Tag: Gardening Tips

Posted on 06/12/2020
6 Plants that Thrive in Porch Flowerpots
Image by Bruno /Germany from Pixabay To dress up your front porch, all you need are two tall flowerpots filled with gorgeous plants. Choosing an ideal combination of flowers, grasses and other plants is the key to creating the right aesthetic. To help you find the best mix, use this guide on the top six plants for front...
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Posted on 10/13/2019
7 Ways to Care for Your Garden
Gardens can be quite difficult to maintain sometime with so many things that can go wrong. The weather is a primary factor; there will be slugs when it's wet, greenfly when it's dry, frost damage when it's cold and red spider mite when it's hot. So, both expert and novice gardeners can expect problems. The big difference is...
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Posted on 08/16/2019
Green Your Garden with Drought-Tolerant Plants
You can reduce the quantity of water consumed in your yard by about 50%. It is achievable by planting drought-tolerant plants that drink less water compared to other shrub types. Deciding to green your garden with drought-tolerant plant doesn't mean you compromise on color or variety – it only requires a little homework from you before your next...
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Posted on 07/24/2019
Tips for Your Low-Maintenance Lawn and Garden
Maintaining a healthy lawn and garden doesn't have to be difficult. Anyone can efficiently manage a lawn or garden. There are no prerequisites, and you definitely do not need a degree to pull this off. Yes, it is not the easiest task to take on, but you are sure to pull it off with a dose of patience,...
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Posted on 07/03/2019
DIY Organic Weed Control
Every gardener aims to stop unnecessary competition between their plants and unwanted weeds, and this can be done using different weed control methods. Everyday household items like salt, vinegar, and even newspaper can outright kill weeds without wasting time. Many gardeners use many herbicides for weed control, but for the sake of this article, you will learn the...
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Posted on 06/28/2019
Your Guide to Summer Vegetables and Herbs
The feel of warm summer breeze, blooming flowers, and striving gardens are one of the goodies that come with summer. Irrespective of where you live, whether the southern coast of California or the mountainous inland of Maine, having a flourishing garden is very feasible.Here is a detailed guide on how you can plant summer vegetables and herbs: Time...
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Posted on 06/10/2019
Benefits of Using Mulch For Your Home Garden
The decision to mulch is one of the best you can make for your garden. Mulching involves you placing barriers that serve as protection around your plants and bare soil. The mulch composition varies from organic materials like bark, wood chips, pine needle, straw, etc. to unnatural materials like plastic, fabrics, tires, rocks, and pebbles. Mulching not only...
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Posted on 05/10/2019
Interesting Life Lessons Kids Can Learn from Gardening
These days, sitting behind the TV or computer screen, playing video games and watching movies is the order of the day for kids. Encouraging them to keep in touch with nature is a good idea. When they get their hands dirty, there are valuable life skills, you as a parent can teach them. Gardening is not just a...
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Posted on 03/15/2019
Time for Planting
Spring is the time for planting bulbs, perennials, and tubers if you want them to bloom this summer. If you purchased your home in the winter or fall, the snow and mulch might be covering up all kinds of pretty things. Even if you don’t know, you still prepare for spring planting and liven up the inside of...
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