Creative Gardening

Creative Gardening

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Winning Flower Combinations for Your Spring Garden

Can you feel it? Spring is in the air, and depending on what part of the country you’re in, you might even be seeing the beginnings of the bloom of your spring garden. While...

Container Gardening In Small Spaces

You don't need a large yard to start your dream garden. There are many cases where small yards, patios, and balconies provide just enough space for a decent garden. All you need is adequate...
benefits of manure

The Four Benefits of Manure

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 from it? That's where we at come into play. We've...
garden trellis

How To Build The Perfect Trellis

Building a garden trellis for your vegetablesGardening is such a soothing activity, which is why I try to get my hands in some dirt every chance I get. Being rewarded with the taste and...
potting bench

DIY: Constructing a Potting Bench in 5 Steps

Gardeners are nothing without their potting benches. These wooden structures allow them to gather up their tools and materials in one place. While you can buy this type of workstation from any garden nursery,...
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Finding Inspiration in Nature Photography

Photo by Phil HoustonIn an earlier post, I looked at getting creative with gardening design. A large part of being creative is finding inspiration. An interesting place to find inspiration is in nature photography....

How to Preserve Beautiful Fall Leaves by Pressing

Fall has arrived and the leaves are putting on their annual multiple color show. It is breathtaking to see the leaves change and dazzle us all with their amazing glory. It’s not enough to...
mason jars

Unique Garden Planters For Your Herbs

Herbs are so important to our well-being in so many ways. The health benefits are astounding, but their unique smell and beauty should be displayed for all to enjoy. Finding creative planters to show...
hanging basket

Making Hanging Baskets Step-by-Step

Colorful flowers creeping from a hanging baskets is an excellent way to add beauty, texture, and drama to a front porch, deck, gazebo and even a small apartment balcony. They can also add a...
seed bomb

Steps to Making a Seed Bomb

If you are looking for a new way to propagate seeds in your garden, it is best to create seed bombs. Seed bombs, which are also commonly referred to as seed balls, help your...
four leaf clover

Four Steps to Finding a Four Leaf Clover

If there is one thing a four leaf clover is known for, it is giving those who find it good luck and fortune. However, because they are so special, it is super hard to...
clay pots

How to Eliminate Residue From Clay Pots

When the spring rolls around and it’s time to begin gardening again, you want to make sure that all of your essentials are in top shape. This includes pots. They typically build up residue...
tuteur

DIY: How to Build a Garden Tuteur

Do you have vines growing all over your garden? If so, why not build your own garden tuteur, so that you can control this problem? That's right, a tuteur gives your vines a structure that it...
soil-less

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

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 better than those other kinds of soil because it isn't...
How to Pack Plants for Moving

Tips for Packing Plants in the Big Move

Are you getting ready to pack up your life and move to a brand new location? If so, you're probably wondering what to do with all of your plants. You don't want to toss...

Five Steps to Making a Straw Bale Garden

 If you're an urban gardener, there's a good chance you've worked with a straw bale garden before. This is a growing fad in our society, thanks to its way of raising plants that are removed...

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