Tag: Gardening

Posted on 07/31/2022
3 Things to consider before you build a greenhouse
If you want to build a greenhouse at home, there are many things to consider first. Everything from building materials, style and intended use is worth planning carefully before you start. Here are some of the main things to consider before you build a greenhouse: What you’re planning to grow A greenhouse gives you the chance to grow...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
Rain gardens: Design & benefits
When it comes to rain gardens, design matters for more than just aesthetics. Rain gardens are meant to serve an important purpose in capturing rainwater runoff, and both the plants and structure of the garden determine its effectiveness. To help you learn more about rain gardens, here are some key benefits and design elements to know: Why are...
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Posted on 04/24/2022
Here's why you should build a greenhouse
If you want to get the most out of their gardening regardless of climate, one of the best ways is to build a greenhouse. Greenhouses come in many styles and can be built to fit your specific needs. Whether you own a few plants or maintain an entire garden, here are some of the biggest reasons to consider...
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Posted on 04/10/2022
How to Prevent Erosion & Landslides by Gardening on a Slope
Planting anything on an incline might seem like more trouble than it's worth. However, if your yard has any slopes, you could be at risk for soil erosion and landslides. The best way to avoid them is to plant trees, shrubs or other plants on the slope to strengthen the ground. Here are some tips for gardening on...
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Posted on 11/07/2021
DIY Guide: Self-Watering Bottle Planter
If you’ve ever gone on vacation and worried about your houseplants not getting watered, a self-watering planter is a smart option. Unfortunately, many of these planters available to buy are expensive and hard to find. Luckily there are ways to make your own while recycling old items at the same time. Here are some tips for making your...
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Posted on 10/10/2021
Essential Flower Garden Maintenance Tips
To have a thriving flower garden, the work doesn’t stop once you’re done planting. All plants, but especially flowering plants, need ongoing attention and maintenance to get the most bountiful blooms and healthy plants. There are several things you can do to care for your flower garden to make sure it looks beautiful all year round. Here are...
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Posted on 10/03/2021
Upcycle Your Plastic Bottles Into DIY Plant Containers
People who want to live a sustainable lifestyle at home often begin by minimizing the amount of plastic that they purchase and use. For the plastic products in the home, there are many ways to recycle or even upcycle it to prevent it from going into a landfill. One creative way to reuse old plastic materials is to...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
Tips for Planting Your First Kitchen Garden
Planting a kitchen garden will teach you valuable gardening skills while helping you produce your own fresh foods. However, for beginners it might seem intimidating. If you're interested in planting your first kitchen garden, here are some tips to get you started. Start Out Small You may have seen many elaborate gardens trending online, but it's important that...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
Get Year-Round Color With These Gardening Tips
The dream flower garden is lush and colorful all the time. Unfortunately, it’s not a simple dream to achieve in reality. With so many plants all with different internal timers and environmental requirements, putting together a garden can be like a puzzle even for experienced gardeners. Luckily, there are ways you can plan and care for your garden...
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