4 Gardening Items to Ask Santa for This Christmas

For many of us, old man winter has moved in, putting a damper on our outdoor vegetable gardening efforts. While many still continue to grow some herbs, lettuce, spinach and other cooler crops in either outdoor cold frames or on indoor window sills, colder weather also means the Christmas season[…]

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10 New Year’s Resolutions for the Garden

It’s the time for looking back and looking forward, the threshold of a new year. Gardening is an exercise in optimism, especially in the winter when everything is still possible. We check things off in catalogs and draw little circles on graph paper or the back of an envelope, asking[…]

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1000 Watt HPS Grow Light – Their Advantages and Disadvantages

Choosing the right grow light for a particular indoor garden can be a difficult choice, especially if a person is fairly new to the hobby. Many individuals that find success growing their own fruits, vegetables, and flowering plants in their home often find themselves expanding the size their garden over[…]

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4 Landscaping Tips

I spent a few years as a professional landscaper, and I wanted to make a brief list of some helpful tips that I learned. 1. Using pine straw mulch; One bail of pine straw mulch will cover about 25 square feet. When estimating how many bails you will need, simply[…]

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3 Steps to Your Own Organic Garden

One of the best and foolproof ways of getting some organic food for the cash strapped family is to grow their own. However, organic gardening means that you’ll not use synthetic pesticides or fertilizers. That said plants are not left to fend for themselves because there are an array of[…]

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