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The 15 Best Container Vegetables To Grow

The 15 Best Container Vegetables To Grow One of the most asked questions I get is, “What vegetables can I grow in containers?” I get asked this because quite a few of us can’t garden because we rent or live in an apartment and only have a small balcony or patio. The simplest answer is; …

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How To Grow Fruit All Year Round

How To Grow Fruit All Year Round Eating fruits help provide nutrients that our body needs but growing them at home is another story. Having fruit trees right in our backyard adds physical activity to our daily routine and also gives us more control over the chemicals that get into the fruits. However, not a …

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How to Plant and Grow Strawberries in DIY Containers

How to Plant and Grow Strawberries in DIY 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, …

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The Best Frugal Gardening Ideas on the Internet

The Best Frugal Gardening Ideas on the Internet Everyone knows that growing your own food is the best way to save money on groceries…but few stop to consider how expensive it can be to get started with a garden. There’s a lot more to it than just dumping a handful of seeds into a hole …

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How To Protect Cucumber Plants From Beetles And Powdery Mildew

How To Protect Cucumber Plants From Beetles And Powdery Mildew It should come as no surprise that when we plant food other creatures want to eat that food, too. These could be furry creatures or miniscule ones. Just the other day I spotted a little bunny roaming my garden and my immediate reaction was to …

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The Ultimate Guide to Natural Pest Control in the Garden

The Ultimate Guide to Natural Pest Control in the Garden When you read a title like this sometimes you think you are going to get a concoction to spray on all of your plants and all of your bugs to keep them away. The truth is you should have an understanding of what types of …

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DIY Automatic Garden Watering Buddy

DIY Automatic Garden Watering Buddy With the warmer weather already here for a lot of the US, the time has begun to start watering your lawns, plants and vegetables. I am the first to admit that I have just plain forgot to water and I know millions of us do too. With this DIY automatic garden …

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How to Make a Better Strawberry Pallet Planter

How to Make a Better Strawberry Pallet Planter Oh, how I can’t wait to build a strawberry planter this spring! If you have the tools on hand, this whole project could literally cost you nothing! There are many places you can find pallets for free. Just make sure they are heat treated (HT) and safe …

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Mid June Garden Planting Guide

Check out this Mid June Garden Planting Guide. It’s mid June and you haven’t planted your garden yet.  It happens to all of us some years.  Or maybe you have had some crop failures, seeds planted weeks ago that never germinated.  The bugs or snails may have eaten a few plants to the ground and …

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How to Save Seeds For Optimal Vitality

How to Save Seeds For Optimal Vitality One of my biggest goals in self reliance is to have a garden in full bloom that was created from the seeds of the previous season. I feel like getting efficient with this process  is such a huge part of finding true food independence. I don’t want to …

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