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How to Make and Get Free Mulch

How to Make and Get Free Mulch - This article offers some great advice on the subject of mulch. It offers great ideas for items to be used as mulch. What I really enjoyed about this article are the many ways the author gets his mulch for free. There is only one thing better than mulching your plants and that's using free mulch to do it.

Your plants are surviving in the wild. They are subject to a harsh environment that involves incredible heat and cold, damaging UV rays and even pests. For a long time I was simply not interested in mulch. I had no …

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How to Grow Sweet Watermelons

How to Grow Sweet Watermelons - This is an article about growing sweet watermelons. You have to take some important steps in your garden if you are going to grow those delicious ruby red, sweet watermelons. Take some time to read this one and add these to your survival garden.

With summer on top of us there are certain parts of the garden that are about to be unleashed upon us. Things like corn and tomatoes come to mind and we all love these foods in the summer. There is …

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How To Build a Squash Arch

How To Build a Squash Arch - You can build many of these that provide a beautiful garden structures that produces amazing squash and won't break the bank! I will be doing this project this year as I am growing butternut squash for the first time.

In this article you will see how to build a squash arch and get more food per square inch than you would have without one, plus, they look amazing in any garden! The great thing about building a squash arch is …

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How To Grow Potatoes Off The Grid

How To Grow Potatoes Off The Grid - When living off the grid, potatoes should be a major storage crop grown in your garden. They’re not difficult to grow, taste delicious, and are packed with energy. Keep in mind that there are tons of ways to learn how to grow potatoes (some of which are easier than others).

Are you struggling with finding a food source that is sustainable, easy to acquire, an inexpensive to grow? If so, then consider growing potatoes. If you’re even a little familiar with gardening, you know that potatoes can grow pretty much …

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Starting a Gardening and Landscaping Business

Starting a Gardening and Landscaping Business - Once you get into the flow of thinking about business, you'll begin to see opportunities everywhere. The most successful entrepreneurs are those who are always open to seeing opportunity and then act on what's relevant.

Gardening is a growing thing. If you love gardening and would like to start a gardening and landscaping business, then this may be for you.  More people today than ever are interested in these things: Gardening Landscaping Foodscaping Agrihood & …

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DIY Brick Fire Pit on a Budget

DIY Brick Fire Pit on a Budget - This project is easy to make and because its made of brick it is a sturdy pit. You will have no worries about looters stealing the metal one.

Having a sturdy fire pit on your property is a great way to enjoy a fire during a BBQ’s, a family get together or just having drinks around it during a social gathering. Love it. Think about if the power goes out, this …

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How to Grow Tomatoes and Potatoes on One Plant

How To Grow Tomatoes And Potatoes On One Plant - I knew you could do this with certain trees and bushes, but not food. This post has made spring become more interesting. This process will save space and 1 plant 2 fruit is just pure awesome.

Use your garden space wisely this year, see how you can grow tomatoes and potatoes on one plant. This makes use of your valuable garden and growing space wisely. I knew you could do this with certain trees and bushes, …

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Landscaping With Food to Save Money and Live Healthier

Landscaping With Food To Save Money And Live Healthier -- It's easy to go crazy buying flowers and shrubs to add beauty to your landscape. Curb appeal is important, especially if you're planning to sell your home.  But by landscaping with food you can have a bit of both worlds: a beautiful lawn and food for the family.

It’s easy to go crazy buying flowers and shrubs to add beauty to your landscape. Curb appeal is important, especially if you’re planning to sell your home.  But by landscaping with food you can have a bit of both worlds: …

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Creating a Hidden Urban Survival Garden

The spring time is nearly here! Soon you will be looking out on pristine planted rows of gardens.

Gardens are responsible for bringing those crunch fresh peas in spring, those ruby red tomatoes in the summer and those delicious round squash in the fall.   If you spend lots of time creating a wonderful gardenscape in the spring you …

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How to Build a Simple Raised Bed

How to Build a Simple Raised Bed - This raised bed is model after the square foot gardening method. You will find that building your own raised bed is very cheap and easy to build. These little beds will change your gardening resume. I was growing food before raised beds but now I am growing multiple plants to excess.

Are you paying attention to your growing soil? There are a lot of things that can happen to soil in a short time. If you aren’t paying attention to the PH and the condition of your soil you might be …

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