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Garden Cleaning and Composting Tips

When cool weather arrives it often makes your garden look a bit messy. Your plants are going dormant and your annuals are reaching the end of their life cycle so that are actually dying. Just because it is the end of the growing season it does not mean there is nothing for you to do […]

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Inspecting Garden Soil Conditions

When you are preparing your garden for planting you need to have a good understanding of your soil. This is true whether you are planting a vegetable garden or if you are planting ornamental flowers. Understanding your soil conditions are just as important as understanding your climate when you are selecting your plants. Some plants […]

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Keeping Color in the Flower Garden for the Full Season

Many flower gardeners give up on color and texture in their garden during the final parts of the summer. In particular are those gardeners who concentrate upon using perennials almost to the exclusivity of any annual plants. It is easy to understand the desire to use just perennials. You only need to plant them once […]

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Get Garden Ready for Spring

After winter when the weather starts to warm up everyone wants to be outdoors and get started with their gardening. The time and work you put into your garden at the beginning of spring has an impact on your entire growing season. Getting started with your gardening preparations a bit earlier than your neighbors, as […]

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Clearing Garden Debris

The onset of spring is the perfect time to begin preparing your garden to look great once again. During spring, tree branches can be trimmed to enable new ones to sprout out. It is amazing how much waste can be generated when undertaking a garden clearance exercise, simple garden maintenance jobs like lawn mowing, weeding […]

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Watering the Garden during Winter

Watering a garden during the winter, especially in areas that don’t see an abundance of snow fall, during certain months can help their current and future plants flourish. For some areas January and the February months are more dry with the lack of snow. With the lack of moisture in the soil and the atmospheric […]

Veggies

Winterize a Vegetable Garden Last Harvest

Winterizing your vegetable garden should begin with your last harvest. Your last harvest should be taken when the first frost happens. Timing of your last harvest will naturally depend on the area of the country that you live in but the procedure is basically the same. The amount of work you will have to do […]

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Create a New Garden Bed Without Digging

The next time you pay a visit to one of your friends with a garden, you should be mindful of the fact that there is a little effort that goes into it. The reasons why they continue to work at their garden is because it helps them eat better and save money on their grocery […]

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April Gardening Tips Vegetable Garden

April is one of the times during the growing season when you should be planting your cool season vegetables. April is still early in spring and there are a number of great tips you should take to heart and keep in mind throughout the month. The growing opportunities you have in April are limited by […]

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Winterize a Vegetable Garden Shutting Off Water Sources

Winterizing, or preparing for the cold winter months, is an important part of having a vegetable garden. The winterizing process has a number of steps. You will want to save some seeds toward the end of the growing season and complete your final harvest. After this it is time for mulching and planting any cover […]

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