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5 All-Natural Garden Fungus Treatments.

5 All-Natural Garden Fungus Treatments.

I’ve been gardening for more than 40 years. I’m particularly fond of vegetable gardening, although my wife is an avid gardener with flowers and decorative plants. Both of us, though, have confronted the challenge of various forms of fungus growing ...

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What You Must Do When Starting Your Herb Garden

What You Must Do When Starting Your Herb Garden

Herb gardens have been used since the beginning of humankind. Cultivation of herbs has occurred for millennia. Herbs are grown for flavoring, preserving, and medicinal uses. They are used as dyes and for ritual and worship. Herb gardens are grown ...

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Everything That You Need to Know About Off-Grid Insurance

Everything That You Need to Know About Off-Grid Insurance

Over the past decade, the desire for a simpler existence has become a popular lifestyle. Off-grid living in many forms is now the goal for many families. Each living situation in the off-grid style is different. However, living off the ...

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The Cheap Mini-Greenhouse That Makes Seed-Starting Easier

The Cheap Mini-Greenhouse That Makes Seed-Starting Easier

As a gardening blogger and writer, I probably shouldn’t admit this, but I don’t start seeds indoors. Living in zone 3, I should start most seeds in March or April. But April is always extremely busy at my day job, ...

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‘When Should I Pick It?’ — Vegetable Harvesting Essentials

‘When Should I Pick It?’ — Vegetable Harvesting Essentials

Every novice gardener has done it — picked too early or waited too long to harvest their vegetables. Even experienced gardeners have been known to let excitement get the better of them when they see that first tomato turning red ...

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Easy-Storage Garden Foods You Don’t Have To Preserve

Easy-Storage Garden Foods You Don’t Have To Preserve

Food preservation skills are an important part of homesteading. It’s wonderful to pop open a jar of home-canned tomatoes or enjoy your own frozen peaches when the garden and orchards are buried under two feet of snow. But let’s face ...

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Natural Rabbit Repellents For Your Garden

Natural Rabbit Repellents For Your Garden

I’m an avid gardener and prefer to do things the natural way. That being said, I spend a lot of time composting, planting heritage fruits and vegetables, and using natural ways to control insects. But while the bugs can be ...

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Test Your Garden Soil With This Easy Do It Yourself Kit

Test Your Garden Soil With This Easy Do It Yourself Kit

If you’re new to gardening, testing your soil might seem difficult. You could purchase a soil pH testing kit from a nursery or garden center, but they often come with a big price tag. And they aren’t always reliable. Another ...

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7 Smart New Years Resolutions Every Gardener Should Make

7 Smart New Years Resolutions Every Gardener Should Make

Are you making New Year’s resolutions this year? If so, consider making resolutions that could benefit your garden. Here are seven:   1. Use what you have Many people will say they want to have a garden but that they ...

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