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Sawdust is my Slave - - Too good to be true? Not in my experience. Thanks to sawdust and woodchips, our gardens are producing like never before. This article is as helpful now as it was when it was first published, back in 1951. Note: There are some caveats with sawdust. Be sure to read the whole article to understand them.

WSU Clark County Extension-Vertical Gardening - - Save space, increase yields, reduce disease in cucumbers, squash, tomatoes and beans by growing them on vertical supports.

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Build a worm bin - - Detailed instructions (6k)

Growing and Harvesting Wheat by Hand - - How to do it, step by step, with illustrations. [11k]

How To Raise 100 Pounds of Worms - - For a _really_ detailed set of instructions for raising worms try this seven part article by Brian Paley.

How to Compost - - Not into worms, but still want to compost your garbage? Check out this article by Eric Johnson. (12k)

Plant Lettuce Now for Winter Greens - - Gardening in reverse with cool crops, by Shepherd Ogden. Did you know that Lettuce can withstand air temperatures as low as 25 F.? And it grows well with fewer daily sunlight hours than almost any other crop, even when soil temperatures are in the 40 F. to 50 F. range. The article tells how to take advantage of these qualities to make "salad season" last a lot longer than you thought possible. [13k]

Sawdust is my Slave - - Too good to be true? Not in my experience. Thanks to sawdust and woodchips, our gardens are producing like never before. This article is as helpful now as it was when it was first published, back in 1951. Note: There are some caveats with sawdust. Be sure to read the whole article to understand them.

Vertical Gardening - - Feeling cramped for garden space? Well, grow up! Literally. Here's a simple, inexpensive way to garden in very limited space- even if all you have is a concrete patio.

WSU Clark County Extension-Vertical Gardening - - Save space, increase yields, reduce disease in cucumbers, squash, tomatoes and beans by growing them on vertical supports.

What is worm composting? - - The basics of getting worms to eat your garbage, from Worm Woman's Web Site. (5k)

 

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