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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…

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Homemade Cages for Tomatoes

Tomatoes are among the most popular plants with home gardeners. They are easy to grow and they produce tasty fruit many people love to eat. There are many different ways to grow tomatoes, and every gardener has a different system….

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How to Make a Raised Bed Garden

Raised bed gardens are among the most popular types of gardens. They are practical and you can use them to grow many different types of plants (including vegetables). Raised beds are particularly great for those who only have a limited…

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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How to Build a Hanging Herb Garden

Those who like to grow herbs know how tricky it can be to organize an herb garden. On one hand, herbs can be easily grown almost anywhere, even on your kitchen window. On the other, it does take some organization…

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 Make a Potting Mix

Making your own potting mix can save you a lot of time and money. Not to mention you will be able to provide your plants with a god mixture ideal for their needs. Also, making your own potting mix ensures…

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…

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…

Greenfinch protecting food
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Small DIY Garden Projects

Many people love garden decorations and would love for their garden to look stunning. Unfortunately, most of these design items are very expensive. Even if you’re crafty and wish to make decorations yourself, large garden projects will take a lot…

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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…

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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…

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