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When to Harvest Apples

Mon, 11/07/2022 - 07:00

When you are new to growing apples one of the difficult things to learn is when to harvest apples. It can also be tricky to know how to pick apples as well. Use these tips to help you figure out when and how to pick apples and what to do with them once you pick …

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Curing and Storing Onions for 10 months or more!

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 10:45

Curing and storing onions for 10 months or more isn’t as hard as you might think!  Choose the right variety and follow these steps and you can have your garden-grown onions for 10 months or more! Onions are an indispensable garden crop for our kitchen. Curing and storing onions correctly will assure you have this …

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30 Vegetables That Grow in the Shade

Fri, 06/10/2022 - 12:37

I realize very few of us have a perfect garden. We have sunny spots and shady spots. This article is to help you with herbs and vegetables that grow in the shade. Contents Importance of Sunlight for Vegetable Gardens Vegetables to grow in the shade Herbs to grow in the shade Vegetables you should Never …

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Indoor Seed Starting Guide

Sat, 12/18/2021 - 07:35

The basics of indoor seed starting are pretty easy to grasp. Really all you need is a container, some soil, and a light! This post contains affiliate links, clicking on them with not cost you anything extra, but does allow Stoney Acres to make a small commission on your purchase through the Amazon Affiliate Program! …

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Homemade Seed Starting Mix

Mon, 11/22/2021 - 10:00

Making a homemade seed starting mix is quite easy and can save you a ton of money. Especially if you plan on using a lot of it this year! This article contains some affiliate links. Clicking on these links does not cost you anything and allows Stoney Acres to make a little commission through the …

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When to Pick Spaghetti Squash

Thu, 10/28/2021 - 09:49

Learning when to pick spaghetti squash is important.  Picking it at the right time will help with both flavor and long-term storage. This post contains affiliate links, clicking on them with not cost you anything extra, but does allow Stoney Acres to make a small commission on your purchase through the Amazon Affiliate Program! Spaghetti …

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Freezing Bell Peppers

Mon, 09/27/2021 - 13:00

Freezing Bell Peppers is actually very easy to do. Follow these simple steps to have that great green pepper flavor for your cooking all year long. This post contains affiliate links, clicking on them with not cost you anything extra, but does allow Stoney Acres to make a small commission on your purchase through the …

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How to Ripen Green Tomatoes

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 11:23

As Fall progresses and tomato season comes to an end you can use these tips to learn how to ripen green tomatoes. This post contains affiliate links, clicking on them with not cost you anything extra, but does allow Stoney Acres to make a small commission on your purchase through the Amazon Affiliate Program! Fall …

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How to know When to Pick Your Peaches

Tue, 06/22/2021 - 07:06

Mid-summer means the arrival of peach season.  This post and video will help you know when to pick your peaches. This post contains affiliate links, clicking on them with not cost you anything extra, but does allow Stoney Acres to make a small commission on your purchase through the Amazon Affiliate Program! When to Pick …

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When is the best time to water plants?

Tue, 04/20/2021 - 20:47

Many of the biggest problems vegetable gardeners have stem from watering problems.  I get it, there is a lot to learn and worry about when you are learning how to grow your own food.  But learning when is the best time to water plants in your garden is key to your success. This post contains …

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What is the best vegetable garden soil?

Wed, 04/14/2021 - 11:37

What is the best vegetable garden soil?  In this article, I’m going to teach you about the 3 main components of soil and what the best vegetable garden soil is.  I will also help you understand what you can do to your soil to improve it if it is not the best.  We will also …

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Sun Sugar Tomatoes

Sun, 04/04/2021 - 09:26

Sun Sugar Tomatoes are a hybrid cherry-sized tomato that is very productive and fairly easy to grow. This post contains affiliate links, clicking on them with not cost you anything extra, but does allow Stoney Acres to make a small commission on your purchase through the Amazon Affiliate Program! Sun Sugar Tomatoes  A complete guide …

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Why You Should be Planting in Full Sun?

Tue, 03/30/2021 - 13:47

Sunlight is an important part of every vegetable garden.  Understanding why you should be planting in full sun is an important part of gardening.  Let’s talk about why sunlight is so important for growing a backyard garden. This post contains some affiliate links.  Clicking on these links does not cost you anything and allows Stoney …

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April Planting Guide – Zones 5 & 6

Tue, 03/16/2021 - 07:00

As the weather finally starts to warm this April Planting guide will help those of you in zones 5 and 6 to know what to plant in April in your vegetable garden. This post contains some affiliate links.  Clicking on these links does not cost you anything and allows Stoney Acres to make a little …

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How to start a vegetable Garden

Thu, 03/11/2021 - 18:41

Are you considering growing your own food in a backyard garden? Well, you’re in the right place. There are so many reasons to start your own vegetable garden and we’ll go through everything you need to know in this article. Learning how to start a vegetable garden is pretty easy and depending on your soil …

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What to Plant in March – Zones 5 and 6

Mon, 02/08/2021 - 07:00

This post contains affiliate links, clicking on them with not cost you anything extra, but does allow Stoney Acres to make a small commission on your purchase through the Amazon Affiliate Program! Let me start out by giving you some quick links.   This post is meant for those of you living mainly in Garden …

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Should You Use A Seedling Heat Mat?

Mon, 12/07/2020 - 10:36

Are your tomato or basil seedlings struggling to grow? A seedling heat mat may be just what you need to help get your new seeds off to a good start. This post contains affiliate links, clicking on them will not cost you anything extra, but does allow Stoney Acres to make a small commission on …

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Growing Sprouts in Six Easy Steps

Mon, 12/07/2020 - 10:24

Growing sprouts is a pretty simple process! All you need is seeds, a jar, and a screen. In as little as 5 days you will have fresh sprouts! This article contains some affiliate links.  Clicking on these links does not cost you anything and allows Stoney Acres to make a little commission through the Amazon …

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Growing Sprouts in Six Easy Steps

Mon, 12/07/2020 - 10:24

Growing sprouts is a pretty simple process! All you need is seeds, a jar, and a screen. In as little as 5 days you will have fresh sprouts! This article contains some affiliate links.  Clicking on these links does not cost you anything and allows Stoney Acres to make a little commission through the Amazon …

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What to Plant in December: Zone 8

Thu, 11/19/2020 - 15:00

December is here! This guide will go through what to plant in December in your garden if you live in zone 8!  This article contains some affiliate links.  Clicking on these links does not cost you anything and allows Stoney Acres to make a little commission through the Amazon Affiliate Program! This article is specifically …

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