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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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Flower Seeds

A Morning Glory, beautiful blue annual vine.

Start clearing a corner to work through some annual flower seeds order. As soon as they arrive you'll be digging in the dirt and getting them under a grow light.

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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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Gardening Virus

Tilling a Garden

No matter how it goes, well or poorly, you’ll never forget your first real foray into gardening. You’ll also never forget the devastation of your tender seedlings getting hit by frost. The first ...

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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 Tool Basics

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After spending a few hours on this hot summer day in my country garden, I realized there are a few basic garden tools I skipped right by. This is a continuation of a ...

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Plant A Garden

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Plant a garden of flowers, herbs, vegetables, shrubs, vines or berries – or a mixture of all. Your plant garden (aka green garden) is a healthy hobby which will bring you a steady ...

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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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