Friday, April 4, 2014

Garden like your life depends on it!


Having your own garden helps counteract rocketing food prices. All you need is a bit of space, some know-how and a little time. Frankly, I'd rather be outside messing in the garden, soaking up the Sun, doing what we can to provide in the face of Nature's fury, and helping plants spring to life than read depressing news. It's like my girlfriend's phone recording: "Hey, I'm out playing in the dirt. Leave a message!"

You don't need to have this much space dedicated to veggies. Generally speaking, all that is needed is one 4x4 bed for salad greens and one 4x4 bed for vegetables for each adult. See? It requires little space for the basics. However, in light of ever-darkening current events, worsening weather and escalating grocery prices, we're taking out our own food insurance for pennies on the dollar. Since the world is now a global food store, everyone's pain is our pain and we all feel it at the grocery store. If you're a newbie gardener or are bleary-eyed from reading news, here's a look at our layout for this year's crops.

Read More:  http://standeyo.com/NEWS/14_Food_Water/140404.garden.plot.layout.html

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