Backyard Vegetable Garden

Backyard Vegetable Garden

"Our Backyard Food Factory"

This is how our family refers to our small backyard vegetable garden. we enjoy a wealth of fresh vegetables up to eight months of the year. Working in the garden is also a shared experience for the family, and instills in children an understanding of the natural cycles of growth which provide lessons of lifelong value. Consider the benefits of growing your own vegetables at home: - lowers the cost of providing your family with healthy, organic vegetables
- reduces the environmental impact of transporting and warehousing food
- makes your meals more personal, interesting
- connects your family to the natural cycles of weather, growth and renewal
- provides wholesome activity and lasting memories for your children
Garden Layout: siting and size

Ideally, a backyard vegetable garden should contribute to your family's well-being without taking too much of your scarce free time. This can be achieved with a little planning to get started out right, and a commitment to low-maintenance organic methods which save time and ensure a healthy garden year after year.

Whether you are growing a single bed for salad greens or a multiple bed "backyard food factory", the following tips should be considered before you...

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Garden T-Shirt Designs

25 years ago before the internet, I started a little company that put gardening logos and funny sayings on T-shirts and caps and visors.
I actually sold thousands of these through retail outlets and two gardening shows. One show was at a large pier facility in San Francisco and the other was a gardening show at the fairgrounds in Monterey, CA.
Problem was my costs to have these printed up were more than I could get for them and I ended up going bust.
Too bad though. I had some terrific designs and some hilarious ones.
My stuff sold so much at these shows that the show promoter at the second one offered to buy out the rest of my stock ( at a cheap price

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