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Tag: Gardening

Posted on 04/25/2022
3 Flower Garden Styles to Inspire Your Own Design
Designing a beautiful flower garden takes both planning and creativity. Choosing the right combination and arrangement of flowering plants might seem like a lot of work, but it will offer huge returns both in personal enjoyment and home value. With so many design possibilities, it’s hard to know where to begin unless you have a plan in mind....
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Posted on 04/18/2022
Baby spinach: Growing your own leafy greens at home
Of all the leafy greens you can grow in your home garden, one of the most rewarding is baby spinach. Growing spinach from seed is a simple process and perfect for small spaces. For more information on growing spinach, here is a basic guide to help: Supplies needed To grow spinach, you’ll need the following: Spinach seeds. While...
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Posted on 01/24/2022
Grow Your Own Food: Fruits & Vegetables for Container Gardens
Growing your own fruits and vegetables doesn’t require an expansive garden. In fact, there are many edible crops that grow very well in containers. You can even plant some of them together to achieve an eye-catching aesthetic while efficiently cultivating your own produce. Here are the 5 best edible crops for container gardens: Strawberries Strawberries are an easy...
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Posted on 01/10/2022
How to Build a Fairy Garden
Image by normwear from Pixabay Fairy gardens are miniature gardens either planted in containers or in part of an actual garden. They typically feature small plants and decorative materials depicting a tiny scene or living space for “fairies” or other small imagined creatures. Some are purely decorative, while others are interactive and meant to be played with. Setting...
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Posted on 12/20/2021
Why You Should Consider an Attached Greenhouse
Pergolas and covered patios are wonderful during the warmer parts of the year. While humans can bundle up and build a fire, even a covered outdoor space cannot protect your garden from harsh winter temperatures. If you're interested in finding ways to keep growing your veggies, flowers and other plants all year long, consider building a lean-to greenhouse....
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Posted on 12/13/2021
The Benefits of Growing Catnip
When you hear the word catnip, you probably think of the herb used in cat toys. Also called catmint, the catnip plant has many uses and helpful properties beyond exciting felines. Here are some reasons you might consider growing catnip in your garden: An Attractive Companion Plant One great way that growing catnip can benefit you and your...
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Posted on 05/09/2021
The Benefits & Allure of Dry-Stacked Stone Walls
Photo by Jeon Sang-O from Pixabay Did you know that the terraced retaining walls that were built by the Incas at Machu Picchu date all the way back to the 15th century? There’s a reason that classic landscape design elements like the dry-stacked wall have endured for centuries. Not only do they look great, but they are designed...
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