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Four Steps to Making Fertilizer From Banana Peels

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  Who does not love to eat a banana? After all, this fruit is all kinds of delicious. Did you know, though, that you can...

Unique Accessories To Jazz Up Any Garden

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  Are you interested in setting your garden apart? If so, there are many ways you can personalize your garden simply by using some unique...

DIY: How to Build a Garden Tuteur

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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?...

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...

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,...

4 Tools Every Gardener Must Own

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A gardener is nothing without their tools. While the items that you stock up your shed with may vary depending on what you're growing, there...

The Six Best Tools For Weeding

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While we all may hate weeding out our gardens, unfortunately it's something that we must do. It not only keeps the plants we're growing...

Four Technologies That Fight Against Common Gardening Problems

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Gardening doesn't have to be difficult, especially when there are a ton of different technologies out on the market designed specifically to make your...

Four Steps to Growing Seedless Watermelon

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Have you ever wanted to grow your own seedless watermelon, but had no idea where to even start? No worries, here at Gracious Gardening,...

Five Steps to Growing a Pomegranate Tree

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While pomegranates may be delicious, they are also very pricey. That's why we recommend growing your own pomegranate tree in the comforts of your...

Five Tips to Caring for Bamboo Plants Indoors

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The Bamboo plant is quickly becoming one of the most common, and treasured, plants found throughout the world. While they may have once been...

What to Look For When Hiring a Gardener

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We all want a healthy, perfect looking garden, but sometimes we don't have the time and energy to maintain one. Whether we are too...

Tips for Packing Plants in the Big Move

How to Pack Plants for Moving
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...

4 Tips to Protect Your Skin Out by the Garden

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While we all love to garden, it can actually take a toll on our hands. Well, that's if you don't protect them properly. Here...

What To Look For When Buying Gardening Gloves

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What's a gardener without their gloves? This clothing accessory is designed to protect your hands from cuts, scrapes, blisters and other types of injuries...

Pencil Cactus: 4 Steps to Growing the Perfect Houseplant

pencil-cactus
One of our favorite plants to grow at home is the pencil cactus. Despite its name, it’s actually not a cactus; it is a...

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...

How to Make Your Own Compost

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Compost is decayed organic matter that has been recycled and reused as plant fertilizer, making it vital to any garden. While you can head...

When to Harvest Spinach, Leaf Lettuce and Broccoli

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Every gardener will agree that one of the best things about growing crops is harvesting them. To finally gather and indulge in your labor...

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