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The Best Homemade Salsa: Recipes Straight from the Garden

Garden (or orchard!) fresh produce is the perfect reason to whip up a batch of salsa. From basic tomato salsa to toppings featuring cactus, strawberries, cucumbers, and cilantro, you're sure to find something here to make your tastebuds happy.

Looking for a way to keep your chickens cool in the summertime heat? Here are some ideas for you!

Beat the Heat: How to Keep your Chickens Cool this Summer

Help your flock keep their cool this summer with these easy tips and treats. Your chickens will thank you.

Surprise! You can make your own "capers" with nasturtium seed pods. These are lacto-fermented for a mellow pop that you can add to salads and other dishes.

“Poor Man’s” Pickled Capers (Surprise!)

Start foraging! Make "poor man's capers" from nasturtium seed pods with this lacto-fermentation method.

Use salvaged materials to build garden trellises on a budget.

How to Build a Trellis on a Budget

The expense of gardening, if you're not careful, can add up. Using salvaged materials to build garden trellises is one way to stick to your budget.

Dig in to a little DIY with the Fiercely D.I.Y. Summer E-Course!

Have a DIY Summertime!

Dive in to DIY! Spend quality time with your kids. Eliminate the "I'm bored!" whine. Learn new skills. Sounds like a great summer to me!

If you're limited on space, container gardening might be the answer. But you've got to choose the *right containers.

Growing Vegetables in Containers

If you're limited on space, container gardening might be the answer. But you've got to choose the *right containers for your urban garden.

Planning a garden in urban areas requires thinking creatively to maximize space. Whether it's vertical gardening or just thinking out of the (garden) box, you can almost always squeeze a little more growing room out of the space you've got!

Planning a Garden: Maximizing Your Space

Planning a garden in urban areas requires thinking creatively to maximize space. Whether it's vertical gardening or just thinking out of the (garden) box, you can almost always squeeze a little more growing room out of the space you've got!

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Mango Chutney

Sweet, savory, and spicy, this mango chutney is great with fish and chicken, or inside your favorite sandwich. If you've got access to local mangoes, make some!

Start your day with a freshly baked rhubarb coffee cake!

Rhubarb Coffee Cake

If you're lucky enough to have rhubarb growing in your garden - or in a friend's garden - serve this up for breakfast or brunch. You'll want to put on a pot of coffee.

Growing grain in a small garden. DIY sorghum for gluten free diets.

Growing Grains in a Small Garden

You don't need a huge farm. You can grow your own gluten free grains - amaranth, sorghum, and buckwheat - in your small garden.