What To Store In A Root Cellar

what to store in a root cellar

A root cellar is a wonderful tool for storing your hard earned food. What to store in a root cellar? Here is a handy chart with optimal storage temperatures and storage times. Vegetable Ideal Storage Temperature (F) Relative Humidity (percentage) Average Storage Life Beets 32 95 1-3 months Cabbage 32 90-95 3-4 months Carrots 32 …

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January Gardening Tips

January gardening tips

New Year. New Garden. Here are some helpful gardening tips and chores you can do in the month of January that will start you on the path to an enjoyable and abundant year in your garden! Plan Your Garden Make a garden plan for the garden beds you already have and don’t forget to account …

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Veggie & Fruit Superfoods to Enjoy in the Fall

autumn apples

Everyone loves festive foods. Fall time foods are some of the most exciting foods that people look forward to every year because of the special occasions that they represent. With so many great things for everyone to try, it might become difficult to make a choice about what you will make, or this might your …

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Companion Plants Top 10 Best

top ten companion plants

Some plants do better when in the company of other plants for a variety of reasons…to repel harmful insects, to attract useful insects, or to enhance the growth rate and flavor of other plants. Companion planting helps bring a balanced eco-system to your garden. Every garden is different with different problems. All problems will not be eliminated, but it is definitely worth experimenting with companion planting. Below are the top 10 plant companion combinations.

Where did carrots come from?

bunch of carrots

From Whence Came the Carrot? Where do you think carrots originated? We’re not talking about the wild carrots that only a rabbit might consider delectable. We’re talking about the nice thick tuber, orange (now) and full of Vitamin A. How does Afghanistan grab you? Yup. But it wasn’t orange. It was likely deep red or …

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