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How to Grow your own turmeric. It is FAR better than buying it. Turmeric is one of the world’s healthiest foods.

How to Grow your own turmeric. It is FAR better than buying it

Turmeric’s antiseptic and antibacterial properties make it great for cleaning and treating wounds, and its anti-inflammatory properties work well against joint pain and are effective for treating arthritis. Experts believe that turmeric may even have over 600 potential preventive and therapeutic applications and 175 distinct beneficial physiological effects. Turmeric has been found to replace man pharmaceutical drugs such as ibuprofen.

Turmeric can be easily grown indoors. Turmeric is grown from rhizomes (root cuttings) similar to ginger. To grow turmeric indoors, just follow these simple steps: 1. 2. 3. 3. That’s all there is to it! Turmeric likes water. Turmeric takes between 6 to 10 months for the edible rhizomes to mature. Cut the needed amount off a finger at the edge of the pot and then return the soil. Turmeric is a perennial herb plant that re-shoots every spring; it will continue to produce roots. Image source. How to Grow an Endless Supply of Ginger Indoors. Ginger is a culinary favorite, used extensively in Asian cooking as well as modern baking.

How to Grow an Endless Supply of Ginger Indoors

Historically though, it was perhaps most prized for its medicinal properties. Used to soothe everything from stomach distress, respiratory problems, arthritis and menstrual pains, it was also applied as a treatment for burns. Ginger has been around both as a medicine and a staple food spice in China for at least 3000 years. Growing Wasabi (There are only 4 Wasabi farms in North America!) First Prize Pies by Allison Kave — New Cookbook The angle: Why wait for apple pie season?

Growing Wasabi (There are only 4 Wasabi farms in North America!)

Here are awesome pies for every month of the year. Recipes for right now: Samoa Pie, Lemon Cream Pie, Chocolate Lavender Teatime Pie, Rhubarb Frangipane Pie, Buttermilk Chess Pie, Mint Julep Cream Pie, Nutella Pie, Margarita Pie, Shaker Citrus Pie, Elvis Pie . Growing blueberries in containers. Good news!

Growing blueberries in containers

It’s easy to grow blueberries in containers on your deck or patio. That’s a boon for small-space gardeners—and it’s fun to have the berries to pick at the outdoor breakfast table even when you have a blueberry hedge elsewhere in your yard. Blueberries are at the top of the health-boosting hit parade and they’re popular with all ages. And species! Mediterranean Diet Garden - Organic Gardening. The Mediterranean diet has been shown to be great for your health.

Mediterranean Diet Garden - Organic Gardening

It is also fun and easy to grow! The diet is heavy in fruits, nuts, and vegetables — all things you can grow in your own back yard or patio. That is a triple win — the freshest produce is the highest in nutrition, growing your own is cost effective, and it tastes great. Fresh Organic Gardening – Growing Onions Vertically On The Windowsill. How nice would it be to just be able to pluck fresh green onions from the soil whenever you need them?

Fresh Organic Gardening – Growing Onions Vertically On The Windowsill

Nothing beats fresh onions for your salads, dips or soup. But how can you ensure a supply of fresh onions at hand all the time? Sure, onions are available all year round from the supermarket, but they are hardly fresh and there’s almost always no way to know for sure where they came from. Gardeners of course will simply grow them but some simply have problems with available space. I came across an image of onions grown vertically on the windowsill, using a common 5 Liter PET bottle, which I thought was a practical, space-saving and green way to grow onions. …and since I was curious myself, I did a bit of research and this is what I found: FIRST, you need a planting vessel: NEXT, you need to remove the neck of the bottle then cut holes around it.

NEXT, fill the bottle with layers of onion sprouts and soil. Keep adding layers until you reach the top of the container. How To Grow An Endless Supply Of Onions Indoors. How awesome would it be to have a constant supply of fresh green onions (also known as spring onions) growing all year round on your windowsill?

How To Grow An Endless Supply Of Onions Indoors

Survival Food Series: 25 Survival Seeds You Need For Your Garden. Living off the land sounds as inviting as Christmas dinner.

Survival Food Series: 25 Survival Seeds You Need For Your Garden

But many have hardly had adequate experience being “farmers.” In fact, many have had no experience at all when it comes to planting anything. That being said, the day is slowly approaching where each of us may have to trade in our company identification badges for a shovel and a pair of overalls. Educating yourself on farming topics such as mirco farming, planting for the seasons, natural insect repellents, seed collection and seed storage could help prepare for an upcoming economic crisis. Learn about how many vegetables or fruits the plant will yield.

Start Practicing The only way to be fully prepared as far as growing plants is concerned is to practice, practice, practice. With each gardening experience will come more wisdom on how to handle a larger garden. Survival Seeds These seeds that were chosen were based upon their yield quantities, *ease in growing, nutritional content and for the season they are planted in. Sources: How to grow a lemon tree from seed. When life gives you lemons, grow trees!

How to grow a lemon tree from seed

If you’ve ever seen a flowering lemon tree, you’ll understand why. For those of you who haven’t, allow me explain. Their lush, dark green, oval leaves have a glossy texture that shimmers in sunlight. Their delicate white flowers bloom with a citrus fragrance and are soft to the touch. Their exotic nature provides an alluring quality. Typically, lemon trees flourish outdoors year-round in hot, sunny regions, but they can also thrive indoors as edible houseplants in cold-season climates. This is the little tree with big fruit in the shop I work at. (105) Facebook. (3) Facebook. (2) Heirloom Organics.