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Soil Bag Planting

Hi, loved the idea re: planting in a bag of soil.....I will do this....I have a very small yard(live in senior com.)and have all mulch around my porch and I want to plant some morning glory's, so...

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A Gardeners Tale of Woe...Chewy and Me

A Gardener's Tale of Woe..."Chewy and Me"

I'm sure a lot of you have seen the movie "Marley and Me", the story of the Grogan family and their wild and crazy lab retriever named Marley.  I read the book and saw the movie, and...

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Rabbits at last..at least for a while!

Rabbits at last..at least for a while!

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Meet Candy and Lala!  These 2 dutch bunny beauties belong to my kids' elementary school, but they will be taking their summer vacation at our house, (to give the science teacher a...

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Preview! Garden Show Extravaganza on the Garden World Report Show!

Preview!" Garden Show Extravaganza" on the Garden World Report Show!

Garden World Report presents, "Garden Show Extravaganza" with highlights from the San Francisco Flower and Garden Show, tour a succulent pavilion with award winning author, Debra Lee Baldwin, tour...

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Concrete Raised Garden Beds (Easy to build, and fairly cheap)

Concrete Raised Garden Beds (Easy to build, and fairly cheap)

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After years of having a regular garden, and with my wife not wanting to give up more yard I decided to build my first raised beds. But out of what...I wanted a bed high enough so that I could pick...

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Braiding Garlic

Braiding Garlic

Learn how to braid garlic in this step by step video with Christy Wilhelmi of Gardenerd.com. 

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Homegrown: A 21st Century Family Farm

"Homegrown: A 21st Century Family Farm"

I had to share this video with my gardening buddies...You probably already know of the Dervaes family, who has converted their 1/10th acre yard into a real family farm.  They grow 6000 lbs...

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Garden World Report: A Retiree Designs the Smiley Childrens Garden in Ohio!

Garden World Report: "A Retiree Designs the Smiley Children's Garden in Ohio!"

Some people do their best work during their "career years." Not so with Ohio Master Gardener, Louise Hartwig. An avid gardener, Louise Hartwig set off to accomplish her best work as a gardener during...

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Video: Building a Community Garden

Video: Building a Community Garden

A movie showing the construction of our newest community garden, from bare lot to happy gardeners. The Antonio Garden is Camarillo's first community garden.

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Plant Obsessions: Hydrangea Cultivars on Garden World Report!

Plant Obsessions: Hydrangea Cultivars on Garden World Report!

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Anna, known on the web as the "Flower Garden Girl" reveals the object of her garden obsession- hydrangea cultivars! Enjoy Anna's garden tour as seen on the Garden World Report show. What a collector...

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Composting in Winter

Composting in Winter

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My compost pile is far from my house. Besides, it's busy working, getting itself ready to use next spring. So rather than add to it all winter, or worse, not compost at all (impossible!), I use...

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Growing a Row for Foodbanks and Community Kitchens

Growing a Row for Foodbanks and Community Kitchens

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I first learned of the national Grow A Row program after a year of growing and sharing excess vegetables with the food bank.  I had always gardened and often had way more produce than I could...

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New at Gardening - Knowledge is a better garden

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I figured since the economy has been tanking for the past couple of years that I would try and cut corners every way possible. So I did. I got a pair of scissors out one sunday morning and...

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Your End of the Year Garden Checklist

Your "End of the Year" Garden Checklist

As the nights are finally getting cool down here, I am reminded of those end of the season duties we green thumbs all have to keep up with. Even if you aren't "turning in the gloves" and can grow...

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Invite vegetables and fruits into the landscape

Invite vegetables and fruits into the landscape

What is a vegetable? The Merriam Webster dictionary defines ‘vegetable’ as: “a usually herbaceous plant (as the cabbage, bean, or...

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Benefits of an Urban Herb Garden

Benefits of an Urban Herb Garden

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Our Herb Garden here at City Pastures on Staten Island, New York has provided us with many tasty and fragrant herbs this year. We planted the herb garden which includes sage, parsley, several...

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Re-Creting!  A great way to recycle old concrete

Re-Creting! A great way to recycle old concrete

Is your sidewalk so bad you want to walk in the street?  Does your patio look like a gravel pit? Those were mine with the 1929 bungalow I purchased in 2006.  I fell in love with the space...

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Raised Bed Pest Cover

Raised Bed Pest Cover

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If you have a raised bed garden, here's an "add-on" you can build to keep most pests from munching on your plants. You're basically building a "lid" that fits on top and inside your existing raised...

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Grow Food Not Fuel

Grow Food Not Fuel

Last Spring, I was so proud of my newly expanded flower garden area planted in a narrow strip along my driveway.  So much so that I decided to expand it all the way to the fence.   In...

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Border Edging For The Wine Enthusiast

Border Edging For The Wine Enthusiast

Merlot? Cabernet Sauvignon? Shiraz? Edging material? Some creative folks at the local community garden I volunteer for think so. The process is fairly simple. Fill empty wine bottles with common...

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