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Gardening, Preserving, Cooking, and Living Simply in rural Maine. A journey to Grow a Good Life. http://growagoodlife.com/
Gardening, Preserving, Cooking, and Living Simply in rural Maine. A journey to Grow a Good Life. http://growagoodlife.com/

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Cheddar Bacon Potato Skins Recipe:

Potatoes, bacon, and cheddar cheese are a delicious combination! Enjoy these potato skins as an appetizer, snack, or side dish.

Get the Recipe: http://buff.ly/2rqSsvR

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Slow Cooker New England Baked Beans Recipe:

With a few simple ingredients and time, you can make a delicious, slow cooked New England baked beans dinner.

Get the recipe: http://buff.ly/2rG7n1R

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Save Money: Grow Your Own Organic Chicken Food

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Plants that are either difficult to transplant or don't need extra time to get a jump start can be sowed directly into the ground.

Here are 13 easy to grow vegetables to direct sow in your garden:

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Zucchini Garlic Bites

This tasty recipe combines shredded zucchini with garlic, Parmesan cheese, fresh herbs, and is served with a marinara dipping sauce for an Italian inspired twist.

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The trench and hill method is the traditional method of growing potatoes that farmers have used for centuries only scaled down for the backyard garden.

Learn how:

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How to Root Tomato Suckers and Grow New Plants

Propagating tomato plants from stem cuttings and growing new plants is a nifty little way of getting an additional tomato harvest for free.

See how:

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Want to try growing potatoes with no hilling and less space?

Then consider planting your potatoes the “grow biointensive” way. The closer spacing creates a microclimate that shades out weeds and reduces moisture loss. The deep, 9-inch planting eliminates the need to hill your potatoes. Learn how:

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Do you love fresh salsa?

Growing a salsa garden will provide you with the fresh ingredients you need to whip up salsa at a moments notice.

See how:

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9 Crops to Grow for Food Storage

If you have an area in your basement that stays cool all winter long, you can make use of these cold spots to keep storage crops fresh well into winter.

Try experimenting with growing some of these keeper crops for winter food storage:
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