Category Archive: Gardening

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Mar 28

Grow Your Own Pepper Seedlings

      If you like to grow peppers why not start them from seed indoors instead of buying the plants from the garden center. This is a great way to grow loads of peppers for a lot less expense. I know buying garden plants can really add up so I try to start as many as …

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Mar 28

Ways to Control Squash Bugs in Your Garden

Here is a collection of ways to control squash bugs in your garden that have a mission to destroy your vegetables. Squash bugs attack squash, pumpkins and even cucumbers. The most important times to control squash bugs are when the plants are young seedlings and when they are flowering. Squash bugs become active in warm …

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Mar 27

Jump start Spring By Forcing Flowering Branches To Bloom Indoors

If you are like me you most likely are very tired of winter. If you have access to any shrubs or trees that flower in the spring, you can cut a few stems of buds and bring them indoors. Once inside you can force the buds to go ahead and open so you can have …

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Mar 26

How to Build a Homesteading Gardening Broadfork Tool

This step by step tutorial of How to Build a Homesteading Gardening Broadfork Tool helps deep tilling your vegetable and flower gardens. It is almost effortless because you are using your body weight to insert and maneuver the tool instead of your back and arms. To produce the most fruits and vegetables, your soil needs …

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Mar 24

How To Start Garden Seeds Like A Professional

      Learn the secrets that greenhouse professionals use when starting their seeds and have much better success in your own seed starting. They will tell you how to make your starting mix so that it is not susceptible to developing a hard crust that is very hard for seedlings to break through and also how …

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Mar 23

Best Shrubs To Plant for Privacy From Neighbors

Here is a great list of the best shrubs to plant for privacy from neighbors with an added bonus of being low-maintenance and high impact long lasting color plant that provides a dense foliage living wall. Even a living growing line of shrubs can act like a fence…. good fences make good neighbors. Shrubs grow …

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