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  • Photo of 20 Most Essential Tips for Garden Maintenance

    20 Most Essential Tips for Garden Maintenance

    Follow these suggestions, and you may find maintaining your yard is not as overwhelming as you think.

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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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    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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  • Photo of The World’s Most Poisonous Plants and Flowers

    The World’s Most Poisonous Plants and Flowers

    Have you ever wandered around your backyard and saw a beautiful flower you’ve never seen before? Well, before you go smelling and touching this flower, it’s a good idea to make sure it’s not deadly! There are various flowers around the world that you should never touch or ingest. While these flowers may be nice to look at, they can…

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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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