Category Archive: Gardening

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Apr 24

Build Your Own Potting Shed

          If you enjoy gardening and need a space to start your own seeds and fill containers and just putter with dirt in general check out the instruction for building this potting shed. I love that it is a potting shed with a small regular shed space combined. Instead of building two different structures this …

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Apr 23

Build a Homesteading Garden Harvest Trug

This step by step tutorial of how to build a homesteading garden harvest trug is a useful tool in the garden.   As you pick ripe fruits and vegetables as you walk through your garden, place them into the harvest trug. Cleaning your harvest before you enter your home keeps dirt and bugs outside. The small …

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Apr 23

Spraying Your Apple Trees For Natural Pest Control

     If you have an apple tree or multiple apple trees then you probably already know that apple trees can have many different pests. While you need some way to control the damage done by pests no one really wants to use chemical pesticides on edible fruits.HomeguidesSFGate shares homemade remedies you can use to fight …

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Apr 23

Build Deck Flower Planter Boxes

This step by step tutorial of how to build deck flower planter boxes is a simple weekend do it yourself project. Burst of colors will add a splash of springtime color to your outdoor entertaining space. These planter boxes can be used to display herbs and flowers on walls, under window sills or on deck …

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Apr 22

Benefits of Presprouting Gardening Seeds

As a homestead gardener it is so important to understand the benefits of pre sprouting gardening seeds so every planting achieves a full bountiful harvest. Give your flower, vegetable, herb and fruit seeds huge head start by sprouting them indoors. This method works especially well if you live in an area that has a shorter …

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Apr 22

Make a Gardening Hotbed To Get A Jump On Growing

This step by step tutorial of how to make a gardening hotbed to get a jump on growing uses the natural heat of animal manure to warm the soil. A hotbed is a pile of decaying organic matter warmer than its surroundings due to the heat given off by the metabolism of the microorganisms in …

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