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    vikinglord's new vegetable garden!!!

    No idea why links to youtube aren't working...
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    vikinglord's new vegetable garden!!!

    Hello all, Here's an update on our garden. It's focusing mainly on our ornamental side of things; it gives a sneak peak to our veggie garden though.
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    Creating Compost

    I'm all too familiar with that! I've mucked many stalls when I lived with my parents. Free labor in exchange for free compost, easy deal for me! Haha
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    Creating Compost

    Nice! My mother and step-father have horses. Too bad they live 2000 miles away xD
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    vikinglord's new vegetable garden!!!

    Hi ClissAT young beardies need about 80% protein/insect and 20% veggies but when they're adults they transition to about 80% veggies and 20% insects. We're Ember live mealworm, and freeze-dried mealworms and crickets for now, we'll transition to superworm when he gets bigger. Here's a video of...
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    vikinglord's new vegetable garden!!!

    Hello all, I recently moved from Southern California to Naperville, Illinois so that's a drastic agricultural zone difference for me. My wife and I purchased seeds to grow carrots, broccoli, onions, and greens. This is both of our first times growing food for ourselves, we also plan to feed...
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    Tip New to Illinois, new to gardening/farming!

    Thank you ClissAT! I've been using the Old Farmers Almanac for general advice and Chicago Botanic Garden's website for local advice. We'll definitely have to bring some of the plants in for the winter... I'll need to convince wife the bugs won't be a problem, we live in an apartment so we're...
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    Tip New to Illinois, new to gardening/farming!

    Hello all, I just moved from Southern California out to Naperville, IL, to join my wife. We I just started our garden and want to eventually get into growing our own vegetables and fruits, and possibly have hens for chickens; however, we're just starting with some flowers to hopefully attract...