growing corn

Shelling corn by hand will soon put blisters on your thumbs. You can acquire a corn sheller to help you do the job. Learn how to make a sturdy box to mount your corn sheller on to make your work easier.
Learn some tricks to growing early corn so you can avoid cross-pollination with neighboring GMO corn and beat the bugs while you are at it.
Growing corn early by transplanting may be unconventional, but its a great way to beat the challenges corn in July!
Learn which crops you can grow in your garden to provide protein in your diet.
Learn how to breed corn in your own corn nursery, plus learn how to properly hand-pollinate corn plants.
This is an excerpt from Christopher Nyerges' "Self-Sufficient Home" book (published by Stackpole) where he talks about some of his early gardening experiences and when he learned that the health of the soil is the most important aspect of gardening.
Growing the three sisters (corn, beans, squash) in the same plot of land actually helps yield healthier crops of each.

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