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Save Water and Even Fertilize Your Plants at The Same Time

Many of us are trying to be environmentally conscious these days and water conservation is part of that. If you are like me and have a number of plants to water, there are several ways you can accomplish that task while saving water at the same time.

Simple Seed Storage Tips

For the home gardener, saving your own seeds is a beneficial practice. Not only does it save you money, because you're not having to purchase new seeds every year, but you're also ensuring a bit or survival safety if things every get really bad and you need to rely on the fruits and vegetables you grow as a source of food for survival.

History and Health Benefits of Heirloom Carrot Seed

Carrots have not always been the color we associate with them today. Read more information about their history and uses throughout the ages, as well as their health benefits.

A Guide for Beginner Gardeners

Have you ever wanted to make a salad from vegetables you grew yourself? Now is your time to shine and grow like a pro with a few tips to get you started.

The Beginner’s Guide to Bulb Gardening

The guide will help explain what a bulb is and walk you through when and how to plant each type. You can also scroll through to see what hardiness zone you are in. Knowing your hardiness zone can point you in the right direction to the perfect flowers for your garden. Happy planting!

Top 10 Environmental Benefits of a Natural Lawn

Faced with a brown lawn during summer dry spells and winter, when lawns naturally go dormant, some homeowners have made the switch to synthetic turf. However, before considering this expense, take into account the many benefits that a natural green space provides.

3 Vegetable Seeds That Have a Large Yield Per Seed

If you had room to plant only three vegetables, what would they be and why? I was recently asked this question by a friend. Before I get into what I would grow let me address why I would grow the ones I did choose. If I only had space for three vegetables I would make sure I first grow something that has a high yield and second, make sure I am growing something that I and my family would enjoy eating.

Pruning Tomato Plants – A “How to” Guide

Learn how to prune your tomato plants in order to get the best yields ever!

Make Your Own Quality Potting Mixture

Commercially made potting mixtures are relatively cheap these days. They contain a unique blend of materials for holding plant roots and carry nutrients the plant needs for growth and sustenance. The downside is they often rely on inorganic materials and synthetic fertilizers.

How to Create New House and Garden Plants By Using Stem Cuttings and Rooting Hormone

How to use stem cuttings to grow new plants for your home and garden.

5 Common Home Vegetable Garden Terms and What They Mean

You have probably heard a lot of terminology being floated around in your vegetable garden. Here are five popular ones that will look familiar to you and what they mean.

How to Select Garden Tools

Here's a list of the most important tools that you'll need to begin your work at the garden.
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