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Making a Strawberry Planter from a Pallet

Pallets are great to use for various gardening projects. They are cheap and you can easily transform them in various items you may need in your garden. Strawberry planters are a great way to grow your strawberries, but commercial planters…

Make Leaf Mold
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How to Make and Use Leaf Mold

Leaf mold is excellent compost made by letting only leaves break down over time. It is very easy to make so all gardeners and plant growers can make a good supply of leaf mold they can use in their gardens…

Low Tunnel
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Build a Low Tunnel to Protect Your Plants

There will sure come a time when you’ll want to get a jump start on the growing season or extend the existing one. This can be tricky, but there are some effective ways on how to do it. One of…

Repotting and Adding Soil
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Using Diapers instead of Crystals to Retain Water

An interesting gardening idea: instead of crystals, use diaper on the bottom of your pots to help retain the moisture. This is an unorthodox but very effective solution and it’s also more affordable than using commercial gardening products. Placing a…

Homemade Watering System
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Homemade Watering System

Keeping your plants watered when you go on vacation or leave the house for a while is always problematic. You either have to call somebody to take care of your plants or you need to invest into complicated equipment to…

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Building a Square Foot Garden I

Square foot gardening is a great way to organize your garden. It’s important to remember that this is not a new phenomenon. In fact, the term has been around since mid-1970s. Square foot gardening tends to be very popular because…

Luffa Gourd
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Making Luffa Sponges

Organic, ocean-grown sponges can be expensive. Even if you need to spend just a few bucks on a smaller one, it’s still money you can spend elsewhere. The truth is, you can get excellent, home-grown sponges for free from the…

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How to Build a Super-Effective Compost Bin

Composting is vital for gardening, especially if you wish to keep your garden fully organic. Composting is important for improving the fertility of garden soil and it will help your plants thrive. Composting also helps with moisture management. One of…

Garden Box
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How to Make a Garden Grow Box

With the warmer months approaching, you might want to think about growing some new plants in your garden. While gardening requires a lot of practice and experience, there are many things even beginner gardeners can do to improve their garden…

Raised Bed Gate
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How to Build a Removable Raised Bed Gate

Raised beds are great for your garden because they provide some protection from pests. These beds are too tall for small animals to climb, so they can’t reach your precious vegetables and other plants. However, larger animals can still reach…

Soap Bubble
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How to Make an Insecticidal Soap Mix

Some of the products used to combat pests can be made using household items. There are also some very old homemade recipes people still use to get rid of insects. One of them is a homemade insecticidal soap. This type…

Tomato Branch
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Build a Homemade Upside Down Tomato Planter

Growing tomatoes upside down is very popular with many gardeners. While there are certainly reasons pro and con for this type of gardening, it’s undeniable that many people want to learn how to grow tomatoes upside down effectively and to…

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