Grow Zone Blog

Read our articles below about Preparedness. Food Preservation and Preparation, long term storage of Vegetables, Meat, and Home grown produce.


What are the Health Benefits of Kimchi

Kimchi is a traditional Korean dish of fermented vegetables, originally made from radishes and most commonly now made from napa or chinese cabbage. It dates back to the Koryeo Period...
canning and jarring food for long term storage

Canning and Jarring Food for Long Term Storage

Canning is something easy to do at home with only a few pieces of equipment and glass jars with Vacuum sealing lids. Canning is a method of food preservation which...

Drying herbs for storage

Drying herbs not only requires little effort but also little equipment. There is no denying that fresh herbs will pack the best punch of flavour and therefore more widely preferred...

How to Grow Herbs Indoors All Year Round

Growing Herbs at Home Growing your own herbs is not only a hugely therapeutic and rewarding hobby but also a great way to save money and become more self sufficient....

Fermenting Food at Home

Fermentation is a hugely popular method of food preservation which involves the chemical breaking down of the carbohydrates within foods such as starch and sugar by bacteria and yeast. Fermenting...
How to grow tomatoes at home

How do I grow tomatoes at home?

Tomatoes are a great and easy fruit to grow inside, and are very versatile when it comes to cooking, and eating them. Throw them in a salad straight from the...