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Vegetable gardening for beginners

January 22, 2019 by  
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Growing your own vegetables can be a good way to get into gardening because you can see how well your vegetables grow in a very short time. To keep your vegetable patch healthy, here are a few essential tips. Space – Look at the places where you can grow your vegetables. Consider a space that […]

How to grow citrus fruit

November 2, 2016 by  
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Citrus fruits are a useful fruit to have on hand, as it is one that is used in many types of dishes and desserts throughout the year. Here are some handy tips on how to grow citrus fruit in your own garden. Firstly it is important to note that citrus plants are not hardy and […]

How to save money gardening

September 2, 2016 by  
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Growing produce in your garden can really help you stretch your household budget. As per the National Gardening Association on average a maintained garden that cost $70 will provide a $500 return per year. Here are some tips on how to save money gardening. Choose the right produce – Fresh produce that your family enjoys […]

Four pro tips for designing a beautiful rock garden

August 3, 2016 by  
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Rock gardens are creative and beautiful additions to any garden. If you are a first timer, it is best to start your project in a small section of your garden, instead of attempting to landscape an entire hillside. Here are 4 pro tips for designing a beautiful rock garden. Vary the size of your landscaping […]

4 Practical tips for garden pest management

July 27, 2016 by  
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Insects are a part of garden life and most often are beneficial partners in creating a healthy garden. However, some pests can detail a gardener’s best efforts, therefore here are a few practical tips for garden pest management. Give your plants room to breathe – Try your best to space your plants to give them […]

All you need to know about growing mint

June 14, 2016 by  
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Mint is a useful addition to any herb garden. Apart from the fact that this herb is flavourful and is widely used for savoury and sweet dishes, it is one that required little to no maintenance. If you don’t mind it growing in a larger space, choose to plant the herb on the ground or […]

7 Ways to Use ornamental grasses in your landscape

May 18, 2016 by  
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Ornamental grass can play a big role in your garden landscaping. You can use them as screens, accents, or focal points as they are a cheap alternative to purchasing expensive plants and garden dividers. Add Privacy – Growing tall grass groupings is a great way to add privacy to an otherwise busy neighbourhood. Choose tall […]

Top Books on Gardening and Flowers

May 5, 2016 by  
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By Samuel Phineas Upham If you garden, there will always be down time during the winter months. That’s a great time to compile a reading list. Reading gardening books may teach you new techniques, offer tips on arrangements or provide valuable information on what will grow in your area. Grab a strong cup of coffee, […]

3 common tomato problems and how to solve them

April 14, 2016 by  
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Every gardener faces problems growing tomatoes. The condition of your tomatoes are greatly dependent on the weather, but knowing what the problem is will help you deal with the issue more successfully. Here are 3 problems and solutions faced by gardeners, growing tomatoes. Question: Why do the bottom of my tomatoes turn black and soft? […]

How to compost

February 14, 2016 by  
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On average American household throw away 20% of their food. If these food scraps were used for compost most landfills would be lighter and our gardens would be greener. Here’s step by step guide on how to compost. Start by using an old plastic, metal or wooden container without a bottom. Your container should hold […]

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