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  • Photo of Fun DIY Projects To Spruce Up Your Garden

    Fun DIY Projects To Spruce Up Your Garden

    DIY projects can easily delve into almost any area where an artistic touch and a craftsman's handiwork would apply, but today we'll talk about a few fun DIY projects you can put together to spruce up your garden.

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  • Photo of 12 Organic Homemade Pesticide Recipes for Your Garden

    12 Organic Homemade Pesticide Recipes for Your Garden

    Enjoy Gardening Without the Pests  A big part of growing a successful garden is making sure that pests and insects don’t get to your vegetables before you harvest them. Unfortunately, most store-bought and conventional pesticides contain toxic substances that we spray onto the very same plants that we intend to eat in order to kill off living things that pose…

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    The Best Plants To Grow In Your Vertical Garden

    Have you always dreamed of having your own vegetable or herb garden but considered it impossible because of space limitations in your living environment? Perhaps you live in an apartment or another urban setting where gardening is seemingly not an option. Luckily, the concept of vertical gardening offers a simple, practical, and beautiful solution to anyone who feels limited from…

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    How to Build a Rain Garden

    Building a rain garden is the perfect way to combat the destructive nature of water runoff. Instead of standing water flooding your yard or overflowing sewers, by creating a rain garden, you’re putting the water to work for you. In this article, you’ll read about how to build a rain garden, including what materials you’ll need, where it should be…

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    How Do I Build a Raised Garden?

    Building a raised garden bed is one of those activities that you’ll wish you had done much sooner once it’s up and running. Flowerpots and planters are no substitute for the amount of food you can grow in a raised garden. By the time your garden is blooming with fresh fruits and vegetables, you’ll be ready to build the next…

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  • Photo of Grow Edible Sprouts in Your Kitchen

    Grow Edible Sprouts in Your Kitchen

    Sprouts are a valuable addition to any diet because they offer an endless abundance of health benefits. These wispy, tender little greens are not only delicious and nutritious, but are also surprisingly easy and cheap to grow right in the comfort of your own kitchen. Minimal tools, space, and effort are required to successfully cultivate these healthy, edible little plants.…

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    How to Start a Garden

    So you want to start a garden and don’t know where to begin? A great way to start gardening is deciding what you want to grow. Factors when deciding on what seed to buy may include what neighbors have in their gardens, foods you like to eat, what grows well in your area, and what you can realistically maintain.  The…

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    Getting pH Right is Essential in Gardening

    The right pH level is essential to growing a healthy, fruitful garden. pH affects what organisms and elements are able to be pulled from the soil, and it influences the nutrient intake of a plant. If your garden’s levels are off, your plants are not necessarily going to perish, but it won’t perform to its best ability. Colors of flowers…

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