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    Alfalfa

    🤣 I wish I had that much!
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    Alfalfa

    10' square. My whole property is only 1 acre
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    Alfalfa

    I'm really only planning a small section for personal use. Thank you all for the input it has been very informative and helpful! I appreciate it!
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    Alfalfa

    Has anyone tried to grow their own Alfalfa hay? Is the Hay different than the sprouting seeds? Or is it the same and I can just let it grow out to harvest as hay.
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    Zone 5 Winter Cover Crops

    Which is your favorite Cover crop in areas where it snows and gets below freezing? And why? I've looked at several types and I'm having a hard time deciding. Then the ones that say No till, so do you just pull them up before planting your garden? How does that work? I also have chickens that I...
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    My 2022 Season and Harvests

    June 20th 2022 vs. Sept 7th 2022
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    My 2022 Season and Harvests

    My Haul today! The beets and carrots are much easier to harvest is wet soil!
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    Sunflowers curling leaves

    I still can't find a reason for this odd curling in this cluster of sunflowers. Seeds from the same packet that were planted in a different part of the garden are growing just fine. Just this section is causing the odd curling.
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    Sunflowers curling leaves

    So the flower leaves are all curled too 😳 I won't be saving any seeds from these. The chickens can have them.
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    My 2022 Season and Harvests

    Thank you!! I love harvesting It feels so worth the hard work 🥰
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    My 2022 Season and Harvests

    We had a nice amount of rain the past 2 days. We desperately needed it! The Garden is happy but not the chickens 🤣
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    Picture Of The Week (POW) Information & Submissions

    A bee on my White Zinnia 🐝😍
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    Vote for Your Favorite!

    Minestrone is one of my favorites to make. This will be my first year growing my own kidney beans so I'm super excited about using my own beans!
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    Kidney Beans

    We Love minestrone soup. And chili
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    Kidney Beans

    Do you can them Dry or in liquid?
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