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A Barrage of Blueberries

Blueberries are a tasty and healthy addition to any homestead. But cultivating patience may be the most important aspect of growing them. Blueberries have specific needs and take eight years to become fully mature, but under the right growing conditions the plant can live for up to 50 years.

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Gardening when Seasons Shift

After spending time on your yard and garden during the long and bountiful summer months, it may be tempting to toss your work gloves aside and consider your outdoor chores finished for the year. While there are some tasks that can be checked off, now is the time for planting, prep for the coming year […]

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Time to Save Heirloom Seeds

Deppe earned a biology degree from Harvard, but she came of age when it was difficult for women to be hired as university faculty, and uncomfortable for them if they were hired. She got a job, but rather than research genetics, Deppe turned to agriculture, and has since done original research with nothing more than […]

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