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How to Eat Enough Protein for Vegetarians

Vegetarianism is Growing In the past, vegetarianism was not as common as people who became vegetarian did so mostly on moral grounds.  They didn’t like the idea of killing something to eat it.  There are around 300 million people in India for example, who are vegetarian for religious and moral reasons. In 1971 only around […]

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How to Sanitize Seeds Before Sprouting & Planting

The Importance of Clean Seeds when Sprouting  Sprouting seeds is a great way to have fresh, healthy vegetables at home.  When sprouting seeds it is however possible to produce contaminated food without realizing it.  Since you often eat these sprouts raw, any contamination will not be killed by cooking. It is crucial to sanitize seeds […]

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Starting Your Vegetable Garden Indoors

Some Vegetable Seeds Need an Early Start If you live in the North there are just not enough warm days for you to be able to sow all your vegetable seeds directly in the garden and produce a successful crop. Quite a few of our favorite vegetables come from sub-tropical areas.  There they have a […]

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Start Planting Seeds Indoors for Early Crops

Choose the Date for Sowing Vegetable Seeds Carefully Hardy vegetables can be planted out around four weeks before the average date of the last frost in your area.  The time for planting seeds is six to eight weeks before that.  However the growing temperature and light levels have a big effect as well, so you […]