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    Tips for Watering Your Garden

    Knowing when to water your garden and how much water it needs can save you time and money. Of course, the plants are also affected in a positive way when the gardener knows the best time to water. Assuming there

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    Apartment Gardening Tips – How to Choose a Balcony Planter

    Often, space is at a premium on an apartment balcony. But if you want to try apartment gardening, there are plenty of space-saving options for growing plants on a balcony. The key is to get as many plants up off

  • When to Plant and Harvest Vegetables

    Vegetable Planting Guide – Learn When to Plant & Harvest Vegetables

    Knowing when to plant your fruits and vegetables is extremely important to achieving a healthy harvest. After you’ve selected what you want to grow in your garden, use this helpful guide to determine the optimal time to plant and harvest

  • Video: Create a Garden Workspace

    Video: Turn an Unused Area into a Garden Workspace

    If you love to garden, you probably wish you had a dedicated area where you could repot and prune plants, clean garden tools, and keep your gardening gear handy. We’ll show you how, in just a few steps, you can

  • How to Make Compost

    Making Compost – What Items to Use

    Now that you know why you should compost, you’re going to need to know which materials to use. Since not all leftovers can be used, we’ve put together a handy list to show you which items can and cannot be

  • How to Compost

    How To Compost

    Now that you know which items to compost, you’re ready to learn the steps involved in making compost. To achieve the real benefits of composting depends on how much organic waste you have, how fast you want the results and

  • Composting 101

    Composting 101

    Why Compost? When waste is not composted, it will end up in a landfill or incinerator, neither of which is environmentally-friendly or economical. Due to a lack of oxygen, landfill waste breaks down slowly and releases methane gas and acidic

  • How to Make a Rain Barrel

    How to Make a Rain Barrel in 5 Easy Steps

    Recycling rain water is easier than you think. In the past, if you wanted to capture rain water, you just put a bucket out in the yard and waited for it to fill up. Of course, if it was raining

  • Container Gardening Recipes

    Container Gardening Recipes

    Small space container gardening recipes that are easy to make and taste great. Fruit Mint Salad Dressing Ingredients: 1/4 cup orange juice concentrate, defrosted 1 tbsp white wine vinegar 1/2 tbsp sugar 1/2 tbsp olive oil 1/2 tsp grated orange

  • Container Gardening in the Shade

    Container Gardening In the Shade

    Perhaps when you were landscaping your yard you wanted to create a lot of shade to offset hot summer days. Now that your trees are mature and providing that much-needed shade, you might not know what your options are for