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Fall Gardens

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Since our seasons in this part of North America are so short, I’ve often entertained building a green house. After the house fire though my building projects are already too many to count ...

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Composting

Did you know that in Canada, since 1995, Composting has been granted an Awareness Week? True. May 4th to 10th, annually. Be sure to check out worm composting if you think you’d like ...

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Make Compost

Cutting the Grass - Composting the Clippings

You can make compost to save money on soil enhancements and it is a really nice way to use up garden and household waste. You’ll enjoy a new level of successful growing in ...

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Spring Garden Checklist

Your garden will start to pop in Spring if you plan it right.

Very Early Spring Start dreaming of your gardens. Start sketching how you’d like it to look when it is in full bloom, framing your front walkway, the back deck, and just generally punctuating ...

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Gardening Tools

Easy Gardening: Pink Flowers

There are actually very few gardening tools you need, but certainly many that you can own to make the job easier! Spade Trowel Watering Can Hose …and you’re good to go! That is, ...

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Growing Herbs

Herb gardens can be fun as well as functional. This oregano is growing in a little patch of garden art.

It is not wise to try every variety on your first foray into growing herbs. Choose four or five hardy varieties of cooking herbs and experiment with different flavors and recipes. Lavender is ...

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Making Compost

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If you garden, flowers or vegetables, you are either making compost in a pile or in a bin. If you’re not, you should be. Compost heaps, bins, buckets or piles put to use ...

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Garden Tools

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If the act of playing in the mud doesn’t suit your style anymore, it is time to get digging, planting and weeding with some of the nice, new, ergonomic garden tools. The first ...

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Start A Garden

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As my baby girl grew up, first summer camp took her away for weeks at a time, then summer jobs in town, and now she’s off to college. Seems every year when spring ...

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Organic Gardening

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We’re starting anew this spring with organic gardening. As we’ve been busy building the house the last two years my existing gardens have all grown over – they’ll soon be pasture for the ...

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