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Home & Garden
by Jay_Angel
5 years ago
Tomato Plants; Should You Stake Or Not Stake

Traditional gardening techniques always dictated that you should stake your tomato plants.

Home & Garden
by J. Larson
5 years ago
Gas or Electric- Which Is The Greener Choice For Lawn Care

With the advent of more powerful batteries and tools that use them the average homeowner is now confronted with the choice between electric and gasoline yard care tools. To make this decision easier I have assembled some facts about the two power sources and I will leave it up to which you want to use.

Home & Garden
by Sookie
5 years ago
Killing Weeds Between Patio Stones - Best Weed Killer

After a long winter, I stood outside on the patio of the older house we just moved into to survey the yard.  It looked a bit neglected, but the worst part for me was all the weeds and dandelions that were growing very proudly between the patio stones or...

Home & Garden
by SparkyStar
5 years ago
Creative Organization: 5 Exterior Design Features To Create A Welcoming Home

Brighten up the outside of your home or the entrance area to your house with these simple and visually appealing features.

Home & Garden
by KathyRM
5 years ago
Buying And Boarding Your Orchids

I found Aladdin's Cave last weekend and it was filled with treasure - Orchids.

Home & Garden
by SparkyStar
6 years ago
5 Simple Ways To Brighten Up Your Garden

Are you looking for ways to spruce up your garden or outdoor spaces this spring and summer? Here are 5 quick and inexpensive ways to do just that.

Home & Garden
by KathyRM
6 years ago
How To Plant Bare Rooted Plants

In this article I will show you how to plant bare rooted plants that you get from online nurseries. Step by step instructions will help you to give your plants the best start.

Home & Garden
by LexShadowglide
6 years ago
How To Build A Cheap Hydroponic Lettuce Floating Raft

This article explains how to build a cheap hydroponic lettuce floating raft system for the home gardener. It includes materials, prices, step-by-step instructions and pictures that show you how to do this fun hydroponic lettuce project. 

Home & Garden
by LexShadowglide
6 years ago
How To Grow Pineapples

This article covers the basics of growing your own pineapples at home. It includes an instructional video, and features a tip for getting your pineapple plants to bloom faster. Pineapples are easy to grow from the whole fruit you buy at the grocery store or farmers market. They can be grown outside in warm climates, or in greenhouses in colder areas.

Home & Garden
by KayaRain
6 years ago
Small Space Garden Ideas

Do you love to garden but have a home with a small yard or even perhaps live in an apartment? Get creative reconciling your small space and passion for gardening. 

Home & Garden
by Sookie
6 years ago
Patio Furniture Cushion Storage - Five Ideas

With more and more emphasis on expanding our living area to the outdoors, patio furniture has become more like indoor furniture.  The fabrics are supposed to be a bit more weather friendly, and dry quickly if they get wet, but what to do in the off season? I...

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by J. Larson
6 years ago
3 Benefits of No-Till Garden Planting

No Till is a method of gardening that utilizes none to minimal cultivation, heavy mulching and the use of cover crops to produces a loose fertile soil with minimal effort on your part.  When done correctly No Till gardening can improve yields, reduce labor and manage weeds and pests without chemicals or heavy cultivation.  

Home & Garden
by J. Larson
6 years ago
3 Reasons Why You Should Tear Up Your Front Lawn

The front lawn despite its long and dignified history in the American culture has come to a crossroads in its existence. With the growing environmental movement and cost of maintenance the perfect manicured lawn has become something of a dinosaur in our modern culture. But there is stigma with not maintaining a lawn and it can be difficult for people to get past that even if they want to. But there are lots of good reason why you should consider tearing up the front lawn and what follows are 3 of them.

Home & Garden
by javrsmith
6 years ago
Spring Flowers and Blossoms

Many gardeners love to grow spring flowers and blossoms to show a splash of beauty after a long winter.

Home & Garden
by Shar On
6 years ago
Frugal Gardening: Growing Fresh Salads and Vegetables from Seeds

We can all learn more when it comes to gardening, and being a frugal gardener is more important so we can save money too. Growing your own fresh vegetables and salads from seed will produce fresh healthy foods.

Home & Garden
by J. Larson
6 years ago
Ways To Use Fall Leaves Around The Home

So here we are at the end of another summer and the fall season is in full swing across the country. With fall comes the final harvest, cool temperatures, and beautiful fall foliage to look at. But it also brings cold rains cleaning up the garden and raking of the leaves when they are done falling from the trees. Every year homeowners or renters like myself wonder what to do with the bags of leaves that get raked up every fall. Read on to discover a few quick ways you can use those leaves around the house rather than sending them away.

Home & Garden
by WJHunter
6 years ago
Getting Rid of Your Lawn

This article describes how to save money by getting rid of your lawn.

Home & Garden
by J. Larson
6 years ago
Companion Planting For Your Cucumbers

Everyone's favorite vegetable is a toss-up between tomatoes and cucumbers. I have to fall on the side of the cucumber as it is great fresh, cooked and as pickles. Cucumbers scientific name is Cucumis sativus and belong to the melon family so they share traits with watermelon, squashes and cantaloupe. Cucumbers can be paired with some unusual suspects as well as some more expected ones.

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by J. Larson
6 years ago
Building a Cold Frame Greenhouse

A cold frame is a season extension technique used to start and protect early season crops and extend your productive time in the garden. They are simple to build and can be made from many different materials including brick, lumber, straw bales, stone with a glazing of plastic or glass. What I will be covering in this article is building one using plywood and and lumber to build a effective and and strong cold frame.

Home & Garden
by moondom
6 years ago
How to Plant a Tree in Your Yard

A step by step instructional on how to plant a tree in your yard.

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