Category Archive: Gardening

All posts related to gardening

Sep 17

A Victory Garden For A Family Of Five

This illustrated picture of a A Victory Garden For A Family Of Five on a plot of by 25 by 50 feet is a guide of how people grew a large garden harvest of fruits and vegetables on a small piece of land. Victory gardens, also called war gardens or food gardens for defense, were …

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Sep 14

How To Make A 2 Liter Plastic Bottle Fruit Picker

This step by step tutorial of how to make a 2 liter plastic bottle fruit picker on a stick is an amazing tool that will help you harvest your fruit orchard crop more safely. Apples, pears, peaches, nectarines, apricots, plums and a variety of nuts are great candidates to use this tool to pick trees. …

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Sep 12

How To Build Potato Growing Boxes

If you want to plant potatoes in containers, try building these boxes so you can add soil as the potatoes grow and then  when you are ready to harvest you remove the bottom most board and harvest that layer and then move up to the next board and reach in and harvest that layer. I …

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Sep 12

How To Harvest Sunflower Seeds

This simple tip of how to harvest Sunflower seeds will save you tons of time, effort and finger pain. First time gardeners will appreciate this old time wisdom and say “why did I not think of that”. Removing sunflower seeds that are firmly imbedded into the sunflower head can be a challenge.  This simple tip …

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Sep 09

Tips For A Lush Green Front Lawn

These tips for a lush green front lawn will help create an inviting green grass outdoor space for your family and pets to enjoy with less mowing, watering and work. Lawn maintenance can become less of a chore by working smarter not harder. Caring for a lawn seems very straightforward but there are some suggestions …

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Sep 08

21+ Stunning DIY Greenhouses You Can Make

If you are looking to build a greenhouse now so it will be ready for next spring check out these 21 different greenhouses for some inspiration. I think my favorite out of them is the  Recycled Materials Greenhouse, something about the style of that one does it. I would love to have a big greenhouse …

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