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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…

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How to Make a Sub-Irrigation Planter

In case you are tight on space but you still wish to grow vegetables, it’s best to used SIP – sub irrigation planters, also known as self-watering containers. This is a very cheap and effective method that will save you…

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…

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Gardening Tips and Questions  

There are some common gardening tips and tricks people want to know about. They are ideal for new gardeners who are only learning the skills and what it takes to grow magnificent garden. Also, they might be a useful resource…

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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…

Saving Water
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Tips on Saving Water

Water is important for growing a rich, lush garden. However, water restrictions are a common occurrence these days, which can negatively affect your gardening. Frequent droughts and water restrictions make a problem for all people who want to maintain that…

Starting Seedlings
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Seed Starting Tips

Starting your plants from seed is not always easy. You need to know how to plant the seeds and care for the new seedlings. Not to mention you should also know how to transplant your seedlings, plant and grow the…

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…

Compost Dirt
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Learn About Garden Soil: Amendments

After familiarizing yourself with soil texture and soil structure (and ways to test them), you can learn more about how to amend your soil and improve it. It’s important to understand that soil amendments are not fertilizers, even though some…

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…

Soil Health
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What Makes a Good Garden Loam?

You will often read about special soil requirements for different plants and gardening needs. Reference is often made to different types of soils, such as “ordinary garden loam”, “good soil”, “good garden loam”, and the like. These terms can be…

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