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Must-Have Gardening Tools

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Gardening is a terrific hobby. It not only brings you the enjoyment and satisfaction of experiencing the growth of the flowers and vegetables you...

The Four Benefits of Manure

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We've always heard that manure is an essential ingredient to any healthy garden, but do you really know all of the benefits that come...

Harvest Some Peaches (And Make Some Peach Cobbler!)

When you think of Summer, does the thought of ripe, fuzzy peaches come to mind? Can you picture yourself biting into it, the juice...

Five Facts Every Lavender Lover Needs To Learn

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Lavender is one of the most utilized and beloved plants in the herbal world. Lavender has a plethora of uses both cosmetically and therapeutically....

6 Delicious Things To Do With All That Spinach You Grow

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As a child, spinach did not appeal to me at all. Now that I’m older and wiser, this supper food has become a staple...

Greenhouses 101 – Grow Year Round!

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Having fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs available throughout the year is very convenient. It results in less gas needed to run to the store...

5 Tools That Will Make Gardening Super Easy

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We all need life to be a bit easier at times, and discovering ways to do that is always a welcomed surprise. I enjoy...

101+ Earth Day Tips for 2019

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If you are looking for Earth Day tips for 2019, you're in the right place. While you're here, test your Earth IQ with our...

Six Must-Have Gardening Tools For Kids

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Are you hesitant to get your kids involved with gardening because of all the dangerous tools you use? If so, we've got the perfect...

Gardener Gift Ideas: Books

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Christmas is only a short time away and gift giving season is about to be in full swing. You carefully select that perfect gift...

Vegetables To Plant in August

Vegetables To Plant in August
We are now in the dog days of summer. It's hot and humid in most areas, and not typically the time of the year...

The Top Five Winter Plants To Help You Garden All Year...

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Everyone loves the springtime with the nice weather and the beautiful bursts of color as the new growth starts to take shape. Every weekend...

DIY: Constructing a Potting Bench in 5 Steps

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Gardeners are nothing without their potting benches. These wooden structures allow them to gather up their tools and materials in one place. While you...

How to Grow Vegetables in Cold Climates

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Gardening in cold weatherWell, I come from the south and my grandma and great-grandparents always grew vegetables in the winter time. That was the...

Finding Inspiration in Nature Photography

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Photo by Phil HoustonIn an earlier post, I looked at getting creative with gardening design. A large part of being creative is finding inspiration....

12 ways to recycle your Christmas Tree After Christmas

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You took the time to pick out the perfect tree for you and your family to enjoy over the holiday season, so why would...

Do You Want to Build A Snowman?

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There’s nothing worse than a sad, melting, lopsided snowman on the front lawn, despite hours of hard work from you and your kids. All...

How to Plant an Indoor Herb Garden

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Having fresh herbs whenever you need them for your special dishes or drinks is such a great convenience. There is never a doubt that...

How Snow is Good For Your Garden

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Winter seems to be something that is scary for some gardeners. Although the snow can cause havoc on some plants, it could be a...

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