Gardening

9 Steps to Pruning Roses the Right Way

9 Steps to Pruning Roses the Right Way

9 Steps to Pruning Roses the Right Way Pruning roses seem like a scary task for a new gardener, stopping many people from planting roses in their garden. Learning how to prune roses the right way is easier than you might expect. It takes time some time and practice, but …

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8 Common Medicinal Trees You Should Be Growing

8 Common Medicinal Trees You Should Be Growing

8 Common Medicinal Trees You Should Be Growing Tree medicines have an advantage over fresh herbs in that they can be harvested year-round. There are several prevalent varieties that grow in North America whose roots, leaves, bark, or twigs can be used to treat common ailments. As with using herbs, it’s …

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14 Cat Safe Plants For Your Home

Cat Safe Plants For Your Home

14 Cat Safe Plants For Your Home Home owners should be aware that cats and some houseplants just cannot exist together. To get a full list of these plants you could contact your local ASPCA or SPCA but we can give you a broad outline of cat safe houseplants in …

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10 Ways To Hide Your Trash Cans

10 Ways To Hide Your Trash Cans

10 Ways To Hide Your Trash Cans For those of us living in tight quarters where homes are right next to each other, a trash bin cover is a great way to hide unsightly cans. Or, perhaps you want your trash cans much closer to your home but don’t want …

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Growing a Vertical Garden: Tips and Creative Ideas

Growing a Vertical Garden:

Growing a Vertical Garden: Tips and Creative Ideas Apartment dwellers and those with limited yard space benefit from growing a vertical garden. Space limitations can be frustrating when you dream of growing tons of produce for your family. Lack of space doesn’t mean a large garden is impossible. You have …

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4 Ways To Use Diatomaceous Earth Around Your Home

4 Ways To Use Diatomaceous Earth Around Your Home

4 Ways To Use Diatomaceous Earth Around Your Home What is a toothpaste additive that looks like moon dust, is created by algae, and can help you transport dynamite? It may sound like a random trivia question, but the answer is one that could definitely come in handy when it …

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Home Vegetable Gardening – Growing Claytonia

Home Vegetable Gardening - Growing Claytonia

Growing edible ground covers, such as claytonia Although this salad green is not well known, it is very tasty and grows well in cooler climates, making it a perfect addition to your fall, early spring or even a winter garden. It is also referred to as miner’s lettuce. The name …

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5 Effective Homemade Rat Poisons

5 Effective Homemade Rat Poisons

5 Effective Homemade Rat Poisons Rats are frustrating pests that can spread diseases. You don’t want them near your home or property. However, commercial rat poisons are full of toxic chemicals that could also harm your children or beloved pets. Many people prefer to try homemade rat poisons before using …

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Everything You Need to Know about Growing Watermelons

Everything You Need to Know about Growing Watermelons

Everything You Need to Know about Growing Watermelons Nothing screams summer like biting into a juicy watermelon on a hot afternoon. Kids and adults alike love watermelons. Planting a hill or two of watermelons is simple; new and experienced gardeners alike can enjoy growing watermelon at home. Watermelons are a …

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50 Deer Resistant Plants

50 Deer Resistant Plants

50 Deer Resistant Plants Deer can be ruthless if they choose to attack your farm’s produce in our landscape. They would only need a few nights to finish ingesting all the leaves on a whole piece of land. People who live in areas where these animals are numerous have a …

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10 Garden Fertilizers You Have at Home

10 Garden Fertilizers You Already Have at Home

10 Garden Fertilizers You Already Have at Home Gardening work doesn’t stop when you get your seeds planted and plants in the garden. Maintenance is crucial, and that includes using garden fertilizers. Fertilizers can be expensive, costing you a small fortune if you have a large garden. Instead of purchasing expensive, …

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10 Steps for Creating Better Garden Soil

Steps for Creating Better Garden Soil

10 Steps for Creating Better Garden Soil You don’t have to accept the way your soil is right now. Creating the best garden soil takes some work and a plan, but it can drastically change the output of your vegetable garden. What you start with isn’t what you need to …

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