Gardening

Growing Potatoes: Everything You Need to Know

Growing Potatoes Everything You Need to Know

Growing Potatoes: Everything You Need to Know Potatoes seem complicated to grow because you can’t see your progress above ground, but potatoes are easy. Homemade potato chips and herb roasted potatoes could be in your future. All you need to do is learn how to grow potatoes at home. Requirements …

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9 Money-Saving Gardening Tips 

9 Money-Saving-Gardening-Tips 

9 Money-Saving Gardening Tips  Gardening is a fantastic hobby and lifestyle. You have the mental and physical benefits of gardening. However, gardening can cost a small fortune if you use everything purchased from a store. Gardening can be inexpensive if you learn how to put to work, recycle materials and utilize …

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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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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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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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14 Plants that Naturally Repel Fleas and Other Insects

14 Plants that Naturally Repel Fleas and Other Insects

14 Plants that Naturally Repel Fleas and Other Insects Are you sick of dealing with fleas and insects? Unfortunately, your pets can gather fleas in all seasons, including winter. Insect and flea problems exist year-round, and it’s a frustrating problem to have. Plants are a powerful way to repel fleas …

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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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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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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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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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