• Winterize
    How to Winterize Your Garden

    Gardening doesn’t have to end with your final summer crops each year. Whether you live in milder winter regions or where the snow piles up high, there are so many different gardening projects available to fill the...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Do You Live in the UK’s Gardening Hotspot?
    Do You Live in the UK’s Gardening Hotspot?

    Do you live in the UK’s gardening hotspot? A new infographic from compost and growbag retailer Compost Direct has analysed the various components of successful gardening to establish where in the UK is best for green-fingered gardeners....

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • How to Improve Your Garden This Year
    How to Improve Your Garden This Year

    If you thought gardening was a fair-weather activity, think again. Winter is actually the perfect time to start thinking about how to improve your garden for the coming year. And there are plenty of things you could...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • 30 Blogs Detailing How to Create Your Own Backyard Herb Garden

    If you frequently cook with fresh herbs, you are probably well aware of how expensive it is to buy them at the grocery store. To save money and have a little fun at the same time, you...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Family garden
    How to Start a Family Garden When You Live in the City

    Gardening as a family cannot only help you reduce your carbon footprint, pass along the ideals of sustainable living to your children, and save money at the grocery store, it can also help you forge even stronger...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Cottage Garden

    August Garden Chores for the South   August is a good time to begin planning for Fall and next spring in the south – and these are things you too can begin to think about if you’re...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • An Orchard – Big or Small Is a Lovely Idea

    When we moved into this house we had an old apple tree, a whole bunch of crabapples  and an apricot tree on the property. Now the apricot was planted right outside the backdoor and every summer we’d...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Basil
    Basil, The Garden & The Fence

    I’m starting to get emails asking if I’m o.k. so I thought I’d a better post about my basil! Yes, I’m fine and I’ll give a personal update at the end of this post (I still have...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Saturday Pantry Suggestions

    How I came to stop preparing for emergencies and started living the Pantry Lifestyle… Have you wondered why I use the expressions Deepening the Pantry and Living a Pantry Lifestyle? Well, it came out of the years...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Flour and Dirt

    The sum of my days… and you will be thankful to know… never combined! I rarely get any computer time these days so my writing between now and after the wedding will be sparse. I may get...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Early Morning in the Garden

    I’m pleased with the progress of my garden, so far… even if it is not perfect. For instance… the row on the left side is what happens when one accidentally drops their packet of lettuce seeds while...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Saturday Pantry Suggestions

    Not only my ponderings but it seems my entire life has been wrapped around the lawn and garden this past week. It’s just that time of year when one is at the demand of nature and everything...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • The Edible Garden

    2nd Thursday – Gardening: Although I have quite a large garden, I have very little ground area that receives enough sun to accommodate growing fruits and vegetables. Therefore, I have to be creative.   I have incorporated...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • What Will My Garden Grow?

    Thought you all might like to see my tentative garden plan for this year. My husband built me two new beds which are great! They’re 3 ft wide and 11 inches high which is perfect. I can...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Gearing up for Garden Season in the City

    It’s wet out. Soggy, and not very fun working out in the garden. My husband likes it better than I do. But one thing I do love is taking the food from the garden and preparing it...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • How Breaking The Rules Helped Me Create My Dream Garden

    By Fran Sorin – I’ve worked on the same piece of land for a quarter of a century. It has been quite a journey. Magical, spiritual, and humbling. Scattered with failures and successes. When I began gardening,...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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