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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How to Participate in Earth Day [INFOGRAPHIC]

For more information on how to participate in Earth Day all year round see our 101+ Tips for Earth Day article.
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Why is Peat Moss Important In Vegetable Gardens?

Treading lightly with peat moss Peat or peat moss has to be the most controversial wild growing moss in the world. Its reputation is known by many, but some just don’t understand the many facets...
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101+ Earth Day Tips for 2018

  If you are looking for Earth Day tips for 2018, you're in the right place. While you're here, test your Earth IQ with our Earth Day quiz. What is Earth Day? Earth Day is a day...
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The Best Ways to Start Composting

Compost is decayed organic matter that has been recycled and reused as plant fertilizer, making it vital to any garden. While you can head to your nearest plant nursery to pick this up, it’s...
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The Top 4 Worst Garden Weeds

Plain and simple, gardeners hate weeds. That's because they tend to kill off the plants you're working so hard to grow by sucking all the nutrients out of them. Plus, they're often super persistent,...
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COOL: How To Make A Terrarium

A plant terrarium is a perfect addition to any indoor space. They increase the oxygen running throughout your room while purifying the air as well. Thankfully, terrariums are easy to create and can be...
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Give Your Garden A Calcium Boost

A productive garden cannot grow on dirt and water alone, there has to be some form of nutrients coming from someplace. I use to watch my grandmother throw her eggshells around her plants and...
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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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Why Growing Garlic In Containers Is A Good Idea

Even if you live in an apartment in the city, you can still enjoy growing your own vegetables using the container method. Growing garlic is ideal in winter and thereby will not overlap other things...
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Marimo Moss Balls – Raising the Plant That Feels Like a Pet!

Whether you call them Marimo Moss Balls, Lake Balls, Japanese Moss Balls--or just, “Hey, Moss Balls” -- these cuddly orbs of algae are fascinating additions to a home garden or fish tank. (The name...
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Pruning Fir Trees in Landscapes

When pruning fir trees, keeping the old adage “Less is more” in mind will help you determine how much to prune to avoid cutting too much. Fir trees, such as evergreens, do well with...

All About Those Baby Blue Eyes

  Baby Blue Eyes plants are gorgeous flowers in the Nemophila genus with a Forget-Me-Not blue coloring. The scientific name, Nemophila, means "woodland-loving" (from nemus "grove" and philos "loving"). Growing these flowers can ensure helpful...
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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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The Ultimate Tomato Growing Guide

The tomato -- is it a fruit or vegetable? It's possibly the most delicious and versatile summer fruit ever! There's a lot to learn about growing and preserving tomatoes. Our tomato growing tips and...
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The Perfect Bare Root Trees For Your Garden

Bare root trees are deciduous, meaning they lose their leaves and go dormant in the winter. Because of this dormancy, growers are able to dig up and transport these trees without containers, saving time...
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Grow a Green Living Wall Garden

What is a green living wall garden? Well, it’s a vertical garden you grow along a wall -- makes sense, huh? A living wall garden can be grown a variety of ways. You can use...

How Snow is Good For Your Garden

Winter seems to be something that is scary for some gardeners. Although the snow can cause havoc on some plants, it could be a saving grace for others. In the south, winters were a...
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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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How to Prepare Rose Gardens for Winter

It’s that time of year again when the cold is settling in all around us. Having your car covered in snow is bad, so we can only imagine the horrible impact that the snow...

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