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My Favorite Garden Tips

I have had so many great people teaching me about gardening, I picked up many helpful and fun gardening tips for a healthy & fruitful garden. by Allison Ervin Gardening is one of my all-time favorite summertime activities. I love planting seedlings, watching them grow, taking care of them, and eventually, harvesting the wonderful things they bring […]

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Sustainable Farming: Making a Living on the Homestead with Joel Salatin

If you’ve ever wondered how to make a living from a homestead, there’s a man who can tell you about the sustainable farming methods that can make your dream a reality.  Joel Salatin is that man. His family owns Polyface Farm in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. Homesteading is – or should be – something like a closed […]

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Basic Pickles Recipes: Summertime Is Pickling Time

Discover the joys of making homemade pickles in the summer with fresh garden vegetables! Your family will love these basic pickles recipes! by Dori Fritzinger. Lehman’s Hardware Summertime brings us the freshest produce of the year. Now’s the time to put up some of the bounty for the cold winter days! Pickled cauliflower, cucumbers, and peaches? […]

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Benefits Of Apple Cider Vinegar Made at Home

For little effort you get one of the most beneficial pantry staples, apple cider vinegar! Learn all about the health benefits of apple cider vinegar and the various ways you can use it! By Destiny Hagest, Lehman’s Hardware A few falls ago, one of my husband’s coworkers invited us to come out with buckets to pick apples from the […]

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Winter Garden Planning: The Secret to Success

Winter Garden Planning: The Secret to Garden Success

“The most efficient and effective way to guarantee summer success is through planning your garden during the winter.” January and February, traditionally the coldest, bleakest months of the year, have one highlight… something like the gardener’s version of the swallows returning to Capistrano: The arrival of seed catalogs in the mail. The timing of these […]

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