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8 Benefits of Mulch in the Garden

Many gardeners believe that mulch is reserved for flower beds surrounding the home to increase curb appeal or for someone using the Back to Eden gardening method. In reality, mulch can be an incredible asset to any garden. Let’s talk about what mulch is and the benefits of mulch in the garden.  Uses and Benefits of […]

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2021 Homesteaders of America Conference Lectures :: FREE ACCESS to Opening Sessions

We were absolutely BLOWN AWAY by the turn-out for the 2021 Homesteaders of America conference in Virginia this year! So much so that when nearly everyone who bought tickets all showed up on Friday morning, our volunteers couldn’t get attendees checked in fast enough before the first lectures of the morning began. This was unprecedented […]

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Backyard Compost: From Start to Finish

You may already know that backyard compost is the most valuable addition to any garden. You may also know that compost changes soil structure in the very best ways, converting your average garden soil into one that’s friable and fertile. Finished compost adds nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium, making soil nutritionally rich. It acts as a […]

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What to Plant in November: Vegetable Garden Growing Guide

What to Plant in November Vegetable Garden

Learn what to plant in November with Homesteaders of America Vegetable Garden Growing Guides! Many folks throughout the country have closed down their garden for the growing season and are turning more to indoor activities now that the weather has grown cold. The rest is a welcome break from the garden toil of the past […]

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What to Plant in October: Vegetable Garden Growing Guide

What to Plant in October Vegetable Garden

Learn what to plant in October with Homesteaders of America Vegetable Garden Growing Guides! With October comes cooler temperatures and even the first frost in many areas of the United States of America. This means another gardening season is in the books. We can kick back and enjoy the literal fruits of our labor. If […]

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