GROW YOUR OWN

Composting

 

Morrigan explains how to make a basic compost heap. Composting makes great fertilizer for your garden - and lets you recycle garbage in the process!

Composting for Healthy Soil

  Caver explains the benefits of using composted fertilizer

Gardening Basics

 

Morrigan's newest article on the basics of gardening - if you're new to growing your own food, please read this one!

Guerilla Gardening

 

Osprey's article on growing a series of discreet gardens for survival!

Raised Bed Gardening

 

Organic explains the basics of putting in raised bed gardens - for those with limited yard space, a raised bed garden can be a productive use of that space!

Terracing

 

Steelharte's article on terracing farmland and gardens may be just what you need to deal with droughts, excessive rainfall, or a combination of both!

Saving Seeds Index

 

Articles from the Message Board and beyond..



GARDENING LINKS

All About Wheat

 

When most people think about starting a food storage, one of the first items they begin to store is wheat

Edible Weeds

 

Everything you always wanted to know about eating dandelions and then some!

Food Insects Newsletter

 

For the strong-stomach types, this site has information and links regarding raising insects as a food source.

Garden City Seeds- Montana Hardy Seeds

 

Ordering information for catalog of northern-acclimated, untreated seeds and organic garden supplies

Garden Guides ... a Growing Resource for Gardeners

 

From beginner to expert, a wealth of knowledge from seed to storage

Greenhouses: Buy or Build For Year Round Gardening

 

Links to greenhouse plans and manufacturers; also check back issues of magazines like Mother Earth News etc. for easy do-it-yourself

Growing Your Own Food

 

If you have land, one of the most effective ways to supplement your food storage is by growing your own

GTG Hydroponics

 

Hydroponics FAQ

 

 

We have found some potentially useful sites for further exploration about herbs and herbs remedies...

Home Hydroponics

 

Virginia Cooperative Extension ... Knowledge for the Common Wealth

Links to Native Plant Sites

 

That's it - links to other sites with information on native plants and seeds

Mining Co. Guide to Gardening

 

Links and information on growing, preparing and storing your own food

Fruit Trees for Desert Climes

 

One Man's Gardening Success Story - Drought Gardening

Seeds of Change

 

Certified organic seeds and food, gardening tools, books, etc. They offer a free catalog and online ordering.

Seedsaving and Seedsavers' Resources

 

Links to companies that sell open-pollinated, high-altitude seeds and supplies

Southern Exposure Seed Exchange

 

Over 500 varieties of open-pollinated, heirloom and traditional vegetables, flowers, sunflowers, herbs, garlic, and perennial onions.

The Heirloom Gardening Page

 

This well-organized page will fill you in on heirloom seeds and sources...why research when these folks have already done it for you?

The Seeds Trust

 

The Seeds Trust sells vegetable, herb, wildflower, and native grass seed that is adapted to growing at high elevations and in cold, short growing seasons.