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Gardening Basics

Gardening Basics

Homemade Heating System for Seedlings

Consistent, even soil temperature is vital for the wellbeing of your seeds and seedlings. Good temperature is important for more reasons than simply getting a jumpstart on the season in the early spring. It can improve the condition of your…

Seedlings Common Chickweed
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Common Seedling Problems

Many people choose to start seeds indoors. There are many advantages to this method. However, there are also some common problems you might encounter. It’s important for all beginner gardeners to know about these potential disadvantages before they try to…

USDA Planting Zones
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USDA Planting Zones

The USDA Plant Hardiness Zone map is an important resource for all gardeners. This is a reference you should consult when choosing plants for your garden. It is crucial to pick only those plants that can grow in your climate,…

Watering
Gardening Basics

Best Ways to Fight Droughts

Droughts can be a huge problem with gardening. It’s often difficult to water your plants properly if there is no rain. Luckily, there are some methods you can use to avoid droughts. They are very useful for preventing your beautiful…

Hose watering
Gardening Basics

How to Water Your Plants

Watering your plants is very important because it ensures their survival. However, it’s very important to know how to water – improper watering techniques can do more harm than good. In some cases, improper watering can damage or even kill…

Gardening Basics

Quick Gardening Tips

There are many ways to save money in the garden, as long as you know tips and tricks. Gardening can be very rewarding, but it’s also expensive, so it’s always good to know when to save a bit. Also, these…

USDA California planting zones
Gardening Basics

California Planting Zones

California is complex when it comes to climate. In order to make a successful garden with healthy and thriving plants, it is important to know your specific USDA hardiness zone that is present in your local area. One thing to…

Attracting Pollinators
Gardening Basics

How to Attract Pollinators to Your Garden

Attracting beneficial bugs and other insects to your garden is an essential part of growing vegetables, fruits and herbs. In order to make your garden successful, you need to attract beneficial insects. These insects are responsible for pollinating the flowers…

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