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Lawn Fertilizer
Gardening Basics

Lawn Fertilizer Tips

When you want to apply fertilizer to your lawn there are some rules you should follow to succeed in your efforts. Here are some quick tips on how to fertilize your lawn in a safe and effective way. Here are…

Gardening Basics

The Importance of Lawn Aeration

Lawn care is very important, but sometimes you might wonder how to go about it. For example, one of the most common questions is about watering. How much watering is needed and how often do you have to do it?…

Compost Bin
Gardening Basics

How to Make Compost II

Here are some additional tips on how to prepare and use your own compost for your garden. Making a Compost Bin: Fence The best bins for this purpose are circular fence or silo bins. You can find them in feed…

Plant Nutrients
Gardening Basics

Essential Plant Nutrients

Most fertilizers include all the important plant nutrients. There are three essential nutrients for your plants all fertilizers have to include: nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium (N-P-K, in that order). However, these “big three” are not the only nutrients your plants…

Garden Gloves
Gardening Basics

Preventing Garden Injuries

Working in your garden is exciting and fulfilling, but you need to take safety precautions in order to keep yourself safe. Without these precautions any garden work can be dangerous because of the numerous tools you use for gardening. Even…

Storing Seeds
Gardening Basics

How to Store Garden Seeds

Many people buy a variety of garden seeds every spring. They process to plant what they can in their garden and save the remaining seeds. These seeds often ended up wasted. There is a good question to be answered: are…

Pruning Shrubs
Gardening Basics

Pruning Basics

Pruning is very important for the plant care but many inexperienced plant growers are confused about it. They are not sure how to determine when and how to prune their plants. In some ways, pruning is an art and it…

Organic Soil
Gardening Basics

Tips on Improving Your Garden Soil

New gardeners often don’t understand how to make their soil great. They will observe other, more experienced gardeners, getting much better results and can assume it’s because these people simply “have better soil”. No. To get the most of your…

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