Category Archive: Gardening

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Jan 29

Build a PVC Garden Grow Light System

This step by step tutorial of how to build a PVC garden grow light system is an inexpensive way to create an indoor seed starting area. Some seeds need that extra pampering of light, heat and careful watering before being transitioned outdoors. The cost of the PVC for the lightweight 48-inch-long frame is only about …

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Jan 27

Take a Peek at a Pedal Powered Tractor

Come take a peek at this pedal powered tractor that could be an amazing asset on any homestead with a large garden. This upcycled invention speeds up the tasks of seeding, weeding, and cultivating row crops and saves hundreds of hours of back breaking work on your knees. The prototype of this little tractor, named …

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Jan 24

7 Tips to Start Seeds in the Winter

These 7 Tips to start seeds in the winter indoors will give your garden seedlings a head start for spring. Are you an enthusiast motivated gardener who looks at your raised garden beds longingly ? Me too… ! By growing your own seeds indoors, you can control the quality of the seeds you plant.    Is …

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Jan 24

Simple Seed Germination Test for Gardening

This amazingly simple seed germination test for gardening will help you quickly determine if a seed is still viable (alive). You may have a collections old seeds from past growing seasons that may or have not been stored properly. Taking the time to do a simple germination test is always time well spent. If you …

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Jan 22

How to Plant Tons of Edible Annuals in One Hour

This step by step tutorial of how to plant tons of edible annuals in one hour in your garden will help you work smarter not harder. I thoroughly enjoy getting my hands in the soil, turning over the earth and encouraging plants to grow but my back can’t always handle being bent over for hours …

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Jan 16

DIY Self Watering Gutter Garden System

     This is a really cool way to grow your garden vegetables, especially if you live where there is not a lot of rain fall. You can have yours above ground or use the hybrid method and have it underground. This is really nice for small space gardening. It is not going to work for …

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