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Gardening Money Savers

Gardening is a fun hobby for many, and it’s a resourceful one, too! If you have a green thumb, gardening can leave you with bountiful crops, including vegetables and herbs, that you can eat and use in cooking all season long. However, many gardeners wonder how to make this hobby more affordable. Luckily, there are… Continue reading Gardening Money Savers

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Let’s Talk Compost and Fertilizer

Photo by: SafeBee.com  When I lived in my other home I started a compost. I took a large plastic rubbermaid trash can that has a tightly fitted lid. (you can use the metal cans as long as lids are tightly on. Then I drilled holes in the bottom, and on the sides for circulation. Place… Continue reading Let’s Talk Compost and Fertilizer

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Easy To Make Garden Gazing Ball Stakes!

This is such a easy craft to do! Have fun with it…you can also try glow in the dark paint also….. I found the ping pong balls at the dollar store. I purchased the thinnest dowels they had at Walmart only .19 each. These ping pong balls are a bit thicker than regular ping pong balls…and that… Continue reading Easy To Make Garden Gazing Ball Stakes!

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Companion Garden Planting

Companion planting has long been used by gardeners, who pair specific plants for their mutual benefit. Sometimes it’s about confusing or discouraging pests, other times it’s about attracting beneficial insects to deal with the pests. Here are some companion plantings to try in your edible garden. Swellphotography/Shutterstock Tomatoes and Marigolds Marigolds aren’t just ornamental, they… Continue reading Companion Garden Planting

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Best Herbs for Container Gardening

Spring is here! Time to get your hands dirty and start planting some herbs. Some of you with small outdoor patios, decks or balconies will really love this post. You don't have to have a big garden to grow herbs. You can grow them in containers, and they will flourish, even if you don't have… Continue reading Best Herbs for Container Gardening

Storage & Organization & Hacks

Don’t Toss, Re Use

  Before you toss away that egg carton or piece of old rug, think of something else you can use it for. Stuck? Well here are some wonderful reuses of those trash items. Use an Old Eyeglass Case for Hardware Storage Do you have a bunch of old eyeglass cases that you don't use anymore? … Continue reading Don’t Toss, Re Use

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Gardening Ideas For Renters

Want to bring more green to your house or apartment? Using a few easy, inexpensive techniques, you can garden like you own the place -- without risking your security deposit. You don't have to own your home to create a garden that reflects your personal style. Grow your favorite plants and create an inspired landscape… Continue reading Gardening Ideas For Renters