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Gardening Basics

Three Dimensions of Plant Light

There are three dimensions (or qualities) of plant light. You will enjoy your plants more and you will be able to provide a much better care to them if you understand these lighting dimensions, types of plants grown and how…

Gardening Basics

Using Ollas to Help with Watering

If you wish to improve your gardening, consider using olla pots. These pots will make your gardening efforts more successful and rewarding. This is actually a very old, ancient method of gardening and it still proves to be very successful….

Healthy Soil
Gardening Basics

Understanding Soil Elements

Many gardeners do their best to keep their plants healthy and strong. However, one often overlooked aspect of good gardening is healthy soil. The importance of healthy, great soil can’t be ignored. Some people think it’s enough to simply add…

Attractive Butterfly
Gardening Basics

How to Attract Butterflies to Your Garden

Many gardeners want to attract butterflies, but it’s not always an easy task. In fact, it’s a very unique experience, because butterflies tend to be choosy. They look for certain conditions in the garden and they have very specific requirements….

Gardening Basics

Growing Plants with Straw Bales

More and more people choose to grow their vegetables and other garden plants in straw bales. Straw bales offer numerous advantages to all gardeners who wish to grow strong, healthy plants. While some people may say straw bales are an…

Garden Compost Bin
Gardening Basics

How to Make Compost Quickly

Many gardeners are familiar with compost. There are also many people who choose to make their own compost heaps. Compost can add great value to leaves so this is one important use for old leaves in your garden. Compost is…

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