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Gardening

The Benefits of a Weed Barrier

The Benefits of a Weed Barrier

Jan 20th 2023

The Benefits of a Weed Barrier No one wants weeds in their garden, competing with the crops you're trying to grow. Weeds rob your plants of water and nutrients in the soil and the available light in the garden area. Certain crops, like onions, that are slow to germinate and produce slender, uprig …
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Planning and Planting Your Spring Garden

Planning and Planting Your Spring Garden

Dec 15th 2022

For some of us, it has been a long, cold winter. For those who live in or who escape to southern climes, it has been a warmer season. No matter which group you belong to, though, if you are a gardener, you look forward to the arrival of spring. The onset of warmer weather means you can get out there …
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Summer Gardening Tips 2021

Summer Gardening Tips 2021

Jun 10th 2021

Summer is always an exciting time for gardeners. As the air and soil warm, plants will grow at their peak outdoors and thrive during this time of year. Gardeners and farmers around the world look forward to every warm growing season. But the summer of 2021 is truly special. As th …
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Best Plants to Grow in a Greenhouse

Best Plants to Grow in a Greenhouse

May 25th 2021

Greenhouses have long been staples for nurseries and commercial growers. They allow these pros to grow a large and steady supply of plants year-round. But the benefits of greenhouses have made them increasingly popular among home gardeners too. Besides extending your growing season by let …
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Step-by-Step Guide for Making Compost

Step-by-Step Guide for Making Compost

Oct 13th 2020

They say nothing in life is free. But making your own compost comes close. And this nearly-free stuff gives you numerous benefits. It provides a simple and inexpensive way to help your vegetable or flower gardens thrive. In addition, it is an eco-friendly way to dispose of your yard debris and kitch …
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Tips for September Gardening

Tips for September Gardening

Sep 16th 2020

In most places, September offers some of the most beautiful weather of the year. Cool, clear nights typically follow crisp, dry, and breezy days. As the first hints of winter make themselves known, avid gardeners strive to get the most out of their fall gardens. Whether you are working on a fall veg …
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August Gardening in 2020

August Gardening in 2020

Aug 4th 2020

August in the garden is filled with harvesting and enjoying the fruits (or veggies) of your labor. Tomatoes should be turning red and tasty. Red, yellow, and green sweet bell peppers can be stuffed and baked or sliced and served fresh on salads. If you have grown spicy hot chili and habanero peppers …
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How to Build a Raised Garden Bed

How to Build a Raised Garden Bed

Jul 13th 2020

Perhaps you are new to gardening or are redesigning your backyard landscape plan and want a few vegetable or flower garden beds along the edges. No matter whether you are a tyro or a veteran gardener, it’s worth considering building a raised garden bed. Raised-bed gardening offers a s …
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Top 7 Tips for Starting a Vegetable Garden

Top 7 Tips for Starting a Vegetable Garden

Jun 22nd 2020

Congratulations! A new season has arrived, and you’ve resolved to take new directions to better your life. For some time, you’ve been wanting to start, expand or change the current layout of your vegetable garden. Now you’re finally ready to move ahead and turn those dreams into re …
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How to Build a Greenhouse Cheap

How to Build a Greenhouse Cheap

May 4th 2020

Whether you garden for fun or farm a crop commercially for profit, greenhouses offer a host of benefits. First and foremost, they extend your growing season if you live in a cooler climate. With a greenhouse, you can sow your seeds or plant your seedlings earlier in the spring and extend your harves …
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How Does a Greenhouse Work?

May 4th 2020

The definition of a greenhouse is a structure covered with glass or plastic sheeting to regulate temperature and humidity for the plants inside. Whether a simple 5′ x 5′ structure attached to a home’s deck or a massive commercial building, greenhouses provide a wondrously simple an …
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