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Get ready to get your hands dirty with these tips on maintaining a natural, eco-friendly garden.

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An Introduction to Hydroponic Gardening [Infographic]

Ask people what makes plants grow and they may come up with the similar reply: soils. Right answer, but that's not the only one. The garden can be grown soilless, in a water-based environment. As...
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Winter Weather & the Damage it Can Do to Plants

As the temperature starts to drop from double figures into single digits, we all know it isn’t too long before winter really takes a hold. Whilst there’s probably a few people out there who...
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How to Get Rid of Garden Pests Without Chemicals

Home gardening accounts for an astonishing 75% of all pesticides used in North America, making it several million pounds used per year. Most of these are used to control insects on fruits and vegetables. From...
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4 Ways to Kill Weeds Without Harmful Chemicals

Herbicides… yuck!! The thought of spraying florasulam and glyphosate around the yard is abhorrent to you. As an alternative, let’s look at 4 commonly practiced alternative methods. They’re not necessarily as fast-acting but are effective...
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10 Things Every Gardener Should Do In May

It’s that time of year when all the busy bees and the bleating lambs should be putting a spring in your step. May brings a promising end to night frosts and a warmer climate. Soil...

Vegetables and Herbs that Thrive in the Shade and How to Care for Them...

If you're looking for the perfect plant to fill those shady spots in your garden (or kitchen), consider this selection of vegetables and herbs that thrive in the shade. The infographic below highlights the features...
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5 Things You Should Do for Your Garden in 2017

As the garden is in the dormant phase during the beginning of the year in January and February, it would be a good time to prepare the earth for the growing season. This is...
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How to Make Your Own Compost: The Ultimate Guide

Although Americans are getting much better at recycling, there’s one thing that we still have a problem with: garbage. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the average American produces approximately 1,600 pounds of garbage...
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8 Simple Sustainability Tips for Millennials

Millennials are arguably the most globally-aware generation ever. 20- to 30-somethings are plugged into the news, opinions, and cultural movements that affect people from across the planet through social media in ways that we’ve never seen...
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How to Keep Critters Out of Your Garden

Nothing is quite as frustrating as working all season to cultivate the perfect fruits, vegetables, and flowers, only to lose half of your crop to marauding pests. If everything from deer to neighborhood cats...

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