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Spring has Sprung!

Unlock the Secrets to a Perfect Garden Layout!

Ever wonder how expert gardeners know how to layout their vegetable gardens? Here’s your guide to companion planting, succession planting, taxonomy, and growing requirements for all your crops with quick references and helpful infographics. Get ready for the biggest harvests you’ve ever had!

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Raised Bed Vegetable Garden Plan

Learn how to make your own raised bed garden plan. I have included some really helpful diagrams showing space requirements of each plant! I plan my garden out as efficiently as I know how by companion planting and interplanting different types of crops together.

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Veggie Garden Supply List (includes starting seeds indoors)

What supplies do you truly NEED to get started with a new garden. Whether you're a beginner gardener or an expert looking to take your garden to the next level.  If you’ve only tried gardening with nursery transplants and want to expand you’re skills into starting seeds indoors, find out what you need.

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How to grow an herb garden (and never pay for spices again!) – Part 1

The hardest part of growing an herb garden is deciding what to grow. I typically try to grow the spices that I use the most often. I also preserve much of my garden harvest which calls for a lot of dill, mustard seed, celery seed and others that I wouldn’t use much of otherwise. So plan ahead for what those canning recipes call for!

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The perpetual veggie garden (never buy another transplant again!)

Most beginner and even experienced gardeners find themselves toiling away every summer to get the garden prepped, planted, maintain weeds, manage pests and finally – harvest. But, what if you could skip all that labor and get right to the harvesting? Sound like a dream? Too good to be true? It’s actually quite easy with proper planning and management. Mother Nature is happy to do most of the work for you as long as you give her a chance.

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My Passion for Permaculture (and how to apply it to your homestead)

Permaculture principles can decrease your work load, make your garden more productive, make your animals healthier, and generally improve all the systems on your farm or homestead.

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About Author

Audrey Schultz | Modern Frontierswoman

I’m Audrey – an avid gardener, home chef, do-it-yourselfer, parent and full-time blogger. My husband, Ben, and I have 3 beautiful children Liam – age , Colton and Elaina – age (Yes, they are twins!). This is where we share our journey down the road to self-sufficiency and we hope to inspire others to do the same!

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