Time to start growing your own food.

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Much of our food is grown with fertilizers that are not natural like Blood & Bone meal or fish meal.
The cost of food will become more difficult to find & buy so stock up now.

I'm sure many of your Parents & grandparents grew their own food. Remember?

If you can grow your own food raise chickens anything you can do will help you and your family survive. ;)







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I have enough land now I could grow my own food and have animals if need be. Only issue I’m having is the wife wants a miniature cow (as a pet?!) damn it if we have a cow it’s dinner!
 
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When I was in Ohio in the late 70s we grew so much fruit & vegetables Organically with much good luck.
The winters were cold & killed off many overwintering insects that unlike warmer winter areas that had less severe
winters. A little 5-10-10 will do if you can afford it later on, Organic fertilizer last over a year & salt based fertilizers
only last 30 to 60 days shorter if you gat a lot of rain.

Start your plants early under LED grow lights & plant out in Mid May, then keep planting until September
all your Cole & cold loving plants will take you into November if you cover them with row cover fabric.

Chickens are a good source of protein Eggs & meat easy to feed & take care of..
 
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Gardened back in 80’s, went to organic and really incredible how much food there was in a 20x30 plot, cut regular garden by a third, could do again if had to, kids mess with small stuff now
 
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We have today Red & green leaf lettuce 1 head lettuce called softball, Bright lights Swiss chard, French breakfast radishes, Tat Soi, Bok Choi, Red, golden & bulls eye beets, Red Russian Kale, in our 10'x10' 6 row fall garden. We have been picking leaves for 3 weeks & they are growing fast & large with the cooler weather.

All the hungry bugs are dying down now & we use safe organic Sluggo slug killer, it works 100% & is safe for kids & pets.
I have a mulch row cover in the middle to gain access & have 6 rows of plants all started with a strip 4" wide & 2" deep with potting soil for your seeds
the trick is your seeds come up in a weed free soil at first. The plants will come up & you will know what they are right away, & later you can pull the other weeds
that will come up after your plants. are growing well.

Finding fresh Salad mixes in the grocery store is not easy however you can grow your own longer than you would think. We have frost covers we will use over the 10x10 plot & enjoy salads up to Dec & beyond. For old farts like me Salads are a staple requirement LOL.

Don't forget Blueberries, strawberries, Asparagus, Grapes Dwarf Fruit trees if you have space.
I planted an Asian Pear semi dwarf & the 3rd year it had 105 Pears :eek: they are round green Russeted & white crisp sweet flesh.

I have been growing Heirloom fruits & vegetables for a long time now I can save the true seeds make cuttings from old fashioned fruits that you can not buy in the stores. Oh & don't forget those ever important Hot peppers LOL the spice of life & pain relief for the brave . ;)



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Far to much of our food is grown using Chemical fertilizers, not natural plant foods for much of our food production.
This man made crisis will hit everyone.
 
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I have been saying all along, that guns & ammo won't help you if your family's starving.
2 examples today Sams had Dehydrated Hash Browns for under 7 bucks & NIDO Whole powdered Milk 1 gal can for 9 bucks a can.

Just over night the Potato's are on Amazon for $21.00 & the milk is $16.00 & out of stock in many places.
Sam's club won't buy them because their members will get mad about the price gouging.

Amazon has them all & the scared little minded, mask wearing people are scrounging everything in sight.
It's really worse than primers, Food is the new tool the Communist are using to bring America to her knees
everyone needs food. Many will go hungry & become hyper dangerous.
 
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We grow what we can on our little spec of dirt. Pole beans, peas, lettuce, beets, peppers and have a nice raspberry patch. We could do more , likely will have too.

You've got it Mike, heirloom seeds, non gmo, get them if you are able. We ;et certain plants go to seed and harvest the seeds as next years starters.

We can not expect this gov't to take care of us , supply chains disrupted, prices thru the roof. Food, clean water, medicines, guns & ammo to protect what is yours. Act now. The roving woke mobs are becoming more emboldened every second, be prepared and vigilant
 
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We grow what we can on our little spec of dirt.
I once took a job at Honda of Piqua & had to rent a tiny unit with an 8'x8' patio.
We grew Tomato's & peppers in buckets. They had a carnival over at the shopping mall where we found elephant dung to feed our plants.
Anywhere even in 3" pipes through holes into circulating water with fish emulsion without dirt in your basement with grow lights.

Grow everything you can & barter with other growers for things you can't grow yourself.

Chickens for eggs & meat.

Tomato's

Mushrooms you can grow at home.

Organic growing aids.

Grapes & vineyard supplies.

We all can do many things for ourselves, even learning wild plants & mushrooms can help spice up your daily fare, with food for the picking.

LED Grow lights not inexpensive to start, however unlike HIDs they are much less expensive to run. This is the cutting edge of Grow lights.
A forum dealing with everything LED growing.
 
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