General Garden Practices

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No Work Gardening with Trench Composting

Nourish your garden with your kitchen scraps.

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How to Start Gardening

Start by learning what kinds of plants thrive in your area.

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The Secrets to a Great Windowsill Garden

Whether ornamental or edible, keep them growing strong.

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Keep Your Worms Happy

They'll reward you with enriched soil and healthy plants.

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Use Recycled Materials to Create Raised Beds

Here’s how to make raised garden beds from upcycled materials.

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Identifying Rhubarb Disease

If your rhubarb plant is suffering from illness, here are some signs that you canlook for.

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How to Use a Root Feeder

A root feeder fertilizes plants.

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What Is Dry Fertilizer and When Is It Used

The main aim of using a dry fertilizer is to provide all the needed nutrients to a tree or plant.

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Square Foot Gardening: Caring For Your Larger Plants

Square foot gardening is ideal for homeowners with little space, allowing maximum production.

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How to Install Your Own Fertigation System

If you have never heard the word fertigation, you may be unsure what it means, and how you can use it

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Walk on the Wild Side: Taming Your Overgrown Landscape

There are many reasons why a garden grows out of control. Certain species seem to take over.

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6 Benefits of Vermiculture

Products grown with vermicomposting are show to grow larger, and in some cases even taste better.

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How to Use Peat Moss To Level Your Yard

You can easily level your yard by using peat moss.

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How to Create a Planter Bed From Scratch

Create a curated pen for your flowers and vegetables.

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Types of Winter Fertilizer for the Lawn

Many avid gardeners like to treat their lawn.

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Mistakes to Avoid when Leveling Your Yard

You may not want your house to slope, but your yard should.

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5 Benefits of a Root Feeder

It injects nutrients directly to the most useful place.

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Raising Expectations: Transforming a Flat Garden Space

Add some vertical layers for dynamism and visual interest.

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Safe Lawn Fertilizer to Use

Chemical fertilizers can be dangerous.

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How to Make Your Own Bio Fertilizer

You can improve your garden naturally in just a few steps.

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How to Cure Transplant Shock

Transplant shock is generally unavoidable. However, there are a few steps you can take to cure it more quickly.

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How to Remove Bushes From Your Yard

Although proper planning can’t do the work for you, developing a strategy for removing unwanted bushes can make the job less painful.

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Plan Your Fertilizer Schedule to Achieve Excellent Results

Fertilizer benefits nearly all plants.

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Gardening in the Heat: Keep Cool and Stay Safe

Don't let spring be the last time you spend in your happy garden space. Use these methods to keep cool in the garden this summer!

Tips for New Gardeners
Tips for New Gardeners

There is nothing more satisfying than having your own garden. The pleasures of watching things grow

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Is Your Garden as Organic as You Think It Is?

Do you know the way to grow an organic garden? It's not as difficult as you might think!

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How to Improve Garden Soil

Rich, ready to produce garden soil must be constantly replenished with nutrient rich additives to keep