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10 Pollinator Plants – Bring Bees to Your Garden

10 Pollinator Plants - Bring Bees To Your Garden

10 Pollinator Plants  – Bring Bees To Your Garden Spring is in the air and in the ground. The soil is warm enough for planting but before you rush out to buy hybrid flowers from the big box stores, think about what kinds of plants will most benefit your local …

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8 Fruits & Vegetables You Can Grow in Hanging Baskets

8 Fruits & Vegetables You Can Grow in Hanging Baskets

8 Fruits & Vegetables You Can Grow in Hanging Baskets Vertical gardening has seen a rise in popularity over the past few years as urban gardeners with small yards make the most of porches, walls, fences and trellises in their efforts to grow their own fruits and vegetables. Even people …

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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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The Ultimate Guide To Companion Planting

The Ultimate Guide To Companion Planting

The Ultimate Guide To Companion Planting When you plant your garden, do you plant all the lettuces together? Are the tomatoes segregated from the carrots? Did you know that some plants chemically inhibit or enhance the growth and well-being of other plants and that, whether you are a small-scale gardener …

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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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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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25+ Garden Bed Edging Ideas

25+ Garden Bed Edging Ideas

25+ Garden Bed Edging Ideas These simple, attractive borders will keep grass from invading your garden and eliminate the need for edge trimming. We’ll show you lots of option for dividing up your garden such as  metal, paver and stone edgings. Not only do they look great, these borders require …

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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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15 Ways to Keep Those Pesky Ants Out of Your Home

Ants

15 Ways to Keep Those Pesky Ants Out of Your Home And Garden Dealing with ants can be a pain and seems impossible, but there are ways to prevent their invasion and get rid of them in an eco-friendly way.  The best cure against an ant invasion is prevention. Not …

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How To Build The King Of DIY Fly Traps

How To Build The King Of DIY Fly Traps I found this open source article for plans to a fly trap. One of the pictures shows it packed full of flies. Think of what a great source of food this could be for your chickens. I haven’t tried it yet, …

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High Yield Tomato Plants: 50-80 lbs per Plant

High Yield Tomato Plants: 50-80 lbs per Plant

High Yield Tomato Plants: 50-80 lbs per Plant Home grown tomatoes are simply the best. They offer much more flavor than those sold at the grocery stores and even at many markets. Growing your own tomatoes is a great way for you and family to enjoy lots of fresh (and …

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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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