BuzzFeed put up this great article last week about re-purposing old jars to start an indoor herb garden. Be sure to visit their site and watch the embedded video below. Purchase some Kitchen Herbs to get started on your own … Read More »
Researchers have confirmed that microgreens contain up to 40 times higher levels of vital nutrients than their mature counterparts. These tiny seedlings harvested and eaten when they are just a few inches tall are a real superfood packed with antioxidants and other health-promoting nutrients.
Everyone knows that being prepared requires having your own food source, both fresh and stored. Growing a nutritious garden in a very small space is an art and a science that every prepper should know how to do. Follow these simple steps and you will have abundant food for your entire family from less than 10 square feet. Imagine a garden that takes up very little space, but grows five times more food per square inch than a traditional garden. Imagine producing 100% organic, 100% Non-GMO food for your family in an extremely small space.
Guest Blog from: LIA LEENDERTZ at Fix.com Drying Chilies One great way to preserve chili peppers is to dry them out. Drying works best with waxier peppers, and they will stay for years. You can also pickle your peppers, make jellies, and … Read More »
Guest Blog from: LIA LEENDERTZ at Fix.com The Five Chili Species Domestic chilies are cultivars originating from 5 species Capsicum annuum (e.g. Jalapeno, Chipotle, Cayenne) Capsicum frutescens (e.g. Tabasco, Thai) Capsicum chinense (e.g. Habanero, Ghost Peppers, Carolina Reaper) Capsicum pubescens (e.g. Rocoto) … Read More »
Guest Blog from: LIA LEENDERTZ at Fix.com Growing Chilies Chilies are not the easiest plants to grow, but if you can master their cultivation you will have grown a crop that is packed full of flavor and that will improve a wide … Read More »
Guest Blog from: LIA LEENDERTZ at Fix.com Chilies make a beautiful and satisfying crop. The colors are stunning: reds, purples, yellows and oranges, and there is a chili to suit every taste, from the delicate and fruity to the heart-stoppingly fiery. You … Read More »
There’s a certain kind of satisfaction that comes from maintaining your own herb garden. Aside from the fact that you’ll have basically an endless supply of herbs to cook with, it can be really fun to check in on its growth and see the progress of something you’re caring for every day. Having an herb garden means you can pick whatever types of herbs you want to cook with too!
Fall officially arrived on September 23rd. Many places in North America have already experienced cold temperatures, and even snow! Yet, some areas are still enjoying warmer weather. If you haven’t yet experienced temperatures cold enough to bring on frost, consider … Read More »
Whether you live on the drought-ridden west coast, where we are still currently experiencing hot temperatures and wildfires, or if you live somewhere that is already receiving random snowfall, autumn is nearly upon us. September 23rd marks the first day … Read More »