Category: Garden

13 Trees You Should Never Plant In Your Yard

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13 Trees You Should Never Plant In Your Yard For most people, the end of summer and approach of autumn means cooler temperatures, harvest time for crops, and of course, the vibrant colors of changing leaves. For those looking to grow trees or shrubs, however, the approaching fall means it is almost the perfect time …

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Cattail – The Super Walmart Of The Swamp

Cattail – The Super Walmart Of The Swamp

Cattail – The Super Walmart Of The Swamp The Cattail is truly one amazing survival plant. It pretty much grows anywhere in america and knowing this information could save your life. Cattails can be found virtually anywhere in the wilderness where there is a water source. They can be found growing along streams, rivers, lakes and …

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DIY Vertical Garden Planter from a 55 Gallon Plastic Barrel

DIY Vertical Garden Planter from a 55 Gallon Plastic Barrel

DIY Vertical Garden Planter from a 55 Gallon Plastic Barrel This great DIY Vertical Garden Planter can help you grow a lot of food or plants in a small space. This project is easy, cheap and great fun. All you need to make these are an old plastic 55 gallon drum a few screws and some scrap …

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How To Prepare Your Garden For Winter

How To Prepare Your Garden For Winter Preparing your garden for winter isn’t a over night thing. Obviously it just doesn’t become winter overnight, This is good news as you don’t have to feel rushed to do it all at once. Every year will also be a little different depending on what you plant and …

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30 ways you have never considered using wood ash

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30 ways you have never considered using wood ash If you’ve got a fireplace or fire pit full of wood ashes and would like to find a more useful purpose for them than simply tossing them in the trash, read on! We’ve come across 30 great uses for ash you may never have considered, Ash …

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10 Amazing Wood Pallet Fence Ideas

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10 Amazing Wood Pallet Fence Ideas If you have always wanted a fence around your garden but never really had the money to get one? I know I have, I actually had to put up chicken wire to stop my dog from running away. That not only ended up costing more than I wanted but didn’t …

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Keyhole Gardens: A Drought Tolerant Composting Garden

Keyhole Gardens: A Drought Tolerant Composting Garden

Keyhole Gardens: A Drought Tolerant Composting Garden The Keyhole Garden concept is brilliantly simple. A circular raised bed has a center compost basket that distributes nutrients to the surrounding lasagna-style garden bed. A small pie-slice section of the bed is used for easy access to the center compost basket forming the keyhole design. This is a great …

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Identifying Bugs and Their Bites

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Identifying Bugs and Their Bites There are many different types of insects that bite or sting. Some bites and stings, like those from fire ants, wasps, hornets, and bees, are painful. Some can also spread illnesses, such as Lyme disease (black-legged tick), Rocky Mountain spotted fever (dog or wood tick), and West Nile virus (mosquito). …

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