Sweet Potato Plants! *Edible leaves are tender; Its nutritional content is said to be comparable to the spinach. Also cooks down fast like spinach. Cutting are in soil ready to plant, grows and spreads fast similar to Ivy. The Leaf tops make delicious Meals. Great for Juicing.
Chinese Yam Plants (Shan Yao)
Apple-Mint Plants! Apple-mint smell great and makes a delicious herbal Tea.
*Note there will be more than one Tree giveaway now…
Moringa Plant are very high in Nutrition, lets put it this way if there was No more Food. You can survive of a Moringa Tree, by eating the leaves. Moringa Stenopetala Ethiopian Moringa AKA Mother Helper due to it being used for malnutrition. It Stops Malnutrition very fast, Beast feeding Mothers put the Moringa Powder in the Breast Milk for the Babies and they also eating them selfs. It also increases Brest Milk productions 40-70%. My family use Moringa daily, I give all my Boys Moringa. We have seen a major improvement in their health with getting colds from school.. Read More about Moringa here@ www.HealingMoringaTree.com
When traveling through the desert you expect to see sand, sand, and well, more sand! But if you happen to be going down the long desert roads in Wadi Rum, Jordan you will suddenly witness a break in the monotonous desert.
Rows and rows of what appear to be bright green crop circles dominate the landscaping. Surrounded by red-sand valleys and sharp granite and limestone peaks, bright green vegetation thrives. Causing some to wonder: are aliens to blame for this phenomenon?
Commonly referred to as the “Valley of the Moon,” Wadi Rum Organic Farms is located near the border of Saudi Arabia. While genius design plays a big role in the success of this desert farm, no aliens have been involved—at least as far as we know ;).
No, the desert isn’t any different here in Wadi Rum with hot heat and dry weather, although this swath of land does have one huge benefit. Beneath all of this barren dirt rests a large water supply, from which most of the nation depends upon. 30 to 400 meters below the surface, a subterranean aquifer exists
By Author KVR
26 steps to self sufficiency!
1. Plant a garden : This is the basic building block for anyone looking to walk a simpler path in life in the modern world. Especially with rising fuel costs and resulting food costs increases it is imperative to minimize the impact on a families financial situation. More and more of the average families monthly income is slowly being eroded by the cost of just putting food on the table. I understand a lot of people do not have a lot of land to totally grow their own food but there are many options available to grow in small footprint and help at least offset the cost of groceries. Besides it also helps develop ones skills for any future plans.
Read the other 25 steps>>>http://thehomesteadingboards.com/2012/05/26-steps-to-self-sufficiency/
There are two main varieties of tomato plants: Determinate and Indeterminate. A seed package will tell you what you got. I don’t know of a way to tell if a plant is determinate or indeterminate by just looking at a young plant, but later in the season you can see if it is a bush or a huge still growing plant.
Determinate tomato plants
Determinate plants are bush type plants. They only grow to a certain height, produce their fruits, and die off.
Read full article>>>http://northernhomestead.com/determinate-and-indeterminate-tomato-plants-to-prune-or-not-to-prune/
Ron Finley plants vegetable gardens in South Central LA — in abandoned lots, traffic medians, along the curbs. Why?
This is what real revolution looks like. This is the future. Ron Finley in South Central LA was tired of living in a food desert and he decided to do something about it. He took back control over his food supply and health, while also setting his community on a path towards resilience and independence.