Category Archive: Gardening

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May 23

Backyard Ebb and Flow Hydroponics Project

This step by step tutorial of how to build a backyard Ebb and Flow Hydroponics do it yourself project is another step towards self sufficiency. Ebb and Flow (also known as Ebb and Flood or Flood Drain) is a form of hydroponics, the system is used for filling pots with an inert medium which does …

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May 20

Build A Raised Pallet Garden Bed On Wheels

         Learn how to make this gorgeous raised garden bed out of scrap wood, pallets and old shutters. If you have these already then all you really need to buy are the casters. If you don’t have them you could try garage sales or craigslist. I love the look of this while knowing it is …

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May 19

Rubbermaid Growing Containers for Small Garden Spaces

This step by step tutorial of how to create Rubbermaid growing containers for small garden spaces. With a few small steps you can create a deep gardening container that has spectacular drainage, great soil depth and good surface area. Don’t let your limited outdoor space stop you from growing fruits, vegetables, herbs or flowers. Having …

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May 17

Companion Garden Planting For Better Harvest and to Repel Harmful Insects

Companion Garden Planting For Better Harvest and to Repel Harmful Insects So, you are giving your plants all the proper nutrients they require; they are getting enough sun, water, and the care you bestow on them, but they still struggle to grow? Well, it’s about time you know about companion gardening. Some plants do not …

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May 17

10 Ways To Keep Weeds Out of Your Garden

This collection of 10 ways to keep weeds out of your garden suggests a list of creative options that can reduce the dreading homesteading chore of pulling weeds. There really is no need to use harsh chemicals to kill weeds and poison your soil. Growing your own fruits and vegetables in healthy nourishing soil is …

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May 15

The 12 Easiest Crops To Grow For First Time Gardeners

            Is this the year you have decided to try your hand at gardening or maybe its the first time you plant to try growing food instead of flowers. Some crops are a little easier to grow to harvest than others. Some are very prone to pest damage and can be discouraging even to long …

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