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Getting Your Garden Ready

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Jonathon Miller

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Spring is about to spring out! It is time in the northern hemisphere for planning a garden, preparing to plant many vegetable seeds and plants.

Planting styles vary between directly in the ground, raised beds and containers (pots, buckets, window boxes). Testing the soil, at least for pH, is wise. 

The quantity, quality, variety and balance of minerals, microbes and worms in the soil our food grows in, have a great bearing on our health and longevity. Kelp sea vegetation and wood ashes are good sources of organic minerals.

With straw bales, raised beds or container gardening, some plants can also be started early by using a tarp, tent, cold frame, shed with windows or a greenhouse.

At this time when survival could depend on our skills of growing and preserving food and accessing and purifying water, cooperative preparedness in a community support system is very important.

Super foods like Northern Edge organic milled flax seed, Delicious Greens with 8000 ORAC units of antioxidants per serving, organic spirulina, flower pollen extract and herbs, are very important to be added to the diet for the minerals and phytonutrient compounds they provide. Please visit ReallyWell.com for outstanding natural health information and products.