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Tips for Homestead Hydroponics Gardens

In this article, we want to look at some new approaches that homesteaders might want to consider in growing crops.  We want to consider good natural solutions for increasing yields.  Let’s look at some Tips for Homestead Hydroponics Gardens The requirements for plants are the same whether you are growing a garden traditionally or with a hydroponics method.  In hydroponics, the nutrients the plant would get from the soil are replaced by a growing medium that can be purchased at gardening supply stores.   The need for water and light is still just as important though.  Light can come from a […]

Essentials of a Solar Greenhouse for Your Homestead

Obviously, if you are homesteading you are likely growing your own food.  Many homesteaders will use a greenhouse to help in their crop production.  With that, we want to discuss the Essentials of a Solar Greenhouse for your homestead. Plant breeding and plant production is a very productive hobby and livelihood. It is good way to earn a living by producing high-valued crops. It is also a good way of contributing to the environment. The best way to sustain this endeavor is to get a solar greenhouse. Read on to learn the basics of the solar greenhouse. What Is a […]

Portable Greenhouses That are Easily Moved

Greenhouses are becoming more and more popular to those people with “green thumb.” Even home gardeners are considering having one for their garden for the benefits that it gives. Since full-sized, regular greenhouses can really be expensive and costly to maintain, it may be impractical for these small home gardeners to build one. But do not fret! It is because there are new portable and mini greenhouses now available for one to purchase and conveniently place in their gardens. These portable greenhouses are ideal for those who want to start their growing season early in the spring and extend it […]

Important Fertilization Tips for Greenhouse Crops

Greenhouses are helps in the cultivation of crops.  They are very efficient in extending the expanding periods of particular crops and in shielding the crops from different unfavorable conditions which are brought about by weather and predators. They enhance the abilities of nature and of man to cultivate crops.  We want to share some important fertilization tips for greenhouse crops. Certainly, greenhouses have actually become efficient tools for guy to effectively cultivate crops.  Nonetheless, the proper development and development of the crops are still in the hands of the grower.  There are lots of elements that ought to be considered […]

More Thoughts on Hydroponic Farming

Most homesteaders that I know have some type of garden that they work in order to produce food crops. Many homesteading families only have a small space to grow crops, and do a great job in utilizing the space they have. In fact, many farmers use special techniques and composting to increase yields and maximize the land they have. Typical farming makes individuals plant crops over an field or acreage of land, utilize water to help the crops grow, then harvest the crops when the time comes. This standard method has been used for generations and has been effective for […]

Why Worm Farming is very important for a homestead

When I was growing up I loved to dig for earthworms in our backyard garden. As a kid, I spent lots of time looking for worms so that I always had a ready-supply of bait for my favorite fishing hole. I became pretty good at finding these worms because I learned where to find the best worms and the greatest quantity. When I started my worm quest, I knew that the worms would be hiding in the areas that were the best parts of our yard and garden. The soil was rich from decomposing leaves and plants, and was where […]