Category: Gardening Tips

Leaving a Garden

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Leaving a Garden

One of the problems creating a garden is the possibility that one day you may end up leaving it. While you can soothe your sentimental disappointment knowing that it’s been a labour of love it can be quite heartbreaking to walk away from plants that you’ve spent years tending. And the likelihood that those plants […]

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DIY Greenhouse Shouldn’t Be This Easy

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DIY Greenhouse Shouldn't Be This Easy

When Jennifer Squires and her boyfriend wanted to build their own greenhouse who could have imagined how easy and beneficial the process would be. With hoarded windows from a prior build, recycled shower doors for the roof and an end-of-the-pile deal on timber the rest was just a little ingenuity and raw effort. You can […]

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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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