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Gardening Basics

Additional Tips for Fall Planting

Planting in the fall offers numerous advantages. Above all, it’s the cooler weather, which can help many plants. As you probably know, there are many vegetables and other plants that do not tolerate hot weather, so planting in the fall…

Root Fertilization
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Deep Root Fertilization

Deep root fertilization is often recommended and very useful for your plants. However, many gardeners do it wrong. It’s not enough to simply inject fertilizer into the soil a few inches deep. It’s very important to do it correctly. Along…

Soil Quality
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How to Improve Soil Quality with Fertilizers

To understand garden soil, it’s important to know that the soil fertility largely depends on the bacterial activity. The greater the bacterial activity, the more fertile soil is. Other elements determining soil fertility are sun, water and food. It’s also…

USDA Florida planting zones
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Florida Planting Zones

If you wish to do gardening in Florida, it is important to know which plants can grow in Florida’s climate. This is why it’s so crucial to learn about USDA hardiness zones in Florida. Since Florida is very diverse in…

Gardening Basics

How to Make a Mini Greenhouse

There are many different ways to grow plants. One of the most effective methods is to use a greenhouse. However, not everybody has enough space or money to invest into a huge, commercial greenhouse. Luckily, you can make a small…

Peat Moss Bucket
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Peat Moss: Benefits and Disadvantages

People interested in gardening will probably encounter references to peat moss. Peat moss is very common in gardening so it is important to understand what it is, how it works and how to use it to make your plants thrive….

Gardening Basics

Many More Uses for Baking Soda

Baking soda (bicarbonate soda) is very effective and it can be used in numerous ways inside and outside of the kitchen. It can also help a lot in the garden and in the house. A great advantage is that it’s…

Gorgeous Lawn
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How to Have a Gorgeous Lawn

You’ve probably noticed that the grass or turf in sports stadiums always look gorgeous. It’s largely due to professional care. These professionals know how to take care of lawns that go through lots of stress during sports games. Despite this…

USDA Michigan planting zones
Gardening Basics

Michigan Planting Zones

Michigan state has numerous USDA planting zones. Generally speaking, the zones on the map are divided into 10-degree F segments (12 Celsius). The divide is done based on the average winter temperatures over a 30-year period. It is crucial to…

Gardening Basics

Money-Saving Gardening Tips  

Gardening can be expensive and time-consuming. If you are on a budget, it’s useful to know how to save some money for gardening without sacrificing the well-being of your plants. Gardening is a great hobby and can bring a lot…

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