Winter Herb Plant Care

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Winter Herb Plant Care When it comes to winter herbs I was hardly considering much that could be done to keep them viable all year long. It so nice when you run into someone who has this practice down to a science. After reading this article you will understand what types of herbs can overwinter …

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A Harvest Beyond Belief! An Amazing Way To Grow Sweet Potatoes

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Who knew you could grow sweet potatoes in such a small space, and with so much production! We love sweet potatoes. Over the past few years, they have become one of the staples of our diet. They are an incredible

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How to Make Firewood Logs from a Fallen Tree

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When faced with the rising cost of natural gas and oil, some homeowners decide to choose a more economical source of fuel: firewood. Nowadays, it’s become an abundant natural resource with all of the replanting initiatives around the country. If you have trees in your garden , it’s convenient and economical to make firewood from … Read more

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How to Remove Rust From Tools The Easiest Way

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Kevin and appeared first on Epic Gardening, the best urban gardening, hydroponic gardening, and aquaponic gardening blog.

It happens to all of us gardeners… We’re out in the garden: pruning, hoeing, clipping, thinning…and we forget to pick up a tool. This happened to me recently with my beloved Felco F-2 Hand Pruners, arguably some of the best pruners you’ll ever buy. They’ll last you a lifetime…IF you take care of them. Mine … Read more

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How to Keep the Hot Sun from Harming Your Plants

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How to Keep the Hot Sun from Harming Your Plants The first thing that comes to mind is the bolting of those delicious lettuces that grow in the early season. Once the sun of summer starts hitting those delicate lettuces they are either wilted in the heat or they rush to seed. Of course there …

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Too Much Rain in the Garden – Managing Wet Dirt and Waterlogged Plants

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Too Much Rain in the Garden – Managing Wet Dirt and Waterlogged Plants Sometimes spring can do some damage on your garden. Before I moved to raised beds I used to stand at the back door and look outside with a frown as small pools would begin to form. Even with collection of raised beds …

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The Ultimate Guide to Natural Pest Control in the Garden

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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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Succession Planting – How To Get The Most From Your Garden This Year!

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If there is one simple gardening method that can help feed your family consistently, its succession planting. Succession planting is all about sowing the right amount of seed to have plants to feed your family for a specific period of time. As

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Gardening With Children: 5 Tips To Get Them Outside

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Getting your kids into the garden is not always the easiest thing to do. Screens and air conditioning make the inside seem a lot more appealing than the outside. You probably already know the benefits of time spent in the yard and away from the couch, but how do we help our kids understand them? […]

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6 Off The Wall Gardening Ideas To Try This Spring

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One of the best things about gardening are all of the creative tips and tricks that gardeners come up with. As an old farmer, here are six that I’ve heard of and tested. Well, I’ve tested all but #1! I hope you enjoy these tricks. Let me know in the comments if you have any […]

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6 Perfect Plants For Your Window Boxes

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Window boxes are a popular choice for urban gardeners due to their small size and efficient location. But the options for what to plant window boxes can overwhelming to you, so we are here to help! Window boxes serve multiple purposes, from pure decoration and aesthetics to practical gardening. In this article, we’ll look at […]

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12 Gardening Hacks for New Gardeners

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With spring coming up in just a few weeks, it’s a great time to begin planning your garden. If you’re new to gardening, you’ll be glad to hear that there are many tips that can help make the process cheaper, easier, and more efficient. The great thing about the hacks in this article is that […]

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Winter Gardening: 13+ Tips and To-Do’s

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For a gardening enthusiast, there’s nothing worse than not getting out into your green space. If you’ve got a green-fingered calling, the winter can put the brakes on your passion and bring down your mood. Luckily, there are many ways to stay busy in the garden during the winter. How to Keep Gardening in Winter Prepare […]

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6 Ways to Keep Composting in Winter

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For many people, winter is about cozy open fires, slippers and huddling inside. Few people give much thought to their garden during the winter, let alone the compost pile. But composting in the winter gives your garden and soil a great head-start when spring finally comes. Read on for tips and hints to help you […]

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When is the Best Time to Water Your Garden?

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Being a new gardener is hard. There’s so much to learn — how to start seeds, how to care for your plants, how to prevent diseases…the list goes on. But would you believe me if I told you that one of the most common mistakes that new gardeners make is one of the simplest to fix? […]

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DIY Aquaponics Projects For Beginners

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Aquaponics is the fastest and most efficient way to grow lots of food in a small space. So why don’t more people do it? First of all, it’s a bit more complicated than planting and watering seeds. You have to set everything up properly, and you have to get fish and take care of them […]

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7 Gardening Mistakes That Could Ruin Your Harvest

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Lots of people are planting their fall gardens right now, so it seems like a good time to talk about gardening mistakes–the kind that could ruin your harvest and make all that digging and planting feel like a total waste of time. Of course, a failed garden isn’t the end of the world–you can just […]

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How We Prune Tomatoes For A Healthy, Productive Crop

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It’s hard to believe that the first week of June is nearly in the books! But as the temperatures start to warm up, and the garden begins to take off  – it means it’s time to start pruning our tomato

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20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips And Ideas

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20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips And Ideas Not everyone has green thumbs, I am one of those people. I have attempted to garden every year for about 6 years and every year I always mess up at some point. I take that as lessons learned and hope that one year I can have a successful food …

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Planting The Garden – 6 Big Tips To Get Plants Off To A Great Start!

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Garden season is here! Over the course of the next few weeks, millions upon millions of tomato, pepper, cucumber, zucchini and other vegetable plant varieties will make their way into gardens.  Getting your plants off to a great start is a

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How To Use Mulch In The Garden – The Secret To Weed Free Success!

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If you want to have less weeds, less maintenance, fewer headaches and more vegetables from your garden – then mulch in the garden is the answer! The list of benefits for utilizing mulch in the garden is long and powerful. It is a

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5 Great Gardening Tips for New Gardeners

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It’s nearly impossible to believe that in just a few weeks, we will be heading into our 6th planting season at the farm. That is of course if Mother Nature finally starts figuring out that planting a garden actually requires

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10 Incredible Heirloom Tomatoes To Grow!

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If you have ever bit into a thick juicy slice of a Purple Cherokee, or had the pleasure of devouring a beefy Brandywine tomato – you know what real tomato flavor is all about! Heirloom tomatoes simply burst with flavor – and

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The 3 Secrets To A Weed Free Garden

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If there is one thing that gardeners from around the world all dream about – it’s a weed free garden! Weeds are not only unsightly – but compete with the vegetable plants and flowers in your garden for the valuable minerals, nutrients and water

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101 Gardening Secrets The Experts Never Tell You

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Gardening seems simple enough. Plant seeds in the ground and water them, right? But if you’ve ever had a garden, you know better. Weeds constantly try to take over, plants don’t yield as much as you expect, blight wipes out one of your plants entirely, or all of […]

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