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How to Create a Vegetable Garden in your Backyard

Starting a vegetable garden from scratch is exciting and terrifying. Do you wonder what the best soil is? Where should I plant? Do you start with seeds or direct sow? Here are six tips to help you establish a healthy bountiful vegetable garden this year. How to Start a Vegetable Garden Location Starting a garden …

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Kid-Friendly Herbs & Herb Garden Kits

Gardening is a great educational experience for children, and herb gardening is especially good for kids because most herbs are very easy to grow. They generally require very little maintenance and can survive through a little abuse and neglect. Nature is a favorite subject for many children. They love to learn and explore topics that …

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Smart Gardening Gadgets That Help You Succeed

If you want your garden to succeed, there are many things you have to do to ensure your plants have the best chance to survive and thrive from seed to harvest. If you were only growing one plant, that might be easier to do, but most people grow multiple vegetables, making it harder to regulate …

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How to Grow Delicious and Nutritious Microgreens

If you’re growing food for better health and nutrition, then you’re sure to have read about the benefits of getting more greens in your diet. Usually, we picture enormous leafy greens. But these days, with many gardening for fewer people or in small spaces, the growth of microgreens is becoming more popular. Don’t let their …

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How to Avoid Bland Tasting Food In Your Garden

Growing your own food is a wonderful way to achieve better health, soak up more nutrients and enjoy better tasting produce than what’s on the shelves at your local grocery store. If you’ve ever been to a farmer’s market in your area and compared the taste of those foods to the waxy ones at your …

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Heat Resistant Vegetables You Can Grow in Hot Summer Months

If you live in one of the sweltering summer months zones, you may have noticed that trying to grow a food garden in that heat can put up quite an obstacle for you. If you’ve tried growing vegetables before and ended up with wilted plants that seemed to die out regardless of how much water …

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Why You Don’t Want to Plant Tall Plants in the Wrong Spot

Understanding how your plants grow is a crucial part of gardening. It’s easy to forget that certain plants will grow tall while others are going to grow all over the ground. Knowing this helps your garden thrive. You don’t want to let tall plants overshadow your other vegetables in the garden. In addition to water, …

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