How to Harvest an Endless Supply of Beets From Your Back Yard

Beets are a superfood that can be easily grown right in your own back yard.  This article will walk you through the process of cultivating beets correctly so that you have an endless supply of this delicious plant. Take note of these steps when planting beets indoors. Ready the container – Beets can be grown in  both pots or plastic containers that are at least 17 inches deep. Set up the containers by drilling holes in the base if none is present. Next, put something that would catch water that drains from the holes. This could be the container’s lid or a plastic sheet. … Continue reading How to Harvest an Endless Supply of Beets From Your Back Yard

Off Grid Living: Grow 25 Pounds of Sweet Potatoes in a Bucket

Although sweet potatoes are an important staple food for Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners, this versatile, orange root tuber can be added to many other meals all year round. While sweet potatoes have been used for ages by many cultures around the world, until recently they weren’t a regular sight on American kitchen tables outside of the Holiday season. In the past decade, however, the sweet potato has found its way to our hearts. According to the Agricultural Marketing Resource Center, the root vegetable’s popularity has skyrocketed between 2000 and 2014, with its consumption increasing by nearly 80 percent. And for a good … Continue reading Off Grid Living: Grow 25 Pounds of Sweet Potatoes in a Bucket