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How to Plant and Grow Strawberries in Containers

How to Plant and Grow Strawberries in Containers If you have ever tried to grow strawberries in your garden, you probably well know that the bunnies, squirrels and birds pretty much always get to them first. I tried my hand at growing strawberries in containers last year and I had great success. In fact, strawberries …

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Free Hot Water from Compost Wheelie Bin

Free Hot Water from Compost Wheelie Bin Compost piles do a great job of breaking down our organic waste and keeping our trash cans on the curb lighter with the benefits of organic matter to mix into our gardens. Although it does awesome things for our green footprint, it can do even more than you …

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The Best Shrubs To Grow For Privacy

The Best Shrubs To Grow For Privacy If you live a little too close to your neighbor and you are on a tight budget or maybe don’t want a 6 foot plain old fence, there are many other options available for you in the form of shrubs. Shrubs can grow quickly, they can get very …

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Pro Guide For Using Tap Water In Your Garden

Pro Guide For Using Tap Water In Your Garden “Using tap water for your garden, especially your food garden, can have some negative results. Many times, gardeners are forced to use the tap instead of catching rainwater due to their growing conditions, regulations on catching rain water, or inability to catch rainwater due to space …

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How To Harvest and Use Dandelion Roots

How To Harvest and Use Dandelion Roots Dandelion roots are best harvested from late fall through early spring, when the plant is dormant and has stored up energy in the root. So now is a perfect time to get harvesting. Some call these weeds, others think that are a pest of the garden world. Before …

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35 Unexpected Things To Add To Your Compost Pile

35 Unexpected Things To Add To Your Compost Pile Starting a compost pile is one of the best things you can do for your garden and the environment. Every piece of garbage that goes into the pile instead of the dumpster saves valuable landfill space and adds much needed nutrients to your soil. Once you …

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6 Ideas For Creating A Garden Privacy Screen

6 Ideas For Creating A Garden Privacy Screen “For most people who garden, it is a time of relaxation while being productive and a place to come and sit, enjoying the sight of the result of their hard work while having a cool drink and feeling the sun on their face.  If you live in …

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How To Rid Your Tomato Plants Of Common Problems

How To Rid Your Tomato Plants Of Common Problems If you are like me then gardening isn’t your forte, that’s OK though, I learn by mistakes and that’s why I am sharing this article with you today! … having a garden is a constant battle against nature, and there always seems to be something just …

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33+ Genius Uses For Old Garden Hoses

33+ Genius Uses For Old Garden Hoses Most people have some kind of hose lying around, or their parents do, or you’ll see them at garage sales and the local gardening nursery. Coiled and shoved into a corner somewhere to be used ‘just in case.’  With the overwhelming surge of people who are into reusing …

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8 Outstanding Gardening Hacks

8 Outstanding Gardening Hacks That Can Double, Triple & Even Quadruple Crop Yield Whether you hobby garden or grow a large, food source garden, getting as much as you can out of the space you have is the goal. Most people don’t have a lot of money to specialty items that claim to improve your …

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