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Reasons Why You Should Fertilize Your Plants

If you are not fertilizing your plants, they are likely not to grow as well as you would like. Besides water and sunlight, plants need certain nutrients to flourish. So if you aren’t replenishing their supply occasionally, they may experience health issues. Benefits of Fertilizing Plants Just like humans, plants need certain essential nutrients to […]

Top 5 Tips for Growing Cabbage

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Cabbage is one of the most appetizing and nutritious vegetables you can grow in your garden. However, you might experience some difficulty in cultivating cabbage, especially if you have never grown this cruciferous vegetable in the past. Since cabbage thrives best in cool weather, time your farming appropriately so that you can harvest your crop […]

6 Essential Gardening Tools for Beginners

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6 Essential Gardening Tools for Beginners Gardening is an exciting and rewarding activity. Some people do it as a source of income and others as a hobby. In both cases, you need to have the right tools. If you are a beginner in gardening, you need to have the best tools to ensure successful gardening. […]

Growing Strawberries in Grow Bags

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If you are looking at growing strawberries in grow bags, you probably have fond memories of eating fresh strawberries from your formative years. Nothing was more satisfying than plucking them and eating them straight from the plant. But things have changed over the years and strawberries are not easily accessible. Did you know you can […]

Low Maintenance Garden Ideas

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Most homeowners want a beautiful outdoor space that will demonstrate their sense of style. Unfortunately, some of them don’t have a green thumb, time, resource or commitment to maintain the lawn. If you want an attractive outdoor space, here are a few low maintenance garden ideas that can transform your home into a haven. Grow […]

How to Build an Insect Hotel

Insects rank very low on the animal kingdom hierarchy. Presently, almost innumerable species of insects are either highly endangered or staring at extinction. However, that nearly countless insects are facing extinction have attracted the attention of entomologists and environmentalists only of late. Nowadays, many individuals are building insect hotels in their backyard for doing their […]

The Five Easiest Veggies You Can Grow in Your Garden

Growing vegetables in your backyard or terrace gives you ready access to fresh and nutritious natural produce. More importantly, a home garden brings substantial cost savings while helping you eat sustainable, local food. As a beginner, you’ll find some vegetables are easier to grow than others. In this post, we take a look at five […]

Vegetables to Plant in September

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September is a watershed month that heralds the change from summer to winter. During this time, veggie gardens are perfect for the planting season in the South while those in the North start preparing for the onslaught of winter. While some herbs and veggies grow well both in spring and fall, most, however, are climate […]

Using The Right Hand Gardening Tools

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When you are starting your beginning stages of the planning process for your garden, you want to make sure that you have on stock the right kind of hand gardening tools. No matter what type of garden you are planting and no matter how big or small it is going to be, it is vitally […]