Gardening Tips

Gardening Tips

This is your one stop shop for all things gardening. Here you’ll find everything you need to know about growing flowers and veggies.

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Simple Ideas To Help Enrich Your Soil

Keeping your plants healthy is a given. However, we all have to remember probably the second most important thing that comes to your plants. It’s the soil. Why? Well, the soil your plants are...
weeding

Gardening Lingo All Beginners Should Know

Congrats! You've decided to start gardening. Besides for the obvious beauty, a garden will bring your home (even if it's just a container garden!), planting fruits and veggies can actually be quite therapeutic. But...
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Tips for a Healthy Vegetable Garden

We all know that there are a great number of benefits to having a garden and growing your own vegetables. This gives you:More healthy and fresh foodControl over whether or not chemicals are used...
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Gardening Irrigation: What We Learned This Summer

As always, we learned a few things about our irrigation systems over the summer. There were times when we had to learn things the hard way--as through water restrictions, which are at least always...
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How to Plant Your First Garden

Gardening is without a doubt one of the best activities you can participate in. That's because it's not only good for the body, but the mind as well. However, many people are skeptical about getting...
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Hidden Side Effects of Chemical Weed Killers

Of course as gardeners, we know that when there are weeds in our backyard we must employ chemical killers. That's because the spread of weeds can seriously damage the plants that you've worked so...

Facts About Plant Fertilizer And Nutrients For Your Garden

It takes a lot of effort to cultivate a healthy garden, and understanding the intricate ways of using key ingredients will make this task seem a lot less difficult.  Plant fertilizer is one of...

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 energy from a plant can sooth your soul and rejuvenate...

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 northern part of the United States. This couldn’t be further...
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How To Storm-Proof Your Garden

Spring is coming in just a couple of weeks, and thoughts begin to turn to warmer weather. Unfortunately, warmer weather also means excessive rain, wind, and thunderstorms that can damage newly growing gardens and...
plant bulbs

Should You Use Commercial Plant Foods?

Your personal garden is a monument that you manifest from your own two hands. How you decide to nurture and cultivate it is all up to you. Many people want things to produce as...
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Growing Berries In Raised Beds

Berries are amazing, but unfortunately, they tend to be expensive in stores. Luckily, it’s not too hard to grow berries in your backyard, and with some simple tips, you can learn how to grow berries...

10 Things You Should NOT Have In Your Garden

It takes a lot of work to cultivate a proper healthy garden. At times it seems easy and stress free, but other times it can become downright problematic. To avoid the pitfalls that can...
heirloom tomatoes

All About Heirloom Seeds

Have you ever tasted something that was so sweet and fresh that you wanted to keep it forever? That is what an heirloom seed is. A fruit or vegetable seed that has been nurtured...
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Avoiding Injuries When Gardening

Gardening is a very enjoyable activity, as well as good exercise. But sometimes injuries can occur if you don't take the proper precautions. Weeding, raking, digging and pruning can put a great deal of...
gardens for people with disabilities

Adapting Gardens for People With Disabilities

Though it may seem impossible, or at the very least quite difficult, to enjoy gardening if you have a physical disability, it most certainly isn't. Many people with disabilities, especially those who use a...
Citrus peel uses

3 Citrus Fruit Peel uses in the Garden

Whenever we eat citrus fruits, we are so accustomed to just throwing out the peels afterwards. However, did you know that instead of tossing them you can actually use them to produce wonderful results...
kid garden tools

5 Great Ways to Get Your Kids Involved in Gardening

Who said children can’t enjoy gardening too? There are a lot of ways parents can spice up this mundane activity so that the whole family will be biting at the chance to get their...
Greenhouse tips

Greenhouses 101 – Grow Year Round!

Having fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs available throughout the year is very convenient. It results in less gas needed to run to the store and less garbage created. These are just a few of...

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