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An Introduction to No-Dig Gardening

The idea of no-dig gardening was developed by an Australian named Esther Deans. It was originally both developed both as a labor saving idea, and a method to rejuvenate badly depleted soil in a vegetable garden. The process involves starting with layers of newspaper, and by adding lucerne hay, straw and compost in succeeding layers, […]

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Growing Tomatoes in Containers

Growing Tomatoes in Containers- Why to do it? One of the biggest reasons that people convince themselves that gardening isn’t for them is because they’re lacking a spacious yard.  However, due to a trend where people have started growing tomatoes in containers inside their homes, that is no longer a problem!  For example, growing tomatoes […]

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Stop Weeds Fast

Stop weeds before they attack your garden Although everybody has their own techniques, methods, and beliefs about how gardening should be approached, there is one thing that there seems to be a general consensus on: weeds are bad.  They strangle out the plants you worked so hard to nurture and grow, and are generally unappealing […]

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Mint: Learning About Herbs

Mint – The Basics Mint herbs are one of the most common herbs, found in foods from appetizers, to desserts, to beverages.  They belong to the Mentha species of plants, and actually include many different varieties.  The most well known in North America would be peppermint and spearmint, and are used incredibly often in flavoring […]

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Picking the Best Mulch for Your Garden

The Best Mulch: Why it’s so important Picking the best mulch for the type of garden you have is one of the most important aspects of growing your plants the most successfully, but it is also a step that most ignore, or don’t even realize is important!  Mulching is when you spread a surface of […]

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Planning your Organic Garden

Organic Garden – Sounds like a dream, doesn’t it?  Fresh vegetables and herbs just a few steps away from your kitchen.  An organic garden does not have to stay a dream, or become a nightmare.  IT can be a reality with some simple planning. Organic Garden Takes Some Planning Organic gardens can take over your […]

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Three Manageable Ideas for Successful Basket or Pot Gardening

Pot Gardening Offers Many Conveniences. If pot gardening is something that you think you’d enjoy, then this article is for you.  Below are some methods for setting up a great hanging basket or pot this summertime.  When getting started with pot gardening, the foremost thing to keep in mind is to make use of a […]

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