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Using an Old Rug or Carpet as Garden Mulch.

Using an Old Rug or Carpet as Garden Mulch.

If you're young and lazy, old and feeble, or just plain busy, you can reap a rich garden harvest on slim expenditures of time and physical exertion by putting a rug in your produce patch at garden...

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Edible Landscaping

Edible Landscaping

Get creative with your landscaping and vegetable garden design. Consider creating a series of decorative raised beds with wood-chip- or gravel-lined paths between. Check out photos of historic French...

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Get Ready For Spring!

Get Ready For Spring!

Though it is still cold and snowy outside in some parts of the country spring is right around the corner. Here in the deep south we are nearing the end of our winter as our traditional last frost is...

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How to Grow Organic Vegetables in a Vertical Garden

How to Grow Organic Vegetables in a Vertical Garden

Growing your own vegetables not only saves you money at the grocery store but also provides your family with fresher, better-tasting and more nutritious food. By controlling your food source you also...

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Plant a Strawberry Garden!

Plant a Strawberry Garden!

There is nothing more delicious than lush, flavorable, aromatic, home grown strawberries. Their grocery store cousins cannot compare. But home grown strawberries are not only delicious, they are also...

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Basic Urban Gardening Tips for Beginners

Basic Urban Gardening Tips for Beginners

Gardening doesn't have to be hard or even expensive, especially if you have the right tools. Which you obviously don't. So I'm going to share some secrets to help make your garden more successful...

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How to Understand Seed Catalog Terminology

The seed catalogs are starting to arrive in the mailbox, giving us a glimpse of spring to come. As gardeners, these are our winter dream books. They give us information about seed types as well as...

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Short Gardening Tips on Winter

Short Gardening Tips on Winter

As you probably noticed winter is here. Sean Bean couldn't say it better, so I will quote - "Brace yourselves". Brace your garden as well. You should've planted your bulbs already, January was your...

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{Best} Happy Christmas 2014 greetings

{Best} Happy Christmas 2014 greetings

Billions of people set ready to celebrate Christmas 2014 which will be on 25th December 2014. Christmas is celebrated all over the world in regarding with the birth of Jesus Christ. It's time for a...

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Benefits Associated with the Use of Trees and Vegetation in an Urban Environment

Benefits Associated with the Use of Trees and Vegetation in an Urban Environment

Planting trees and vegetation has several benefits, specifically in an urban landscape. Some of these benefits include the reduction of air contamination as well as the greenhouse gas combustion...

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4 Small Garden Ideas for a Splendid Apartment

4 Small Garden Ideas for a Splendid Apartment

Modern way of life has forced people out of nature as never before. Unfortunately, many of us live in flats and apartments in downtown areas and are unable to have gardens. But there are some small...

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Growing a Tomato Plant

Growing a Tomato Plant

Hi All   I am growing a tomato tree. It is producing tomatoes but the leaves are starting to turn yellow browny colour then they crumble.    Can anyone explain what might be happening and what...

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Frosted Greens

Frosted Greens

Our garden finally recieved it's first hard frost.  The frontyard green leaves are curled up tightly, which is a self-protective move, and dusted with white glitter. The wilted, sad looking leaves...

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Protect your garden from the cold weather

Protect your garden from the cold weather

Winter is coming and it is time to protect your trees and plants at your garden or your balcony against the cold, frost, wind. In fact, the sudden drop in temperature may suddenly stop the metabolism...

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 When and Why to Prune Your Trees?

When and Why to Prune Your Trees?

     Proper tree pruning is beneficial for your trees and shrubs and sometimes it is even necessary. However it is important to know when it is suitable to prune your trees, and why. Improper...

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Urbanite Raised Beds

Urbanite Raised Beds

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I started creating our backyard vegetable garden beds two years ago, using random materials that I found on our new property. Some rocks, bricks and pieces of wood were used to retain a couple...

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Increase Yield in Your Garden

Increase Yield in Your Garden

Who doesn't love the taste of a tomato right after it was picked from the garden and herbs picked right before they are used? Do you ask yourself often how to make sure your vegetable garden offers...

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How to Prune Plum Trees

How to Prune Plum Trees

People often neglect the importance of annual pruning and training of plum trees. Without these essential aspects of tree maintenance, fruit trees cannot develop proper shape and form. On the other...

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Benefits of Hiring a Pest Control Company

Benefits of Hiring a Pest Control Company

Dealing with unwanted pests at home is really annoying and time consuming. You can somehow deal with them during the daytime as they can be easily spotted. However, at night it is really difficult to...

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Can I heat my "lean to" greenhouse through an open window in my cottage?

I live in a small 2-roomed cottage in the Sierra Foothills of Northern California at @ 2500 ft elevation. I heat my cottage with a woodstove that is much too large for such a small space. Every...

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