Gardening for the Whole Family

Last night, my uncle and his wife brought the last of the green beans from the garden into my grandfather’s garage for us to snap. They had my little girl in tow. My uncle’s wife said, “Well, she may not eat her dinner; she just ate a ton of tomatoes and green beans!” It was […]

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Compost Made Easy

I’ll never forget how amazed I was the first time I turned over a shovelful of my compost pile and saw that it had become dirt! What a miracle! All those banana peels, coffee grounds, egg shells, and veggies I had thrown on the ground had mysteriously turned into dirt. And not just any dirt—dirt […]

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Save Money on Plants and Veggies by Harvesting Seeds

Millions plant vegetable gardens each year, and why not? Gardening is not only a very soothing hobby; it also provides the gardener with an abundance of fresh, healthy vegetables. What many don’t realize is that there are countless ways to save money on gardening essentials as well.

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Container Gardening

Container gardening is growing in popularity and it is easy to see why. There are many benefits to container gardening. One benefit is for people with limited spaces. You do not need a large patch of land to take advantage of gardening. Containers can hold herb gardens, vegetables or flowers and be placed on patios […]

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