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Soap Bubble
DIY

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…

Homemade Drip Irrigation
DIY

A Quick Homemade Drip Irrigation System

Drip irrigation bring numerous advantages. The most important of all, it allows the moisture to be delivered straight to the roots, where the plants need it the most. This is much better than the traditional overhead watering, which doesn’t always…

Worm Tower
DIY

Making a Worm Tower

Many people choose to use worms to help in composting. Worms are very efficient and can help a lot, so it’s not surprising many gardeners choose to “employ” them to do some composting. However, as effective as they are, worms…

Garden Box
DIY

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…

Soil Blocks
DIY

Making Your Own Potting Mix Starter Blocks

Many people love to start their own seeds, often using the ones saved from the previous season. This is a good alternative to buying small plants already growing at the garden centers. Starting your plants from seeds can be fun,…

Hoophouse
DIY

How to Build a Simple Greenhouse

A greenhouse in the garden is a great way to get a head start of the growing season. This is particularly helpful if you live in such a climate area where getting some additional weeks and months is very helpful…

Raised Bed Trellis
DIY

How to Build a Garden Trellis

Trellises are very helpful in the garden. It’s a proven fact that a trellis can greatly increase productivity of a raised garden bed. A trellis allows all of the vining garden crops to spread, which means they can get more…

Low Tunnel
DIY

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…

Water Garden
DIY

How to Make a Barrel Water-Garden

Any garden, deck, patio or a terrace will look more beautiful with a small water garden. You don’t need much money or special equipment to make one in your home. In fact, it’s possible to make a beautiful mini water…

Homemade Watering System
DIY

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…

DIY

Building a Square Foot Garden II

Once you have your box ready, it’s time to add the soil. There is a great way to make a good potting mix that will benefit your plants: all you need to do is to add the right ingredients. Generally…

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