Category Archive: Gardening

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Jul 30

Build A U Shaped Raised Garden Bed

How to build a U shaped raised garden bed. This is a nice tutorial and pictorial for building your own raised garden bed in a u shape. I like this shape better than two raised beds because you also get to plant in the one end which you don;t have in two separate boxes. This …

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Jul 29

Gardening In Drought Water Saving Tips

If you are trying to garden and your area is in a drought here are a few tips that may help your garden while conserving water. For tomatoes you can poke holes in the bottom of an empty milk jug and dig a hole next to the tomato plant, put the jug down in the …

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Jul 27

Setting Up The Earth Box Container Gardening System

If you want to raise a few vegetables but don’t have ground space or maybe you really don’t want to put a lot of time and effort into gardening. But would still like to have some fresh veggies in the summer. You might really like the Earth Box, it is a pretty neat way of …

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Jul 26

Natural Ways to Get Rid of Powdery Mildew on Garden Plants

These natural ways of how to get rid of powdery mildew on garden plants will help your plants thrive. If you have been a victim of powdery mildew on your plants and are looking for easy solutions which are guaranteed to work against the issue, then you have landed on the right page. The information …

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Jul 25

Cattle Panels With Doors And Tarps To Keep Critters Out And Protect From The Sun

Check out these cattle panel arches with doors that help to keep all the animals out of the garden, they have removable doors to make harvesting and weeding easier. With the arch above some of the plants that need support get it like the asparagus in the picture and also the arch above the garden …

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Jul 24

Adding Coffee Grounds For Acid To Your Blueberry Bushes

If you have blueberry bushes or are planning to grow blueberry bushes, here are some interesting tips of growing them. Blueberry bushes need to have some acid when growing so acid needs to be added and worked into the soil around the base of the bush every couple of years. Some folks buy acid to …

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