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A Basic Introduction to Berry Gardens

Fresh berries and berry products are delicious, but also expensive. Here are a few tips for planting your own berry garden so that you can enjoy these succulent treats year after year.

Preparing Your Outdoor Plantings

For those of us who enjoy gardening, getting outdoors and planting in the spring is a very enjoyable task. Find out the best ways to prepare for spring plantings to ensure great results all summer long.

Why Knowing Your Soil Makes the Perfect Lawn Child’s Play!

Soil is the foundation of a lawn. Just like your house or any building needs a good foundation to survive so does GRASS. Build the proper foundation, ie soil, and the Perfect Lawn is as easy as 1,2,3!

Favorite Garden Vegetables, Part 1 – Swiss Chard

If you’re looking for the best vegetables for your home garden to become your favorites on the table, then this is a good place to start. The first in an extensive series, this article takes a good look at Swiss Chard.

A Few Tips For Beautiful Summer Roses Or Putting Them to Rest

In this short article I welcome summer or winter, depending on which Hemisphere you reside. Here are some Rose Tips for you all! Roses need fertilized at least once a year to keep them beautiful.

How to Get the Water Moving in Your Bird Bath

Keep your birdbath safe this summer by making sure you don’t create a breeding ground for mosquitoes. With the threat of the West Nile virus, we don’t want one of our favorite garden accessories to be unsafe.

Caring For Your Plantings While Conserving Water

Do you know how to efficiently water your lawn and your plants? We water our lawns to keep them fresh and green. We use chemical fertilizers that increase the amount of water required and do it, with little regard to how, when and why we water our plants. Do you know how much water your plants need every week? What can we do?

Homemade Organic Fertilizer – Tips on How to Make It

Did you know that homemade organic fertilizer is healthier and cheaper? Here are a few tips and a recipe for making your own fertilizer and growing nutritious, delicious fruits and vegetables. Best methods. For optimal results, treat your garden with a homemade fertilizer and compost. The two together make for excellent results and have been repeatedly successful.

Harvesting Tomato Tips – Summer and Fall Harvesting

Do you know when to harvest tomatoes? Do you know what to do when it gets really hot or when it gets close to a frost?

Organic Weed Killer For All Gardens! This is the Good Stuff!

Weeds can take over quickly in a garden if you let them. I have a large garden and use mulch and my hands mostly. However, I recently decided that I am tired of pulling weeds that are a tiring result of such a wet spring. If your are like me and are tired of pulling weeds, well I found a great “organic” weed killing product for you…

7 Great Tips For Huge Tomatoes & Healthy Plants

I have got 7 great tips for growing the fattest tomatoes, but it takes a little work to coax your tomatoes into really packing on the pounds. Once the tomato plants begin to grow, the real training begins.

How to Choose the Right Organic Fertilizer

Are you thinking of going organic? Going organic is the way to go to protect yourself, your environment, and make a wonderland out of your backyard. But choosing the right organic fertilizer can be a real headache, especially for those who have just decided to take up organic gardening as a hobby. After reading this article, you will help be able to decide on what type of organic fertilizer you might want to use for your plants, whether vegetables or flowers.

Greenhouse Gardening – Top 10 Reasons to Build Your Own Greenhouse

With the price of produce higher than ever, isn’t it time to build your own greenhouse? Here are the top 10 reasons you should have a quality homemade greenhouse. Even if your space and budget is limited, you can have a strong and useful structure for growing vegetables for you and your family. Declare your independence from high food prices by becoming a greenhouse gardener.

Five Factors to Consider When Watering Your Lawn

How complicated can it be to water the lawn? It’s basic, right? You put out the sprinkler or turn on the soaker hoses or even stand in the yard and hold the hose and spray the water around yourself, making sure to soak the buses and trees.

Grass Colors and What They Mean

If your lawn changes color you need to know what it means. The change may be reversible with the right care, or it might be a sign of disease.

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