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DELICIOUS: The Best Sprouting Seeds To Eat

Sprouting Seeds
As a vegetarian, I have discovered so many good things to eat that I never noticed when I was a meat eater. Who knew...

Design an Herbal Tea Garden

herbal tea garden
While it may be easy to run to the store and pick up a pack of tea bags, it is just as simple to...

5 Delicious Reasons Why You Should Grow Kale

kale recipe
One of the veggies that I really love to eat is kale. It is very versatile, high in Vitamin K, vitamin C, beta carotene,...

What You REALLY Should Be Wearing In The Garden

We all have our favorite outfits for when we are going to a special occasion, but have you ever considered what to wear when...

How to Choose the Best Time to Water Your Garden

Best Time to Water Your Garden
If you want to keep your garden healthy and strong, it is important that you water your garden at the right time of the...

Get Healthy and Grow Leafy Greens

leafy greens
It’s a new year and many of us have resolved to get healthier. Why not make it last by actually planning your garden around...

Homemade Plant Fertilizer in Four Steps

homemade plant fertilizer
Applying fertilizer to your garden is a very important process because it has the power to make your plants grow to be stronger, healthier...

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...

How to Protect Plants from Frost

Protect Plants from Frost
Most areas of the country have been bitten by frost by early-mid November. Instead of scurrying out in the dark to protect your plants...

Big Box Store Fertilizers vs. Specialty Brands – Which is Best...

Keeping our gardens healthy and fertilized has become big business these days. There will always be the compost and manure users and those things...

8 Useful Garden Tools You Should Totally Own

best-garden-tools
Gardening is something that requires special tools in order to get the results that you desire. There are certain tools that just make things...

Finding Your Soil PH And Why It Matters

By definition, the soil ph is the measure of the acidity or alkalinity in soils. Depending on where you live, you may be having...

Plants for an Aromatic Garden

lilac
When enjoying the cool evening breeze on your wraparound porch or patio sitting area, surround yourself with soothing fragrances. Growing aromatic plants in your...

The Best Plants to Grow in October

Plants to Grow in October
When we think of ideal planting times, spring instantly pops to mind first. Although spring is a prime time to plant, fall, specifically October,...

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...

Three Steps to Drying Sunflowers

Drying Sunflowers
Drying sunflowers has become a very popular trend in recent times. That's because they serve so many different purposes. For instance, you can dry the...

Steps to Making a Seed Bomb

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...

Five Steps to Identifying Cherry Trees

cherry tree
Here at Gracious Gardening, one of our favorite types of trees is the cherry tree. That is because it has such a beautiful blossom...

Four Steps to Finding a Four Leaf Clover

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,...

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