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Edible Flowers

Growing a garden is a great way to add fresh food to your diet. Do you think of edible flowers when you plant your garden? All to often, gardens can be limited to veggies like cucumbers, peppers, or tomatoes. We may also plant fruits like strawberries, raspberries, or blueberries. If these fruits and veggies were …

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Sunchokes are the perfect homesteader and survival food! Learn more about them here! The Homesteading Hippy

Why You Need To Grow Sunchokes (Jerusalem Artichokes)

Sunchokes, AKA Jerusalem artichokes (Helianthus tuberosus),  are a wonderful addition to any homestead garden. Sunchokes are a tuber, which means they grow from the root itself. Each little sunchoke will develop roots that will create several more sunchokes each year. Here are some of the main reasons you need to be growing sunchokes in your garden! …

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