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Making Room for Winter Gardening

winter gardening
You don't have to quit gardening just because winter is coming. In fact, some of us really like the challenge. We also like calling...

7 Smart Gardening Resolutions for the New Year

gardening resolutions
Make this the year of gardening success! It doesn't matter whether you're an experienced gardener or a novice, almost anyone can successfully start and maintain...

Top 4 Plants for Your Late Fall Garden

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It’s that time of the year where the weather starts getting colder and the plants that were once flourishing are now struggling to survive....

Keeping An Eye On Your Fall Harvest

fall harvest vegetables
  We all had an abundant amount of tomatoes and cucumbers that matured during the season. It seemed like it happened all at once over...

Improve Your Soil During The Fall Months

improve soil fall
It’s the time of the year when you are getting all the harvesting done from your garden. You have worked all summer to bring...

Prepping Fruit Trees in Late Summer and Early Fall

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We've been looking at how our fruit-bearing plants fare at the end of summer. We shouldn't, however, neglect all the necessary care for our...

Gardening Irrigation: What We Learned This Summer

irrigation gardening
As always, we learned a few things about our irrigation systems over the summer. There were times when we had to learn things the...

How to Prepare a Cold Frame for Fall

cold frame
A cold frame is a means to give tender plants a gentler dormancy through the winter months. It will extend the life of a...

Here’s Your Fall Gardening To Do List

Fall Gardening
I love flowers and plants. I think being surrounded by such beauty brings tranquility and happiness, and I’ve always dreamed of having a vibrant...

Pruning Raspberries for Early Fall

raspberries pruning in fall
There's a lot more debate to pruning raspberries than is really necessary, especially when we talk about pruning them in the fall. A lot...

Great Plants For Late-Summer Gardening

Fall Vegetable Garden
If you are interested in having nice flowers or just some fresh food for the fall and winter, there are plants that will produce...

Keeping Your Potted Plants Healthy

clay pots
Potted plants can be both a blessing and curse depending on their care. On one hand, it’s very easy to care for your potted...

Top 10 Healing Herbs You Should Grow

healing herbs
For thousands of years, people have been using different healing herbs to alleviate pain and heal themselves. Modern scientists have even come forward to...

Three Types of Edible Weeds

dandelions edible weeds
We've all dealt with those annoying weeds in our yards that just don’t seem to go away. Don’t be so quick to get rid...

Avoiding Injuries When Gardening

avoid gardening injuries
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,...

How to Grow Strawberries Out of a Jar

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  Strawberries are one of our favorite fruits to eat all year long. They’re sweet and juicy, leaving us constantly craving more. Now using a...

Why is Peat Moss Important In Vegetable Gardens?

peat moss
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...

How to Use and Extract Aloe Vera Gel

How to Extract Aloe Vera Juice
What would we do without aloe vera? We rely very much on this plant in the medical and beauty industries. However, when most people...

How to Eliminate Residue From Clay Pots

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...

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