Gardening in the Winter

I am grateful for a little greenhouse to putter around in this winter. I am even more grateful for our watering system. We have a 15 gallon barrel connected to our watering system and 16 Garden Anywhere Boxes that we are wintering over. We have been filling the barrel daily recently as the sun has been…

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Changing Our Mindset

It is important to have the freedom that gardening provides. I have always been into preparedness. I plan for “what if” and “someday”. I don’t live in fear and I don’t hoard food, but I believe that if we are prepared for what may come, we have no need to fear. That is a good…

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Using Rain Barrels With Your Watering System

One blue barrel is hooked up to the rain spout which will funnel rain water in. Both barrels are full of water. The barrels are linked together with tubing which is also linked to the Garden Anywhere Boxes. If it is dry for a while and we run out of rain water, the outside faucet…

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Bubble and Squeak, Oklahoma Style

We grew cabbages in our Grow Boxes along with tomatoes. It worked great. Here is a recipe using cabbage that most of our family likes. I thought I’d share it with you. Bubble and Squeak, Oklahoma Style 1 green cabbage 1 onion 3-5 potatoes (red or russet) package of jalapeno and cheese sausages Chop potatoes…

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Woodrow Wilson Kindergarten Plants Water Efficient Garden

From the Duncan Banner: One Woodrow Wilson Elementary School kindergarten class is learning to grow herbs and vegetables, as well as their minds. Charmin Holland’s class is growing herbs, tomatoes, lettuce, carrots and more, using garden boxes connected by a watering system supplied by a rain barrel. The Garden Anywhere box system they have, uses…

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Carrots Love Tomatoes

It should come a no shock that tomatoes have natural allies in the plant world. These allies help protect the tomato from pests and predators, leave nutrients in the soil that help the plants and fruit to grow, improve flavor, and in turn benefit from the tomato plant properties. Friends of the Tomato As a…

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Last Spring

This picture is a harvest from last spring. Picture taken May 21, 2015. These are some of the veggies that we grew over the winter. Because Garden Anywhere Box is portable, we can garden year ’round. We have a small green house that we bring some of our boxes into for the winter. Our watering system…

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“Chicken Greenhouses”

Here are a few pictures from last year in the greenhouse: Before we had our attached greenhouse, we just had shelves and shop lights in our laundry room. We  just got metal shelves at Lowe’s and attached regular shop lights by chains to the underside of the shelves. This was great for starting our seeds…

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Gardening In The Classroom

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Sharing the joy of gardening with children through our Garden  in the Classroom Project. [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Garden Anywhere Boxes can be found at the Agricultural Departent of our local high school as part of the Garden in the…

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