Monthly Archives: May 2014

How To Make A Concrete Hypertufa Planter For Growing Herbs Or Succulents

Hypertufa is a wonderful alternative to concrete or commercial growing pots. They are easy to make and very affordable. If you’re looking for a pot to grow herbs or succulents, give hypertufa a try.
The recipe is simple and can be bought at just about any hardware store.

 

Germinating 10 Year Old Corn Seeds

I found some 10 year old corn seeds. So I decided to see just what my germination rate would be. I wrapped them in wet paper towels and left them for a few days. This video is my result.

 

Easy Vegetarian Lasagna Recipe

This is a recipe I have been using for years. It’s quick and easy

 

Build A Raised Bed For Free Out Of An Old Pallet

I ran out of gardening space. And since pallets are free, I decided to make some raised beds out of them.

One thing to consider before you start. Make sure your pallets do not contain any chemicals. Look for the HT logo. It means heat treated.
If it does not say HT, then don’t use it.

FREE Seed Inventory Spreadsheet

Keep track of your seed inventory with this spreadsheet. Don’t let your seeds get past their viability ever again. Download it to your mobile devices and take it with you wherever you go.
Storing seeds, particularly heirlooms, is a great way to save money and preserve our food heritage.

Download the spreadsheet here