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Choosing a Garden that is Perfect for You

If you’re thinking about starting a garden, the first thing you need to consider is what type of garden you will have.  There are many different choices and often it can be hard to pick just one, but hopefully you can narrow it down.  But by narrowing it down, you’ll make the gardening experience easier on yourself and the plants. If all your plants are similar, then it shouldn’t be very hard to care for them all. So here are some of the main garden ideas for you to choose from. If you’re just looking for something to look...

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Five things to consider when planning a garden

Here is a helpful list of five things to consider when planting your garden – they will help you maximize the many wonderful benefits there are to having your very own back yard grocery store. Choose plants and seeds according to what your family likes and eats. If everyone in your household hates greens, then there’s little point in stocking up on spinach and collards seeds. When you’re planning, leave room to succession plant. For a good supply of vegetables right through the summer and fall, you’ll want to plant at roughly two to three week intervals. If you...

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Honey Bees: Natures Best Garden Tool

We gardeners share a love for nature and for the protection of Mother Earth. Some of us just    groan when we hear about this river being polluted or that the frog population decreasing. One such piece of painful news is the decline of the bee population across the globe. Yes, I was afraid of bees when I was a kid and I would screech and run from fear of a bee sting, but little did I know the great contribution that bees provide to health of our gardens and we owe a debt to the service and food they...

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Attracting Beneficial Insects To Your Garden

“Entomophobia—the fear of insects.” Indeed, insects are one of the most feared creatures in the world today. This is understandable considering many of them look creepy. As such, it is not surprising to know that millions of people these days have either an aversion towards them or suffer from entomophobia. However, no matter how scary or bizarre their appearances are, insects are valuable and beneficial to the environment. To be more specific, there are certain types of insects that can help improve the productivity and vitality of your garden. Their contribution to your garden’s vigor—especially in the aspect of...

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Ideas for Choosing Gifts for Gardening Mom

When you are looking for gardening gifts, you need to consider some factors so that you can make the best decision. One of these is the age as well as physical strength of the person you intend to buy the gift for. You need to ensure that they can use the tool you get for them. You can also consider the cost of the tool. There are many functional tools that will do as gifts for gardening mom that do not have to be expensive. You should remember that with gifts it is the thought that counts. A wearable...

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