DIY For The Garden

Collecting Rainwater in 2020: State by State Guide

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Collecting Rainwater in 2020: State by State Guide People have been collecting rainwater for thousands of years for several reasons. It provides people water to use again in their gardens, helps control stormwater runoff, reduces erosion risks and helps mitigate the threat of flooding to name a few. Harvesting rainwater …

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Laundry Basket Turned Strawberry Planter

Laundry Basket Turned Strawberry Planter

DIY: Laundry Basket Turned Strawberry Planter Gardening is becoming increasingly popular, especially as grocery prices continue to increase. Why pay a store to give you food that you can grow yourself? The only problem is that gardening is not the easiest of work for some people, especially if they live …

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How to Grow Pineberries

How to Grow Pineberries

How to Grow Pineberries: Strawberries That Taste Like Pineapple  Growing pineapples might pose a challenge for most gardeners who don’t live in a subtropical region, so learning how to grow pineberries is a fantastic substitute. Pineberries are strawberries that taste like pineapples, but they’re not – sneaky.  Pineberries aren’t a …

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Guide to Attracting Hummingbirds to Your Garden

How to Attract Hummingbirds to Your Garden

Attracting Hummingbirds to Your Garden Watching hummingbirds in your garden is one of the loveliest experiences. Hummingbirds may be small, but they are known for being rare and difficult to attract to your garden. While they can be a bit tricky, all you have to do is know what hummingbirds …

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How To Grow Tomatoes And Potatoes On The Same Plant

How To Grow Tomatoes And Potatoes On The Same Plant

How To Grow Tomatoes And Potatoes On The Same Plant  Tomato plants and potato plants are both members of the Solanaceae, or nightshade, family and can be grafted together to form what is cleverly referred to as a “pomato” plant or “ketchup and fries.” The effect is cherry tomatoes growing …

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11 Natural Pest Fighting Flowers

11 Natural Pest Fighting Flowers

11 Natural Pest Fighting Flowers Flowers have more purposes in your garden than looking beautiful. If you research companion planting, you quickly learn that flowers can fight pests. Using flowers planted amongst your vegetable garden is a creative and natural way to fight pests looking for a quick meal. Years …

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Foods that Regrow in Water

Foods that Regrow in Water

Foods that Regrow in Water Did you know that you can regrow food in water without planting them outside in dirt? If you have two black thumbs, regrowing food scraps in water is a good choice, and it can help you save some money. It’s a great trick for those …

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How To Grow A Lemon Tree In A Pot

How To Grow A Lemon Tree In A Pot

How To Grow A Lemon Tree In A Pot Unless you live in a sub-tropical or tropical climate, growing a lemon tree feels impossible. Those who live in a cooler climate don’t have the heat and humidity necessary, but they can learn how to grow a lemon tree in a …

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Top 11 Vegetable Plants To Grow in Containers

Top 11 Vegetable Plants To Grow in Containers

Top 11 Vegetable Plants To Grow in Containers Growing vegetables in containers is ideal for those with little space or want a simple container garden. Most vegetables grow well in containers, but you do have to pick the right plants. You will be surprised at the large amount of food …

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How To Make A Vertical Veggie Garden In A 55 Gal Drum

How To Make A Vertical Veggie Garden In A 55 Gal Drum

How To Make A Vertical Veggie Garden In A 55 Gal Drum Garden barrels or garden towers are gorgeous but they also save space and water but also people without a large garden can plant vegetables, herbs or any other plants. You can plant several plants in a 4 square …

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14 DIY Garden Crafts Ideas

14 DIY Garden Crafts Ideas

14 DIY Garden Crafts Ideas Spring is coming quickly, and that means you will get to have time in your garden soon enough. As you dream and wait for spring to come, you can focus on creating some lovely garden crafts. These crafts can bring life and inspiration to your …

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