Category Archive: Gardening

Anyone living anywhere can have some type of garden. Learn how.

Jul 23

Planting Late Summer for a Fall Garden

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Do you maximize your growing season by planting a late summer garden? In late June and early July I start seeds for my fall garden. Some I start in seed trays while others I start in three inch pots. I started bush cucumbers in the seed trays which I am now transferring over to a …

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Jan 25

Almost Time To Start Your Garden Seeds


It’s almost that time of year (depending upon where you live) to get your seeds started for your upcoming garden. There are many ways to do this including outside cold frames, inside seed trays near southern exposure windows, or indoor greenhouse trays with grow lights. You may not have the ideal situation, but there is …

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Nov 04

Recycle Cardboard and Newspaper As Garden Mulch

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You can turn a space into a garden plot, simply by utilizing a blanket of cardboard and/or newspaper. Yes, cardboard along with a thick layer of shredded mulch will do the tilling for you (You may also add and/or substitute several layers of newspaper). Come time to plant, the weed patch will be weed-free and …

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Jun 19

Container Gardening

Creativity is the mother of invention. People throughout the years have always found a way to garden if they wanted to bad enough, regardless of the topography of their property or their soil types. If you think about container gardening in a larger form, then gardening in raised beds might not seem as difficult. The …

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Feb 22

Greenhouses Don’t Have To Be Expensive

There are many options available to anyone wishing to grow their own produce. Not everyone has the perfect spot to put in a garden and others may have a problem keeping rabbits or other kritters out of their garden. My chickens free-range and love fresh produce so I had to fence my garden area. Before …

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Feb 08

Mastering the Carbon Cycle: Waste to Usable Soil

Man has been controlling the direction of the planet’s evolution whether intentional or not since the beginning of his creation. The carbon cycle which is tied to the weather is affecting global warming. This warm stability in climate has over the past 10,000 years allowed us to develop to where we are now in our …

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