Gardening

Gardening ideas for growing fruit and vegetables, herbs, and flowers.

February in The Vegetable Garden

February in The Vegetable Garden

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Here is a short list of vital jobs to be doing in the vegetable garden during February.
A Simple Calendar for Your Garden

A Simple Calendar for Your Garden

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Here is a basic calendar of the essential jobs you need to do each month to ensure your garden is both attractive and productive.
Winter Care of Trees and Shrubs: Prevent Cold Weather Damage

Winter Care of Trees and Shrubs: Prevent Cold Weather Damage

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If you live in a cold-weather zone, you know that winter can be hard on garden plants. Here are tips for protecting your valuable woody plants. Watering: Good winter care starts with thorough watering in the...
Plant 100 Bulbs in 30 Minutes

Plant 100 Bulbs in 30 Minutes

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Every fall intrepid gardeners ponder their properties and plan for the new year. Or, more likely, every spring property owners drive about and jealously wonder why they did not plan ahead for beautiful spring...
The Lavender Lady

The Lavender Lady

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At lavender harvest time, you still can seen ladies with big baskets on their arms walking the streets of old Europe. Their baskets are filled with intriguingly scented fresh lavender stalks nicely bundled, and...
Outdoor Living Space

R&R in The Great Outdoors: 3 Ways to Transform Your Outdoor Living Space

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Dreaming of a private, well-appointed outdoor space where your family and guests can relax while enjoying nature? Consider how these other suggestions might also help put those wheels in motion.
Growing Food

Grow Food from Kitchen Scraps

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It does not matter whether you put your kitchen scraps in the compost or the bin, did you know that you could grow many of your favourite fruit or vegetables from those scraps. Indeed,...
Container Gardening

28 Tips for Container Gardening

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Tips an ideas to get the most out of container gardening. ♦ Brighten up a corner by putting a small clipped box bush in a wide clay pan and surround it with enough thyme plants...
Herbs for The Kitchen

Herbs for Your Kitchen Garden

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If you have decided you want to create your own kitchen herb garden, you must first decide on what herbs to grow in it. Once you have done that you can start preparing your...
Growing Basil

Growing Basil Indoors During Winter

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Just because it's the winter season doesn't mean that you have to stop growing your basil. Moving your favorite herb indoors and continuing its growth can be easy and even more convenient. Let's take...

Citron, Orange and Other Citrus Houseplants

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Fruits look so good that are irresistible. Further their leaves shine in the sun and the flowers radiate a sweet and seducing scent. The citric are one of the most ornamental and fascinating houseplants....
Sunflowers

Honey Bees Love Sunflowers

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This year we planted several different varieties of sunflowers. The colors were just amazing, from an almost neon yellow to a deep autumn red. One thing they all had in common though, was the...
Sunflowers

Sunflowers – What You Thought You Knew

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The long tale about the sunflower plant also known as "Helianthus Annuus" is without a doubt very fascinating and proves to have a long diverse history. The wild sunflower is now home to North...
Microgreens

Grow Microgreens at Home

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Microgreens,  highly dense nutrient packed little greens. They are the seedlings of vegetables or herbs and harvested after the cotyledon leaves have developed. At time of harvest, it has fully developed cotyledon leaves and...
Gardening

Bombs Away with Seed Bombs

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Seed bombing has been popular in urban areas for some time. But the idea is applicable for other areas as well. What is seed bombing? It's a fun, easy, and environmentally friendly way to...