Category: Gardening Tips

Why A Garden Takes a Lifetime to Grow

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Why A Garden Takes a Lifetime to Grow

When I first started landscaping my garden I made the assumption that within 12 months or so it would be complete. I knew the trees would grow and the garden beds would take time to fill out but I honestly expected my garden would be done and I could start another project. Skip ahead ten […]

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Become a Master at Hydroponic Gardening

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Become a Master at Hydroponic Gardening

Hydroponic gardening can be a great way to grow vegetables, flowers, and other types of plants. It allows gardeners to control every aspect of their plant’s growth, allows higher plant yields, and helps prevent the spread of fungus and other plant diseases. Instead of using soil, hydroponic gardening uses a liquid to provide nutrients and […]

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Why A Kitchen Compost Bin Should Be At Your Place

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Why A Kitchen Compost Bin Should Be At Your Place

Even for environmentally conscious consumers, composting may seem like a step too far. Most people have learned to recycle, but the added complexity of a kitchen compost bin seems like too much of a hassle. Fortunately, composting is actually quite easy to do; many people find composting food scraps to be simpler than adding decomposing […]

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Are You Hoarding Too Much Stuff In Your Shed?

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Are You Hoarding Too Much Stuff In Your Shed?

It’s a sign of a real gardener, isn’t it? That shed crammed to the rafters with black plastic pots and never-opened seed catalogues is surely a requirement to be taken seriously as a gardener. Hoarding, after all, is the Australian way, isn’t it? At least it seems that way. Television programs from as far away […]

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Staking Plants With Bamboo Canes Is Green Wisdom

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Staking Plants With Bamboo Canes Is Green Wisdom

Anyone who has a garden knows that some plants only thrive when they are properly supported. Many garden centers carry metal and wire cages to use for this purpose, but a better alternative is using bamboo canes. Why Bamboo? Bamboo is a green material and is also a fully renewable resource. In addition to that […]

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