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Improve Your Soil During The Fall Months

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It’s the time of the year when you are getting all the harvesting done from your garden. You have worked all summer to bring...

Keep Your Soil Healthy with a Winter Ground Cover

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Protecting Your Soil In The Winter Taking care of your soil is vital to producing a good crop. During the winter months though, this could...

Poor Soil? Try Sheet Composting

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If you have poor soil and you like to garden you are always looking for ways to enrich your soil. Having healthy soil that...

Turning The Soil – Basic Gardening Prep

Basic Gardening Prep
In order for anything to grow well, it must be planted in good soil. Just like a house must have a solid foundation on...

Simple Ideas To Help Enrich Your Soil

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Keeping your plants healthy is a given. However, we all have to remember probably the second most important thing that comes to your plants....

Finding Your Soil PH And Why It Matters

By definition, the soil ph is the measure of the acidity or alkalinity in soils. Depending on where you live, you may be having...

Three Steps to Turning Clay into Growing Soil

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While you may want to use clay in your garden, it's important to note that this resource is not ideal for growing plants. However,...

5 Steps to Creating Your Own Soil-Less Potting Mix at Home

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Homemade soil-less potting mix is an effective and cheaper alternative to the regular garden soil you'd buy at the store. In fact, it's actually...

Beginner Vegetable Plants Anyone Can Grow

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Growing your own vegetables can be an amazing convenience. You don’t have to shop at the store as often for them. If you need...

3 Sisters: Beans, Corn And Squash

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Growing beans, corn, and squash together go back to the days when America was inhabited solely by Native Americans. According to legend, these three...

Successful Urban Gardening

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Just because you live in an apartment or in a townhouse with very limited yard space doesn't mean you can't grow a successful garden....

Top 4 Plants For Those Lacking a Green Thumb

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Plain and simple, gardening isn't for everyone. While some people are naturals and love to get their hands dirty, others dread the very thought...

How to Grow Your Very Own Tea Garden

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Nothing warms up the body on a winter’s day quite like a cup of hot tea. Thankfully, we don’t need to run to the...

Growing Herbs in Winter

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Growing herbs in winter can be a challenging task. We're clearing out our herb boxes as well as our gardens--but we also know that...

How To Grow and Preserve Apricots

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It's never the wrong time to learn to grow Apricots (and enjoy our own preserves). Apricots are hearty fruit trees that grow quite well...

Growing Pumpkins Indoors!

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When pumpkins come to mind, we often think of the fall, Halloween, tasty pies, and delicious flavored coffee. Gardening allows us to have this...

The Three Best Spring Gardening Apps for the iPhone

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The spring gardening season is right around the corner, so why not start downloading new gardening apps to your iPhone that are designed specifically...

What To Look For When Buying Plants

Plants can make you feel happy when nothing else can. They have the ability to heal, bring people together and feed a nation. The...

How to Grow Citrus Trees

One of the biggest misconceptions people have about growing citrus trees is that they are difficult to grow, especially if you live in the...

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