The Mini Farming Guide to Vegetable Gardening
Self-sufficiency From Asparagus to ZucchiniBook - 2012
Describes a holistic approach to small-area farming that shows how to produce a large amount of food on a quarter acre of land, providing tips on soil types, weed control, canning and preserving, and cooking for self-sufficiency.
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Beet/Chard seeds in the catalog Common Name: Beets, Chard, Swiss Chard (Beta vulgaris) Seed Saving Level: Advanced ~ will cross-pollinate with different varieties of beets/chard. Wind pollinated. Separate by ½ mile or grow one family member at a time to ensure purity. Planting: Direct sow seeds Oct - Feb about 2" apart and ½" deep in rows 20-24" apart. Seeds germinate in 5-10 days. Thin… (more)
Onion seeds in the catalog Common Name: Onion (Allium Cepa) Seed Saving Level: Advanced Planting: Onions will cross with each other, but not with leeks or chives. Seeds germinate better in darkness. Sow seeds indoors 8-9 weeks prior to setting plants to the garden. Thin to 3 inches. Harvesting: Harvest bulbs when they are 1-2 inches in diameter. Seed Saving: Onions need cold weather to… (more)
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