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How To Develop a Watering Schedule for Your Garden

How To Develop a Watering Schedule for Your Garden

Mar 22nd 2023

You can run up your water bill when you're not there to turn your water off or forget to turn it off. Creating a watering schedule is a great way to ensure your plants get the right amount of water. Every garden will benefit from having a watering schedule; a timer will automatically turn your drip …
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Companion Planting Tips for Your Garden

Companion Planting Tips for Your Garden

Mar 22nd 2023

Did you know that certain plants grow better together? For centuries, humans have been experimenting with the food they grow and keeping track of those small changes that influence yield, size, and insect predation of the plants in their gardens. Recently, companion planting has made a resurgence am …
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How to Keep Weeds out of a Rock Garden

How to Keep Weeds out of a Rock Garden

Mar 16th 2023

Rock gardens can beautify any landscape. They are particularly appropriate for hot, arid regions where water is scarce. But they also can work well for steep slopes or practically any other area you want to beautify with a natural and tranquil look. Part of the appeal of rock gardens is their low m …
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Top Ten Vegetables for Your Garden 2023

Top Ten Vegetables for Your Garden 2023

Mar 16th 2023

The days are getting longer and we're all getting ready for gardening weather. Once the last frost has passed, the growing season has begun!  People garden for many reasons, but one of the most popular is to grow fresh, local produce for the whole family or neighborhood (especially when the zuc …
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Landscape and Garden Trends 2023

Landscape and Garden Trends 2023

Mar 2nd 2023

Practical gardening is highly popular right now. If you want to enhance or update your landscape and garden in 2023, it's a great time to add popular trends and some timeless designs to your project. Surrounding yourself with natural beauty isn't frivolous, and it is a worthwhile endeavor that impro …
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Worm Composting Tips: Should I Put Worms in My Compost?

Worm Composting Tips: Should I Put Worms in My Compost?

Mar 2nd 2023

Many gardeners appreciate the numerous benefits of composting. A good compost bin can provide you a rich source of "black gold" to fertilize your plants and condition your soil. At the same time, composting helps the environment. That is because yard debris, table scraps and other suitable items en …
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How to Build a Rock Border for a Garden

How to Build a Rock Border for a Garden

Mar 1st 2023

A rock border surrounding your garden can add a touch of beauty to your property, boosting your home's curb appeal. Rock borders delineate the garden, helping to keep pedestrians and animals out. A good rock border can also discourage weeds from growing, prevent erosion and keep the soil in place in …
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The Benefits of Greenhouses

The Benefits of Greenhouses

Mar 1st 2023

For many of the decisions we make in life, there are pluses and minuses. That goes for greenhouses too. There are pros and cons when it comes to greenhouses. If you are a backyard organic farmers' market grower with other small to medium-size farmers nearby, starting your plants early in the season …
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What is Guano? - The Benefits of Bat Guano

What is Guano? - The Benefits of Bat Guano

Mar 1st 2023

You may have seen the word "guano” on packages in local nurseries or online. Maybe you have heard fellow gardeners and growers chatting about it. But what is guano? We here at DripWorks are glad you asked. The long list of the benefits of bat guano can help you grow practically anything bette …
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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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