Gardening

15 Ways to Use Baking Soda in Your Garden

15 Ways to Use Baking Soda in Your Garden

15 Ways to Use Baking Soda in Your Garden If you are familiar with green living, baking soda is a part of your life. It is a fantastic green cleaner, with dozens of uses around the house. You may not have realized that baking soda can be used in the …

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13 Amazing Uses For Epsom Salt

13 Amazing Uses For Epsom Salt

13 Amazing Uses For Epsom Salt Epsom salt is one thing I always have on hand at my house. Aside from being a fantastic source of magnesium, you can find dozens of other ways to use Epsom salt throughout your house. It has gardening, beauty, health and even household uses. …

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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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Trees: Organic Life for Your Homestead

Trees: Organic Life for Your Homestead

Trees: Organic Life for Your Homestead  Adding trees to your property is “organically” a good idea – meaning, it is one essential “part” of the “whole” that makes up homestead living. Without the best choices, something is missing. The four main things to look for when choosing homestead trees are beauty, usefulness, …

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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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Organic Gardening – Guide To Starting Seeds Indoors

Guide To Starting Seeds Indoors

Organic Gardening – Guide To Starting Seeds Indoors Starting plants from seed is the most strategic and economical way to grow a vegetable garden. By starting seeds indoors, you give your plants a head start that produces an earlier, and longer, harvest than waiting to plant until the ground is …

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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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Creative Rain Gutter Planter Ideas To Spruce Up Your Garden

Creative Rain Gutter Planter Ideas To Spruce Up Your Garden

Creative Rain Gutter Planter Ideas To Spruce Up Your Garden You may be wondering why bother with a rain gutter garden? Well one reason is that gutter gardens take advantage of the vertical spaces around your home to grow flowers, edibles and create a stylish space divider or privacy screen …

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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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How to Use Epsom Salt in Your Garden

How to Use Epsom Salt in Your Garden

How to Use Epsom Salt in Your Garden Epsom salts carry a lot of benefits for a variety of situations. Whether you simply need to take a restoring bath for aches and pains or you want to liven up your vegetable garden, knowing how to use these salts will give …

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16 Foods You Can Re-Grow from Kitchen Scraps

Re-Grow Yourself from Kitchen Scraps

16 Foods You Can Re-Grow from Kitchen Scraps Imagine having an unlimited supply of your family’s favorite produce. Incidentally, produce is often one the most expensive items on most grocery lists so anything that you can cut down will help you to tremendously curb that grocery expense. Various food can …

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