Monthly Archives: June 2017
I never thought I would be writing about dirt, but I promised. In my previous article about container gardening, I promised to give you my secret recipe for the dirt that has won me blue ribbons at state fairs across the USA. I must have had low blood sugar or something, I have never told anyone outside of my family about this. But I won’t be leaving it up for long! Print this out unless you want to buy my next book which will contain this information as well as some other tips not published here.
If you think all dirt is the same, you’re in for a wonderful surprise! And if you’ve had some disappointing results from growing plants in containers before, those days are over. This dirt works miracles.
Before you read this, go back and read my article “Container Gardening” http://realearthsolutions.com/2017/06/01/its-time-to-get-the-garden-going/so you will be up to speed. Understand that this “growing medium” (a fancy term for dirt), is meant for use in containers and should not be used in conventional “in ground gardens”. We will be covering that later. This growing medium is reusable year after year, but it will need to be remixed and have… Continue reading
As we move into Spring and Summer, our thoughts turn to gardening and all things outdoors. So I’m going to bring you a series of articles about container gardening, conventional gardening and other outdoor activities. There are so many fun things to do with your family that will help them be ready for any situation including camping, practice bug-outs, adding solar power to your home, and many others. Today we are going to look at container gardening.
I firmly believe that a country/rural home is a must for long term living in a crisis situation. But what if that’s not within your reach yet? There are many of you that live in an urban area with no or very small yards. Not a problem! What if I told you there is an easy way to grow a lot of fresh food with little to no space and a relatively small footprint? And what if I told you that you can do it with a very small investment? And best of all, you can take your garden with you when you move? Sound… Continue reading