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  1. Homesteading and gardening
    I saw this article and thought that some of you who start your seeds indoors would love to check this out: The Advantages of LED Growing Lights | LED Growing Lights :)
  2. Homesteading and gardening
    Did you know that you can grow another complete celery stalk from the bottom piece that you cut off and throw away? Re-Growing Celery | Farm Bell Recipes Very nice website...love it
  3. Freebies
    Get 10 FREE Pampers Gifts To Grow Points when you enter the code FB2012NYAFJRYCN. This code expires 1/6/12.
  4. Homesteading and gardening
    For all of you more experienced gardeners out there, is it worth it to grow corn in the garden? We are putting in a 16 foot by 16 foot garden in the back yard. I've never grown corn but have some seeds left over from another garden. My MIL says corn is nasty and draws in too many bugs. But...
  5. Homesteading and gardening
    Our nursery has Stevia or Sweet Stevia, as a new herb. Has anyone tried growing this? It says you can use it fresh, dried or ground. I thought it might be nice to throw in a leaf into ice tea, or dry it and use it in hot tea in the winter. I thought I saw somewhere here that it is hard to...
  6. General Chat
    Thought this was a very frugal idea. Do You Grow Dishcloths? {Gardening Tip} : TipNut.com
  7. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    A recent thread about a mother destroying a credit card offer sent to her 18 yr old child got me thinking, and I wanted to share a cautionary tale to all the parents out there who are sheltering their children from choices that sooner, or later, they will have to face. The cautionary tale is...
  8. Question and Answer
    I just moved to the country with tons of land to plant.....i missed the garden ship since it's already june and i live in tthe midwest. Is there anything with later plant dates etc that i can still take advantage of?
  9. Homesteading and gardening
    DH and I are thinking of building a green house with a hydroponics system inside so that we can grow year round.... anyone here ever do this? If so could you post some tips please? TIA
  10. Homesteading and gardening
    Anyone here Grow stevia?? Just got some and was wondering how to take care of them?
  11. Freebies
    These free clinics are so neat! Lowe’s is holding a FREE Build and Grow Clinic on October 10th from 10-11 am. Your child will be able to build a Ball Toss! You will need to register before you attend. If you get there early enough your child will also get a free pair of working goggles, a work...
  12. Homesteading and gardening
    It's taken a little while to get DH on board with the whole garden thing, first composting, enlarging it every year, then the tiller, but this year finally did it. We had such good yield now he is ready to rush out and get me a greenhouse to start seedlings in and set me up with some grow lights...
  13. Success Stories
    Do you believe honest people can become wealthy? I have often heard people say that only the dishonest business people make money.
  14. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    They say money does not grow on trees, however rich people would argue that the concept is very possible. Do you think it's possible in theory?
  15. Homesteading and gardening
    All you plant people tell me what it is?:crackup:
  16. Green Living
    If I grow it now, will it make through winter?
  17. Freebies
    https://www.lowesbuildandgrow.com/ Hurry and sign up for Lowe’s Build and Grow Clinic on Saturday (you must sign up in advance). Your kids will be able to build a toy Power Boat! The first 50 participants to arrive will receive a kit, a workshop apron, and safety goggles for free. The clinic...
  18. Third Agers
    With age comes wisdom.. supposedly anyway. So what are the really useful and meaningful things you've learned as you've gotten older? I've learned that it's not rude to say no.. and mean it. And that you don't have to be mean saying it, there are a million nice ways to say no. "Oh, that sounds...
  19. Homesteading and gardening
    These are Dave's passion. The ones he grows are pretty ugly IMO, but there are a few that I like. For example, the plant in my avatar is a CP called heliamphora minor. I like that one and a couple of others. One of the most common CP's is a venus fly trap, but there are many other varieties.
  20. Homesteading and gardening
    We wanted to try some this year. Does anyone grow these? Do they produce as much as a regular tomato or do we need to add more plants? I know we need to keep them away from the tomatoes & potatoes, but thats about it. TIA
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