner Your Mushroom Grow Bag has been sealed with 5 lbs of sterilized spawn-inoculated substrate. Over time, the mycelium will grow, emitting CO2 in the process. When your bag … Continue reading

Red Reishi shelf fungus mushroom grow bag

How to Grow Red Reishi Mushroom Growbags

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Red Reishi Mushroom Grow Bag Red Reishi (Ganoderma lucidum) Difficulty Level = Intermediate Your Mushroom Grow Bag has been sealed with 5 lbs of sterilized spawn-inoculated substrate. Over time, the mycelium will grow, emitting CO2 in the process. When your … Continue reading

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