Category: Tips And Advice

32 Outrageously Fun Things You’ll Want In Your Backyard This Summer

32 Outrageously Fun Things You’ll Want In Your Backyard This Summer It’s starting to warm up! well in most places that is 🙂 We all know what that means dont we? it’s time to get the yard ready for fun and leisure! Me and my family loves to be outdoors all the time. We invest in a …

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No-Cost Ways To Grow More Food From Your Garden

Grow More Food From Your Garden

7 No-Cost Ways To Grow More Food From Your Garden Starting a vegetable garden can be expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are some no-cost ways to boost yields in your garden. Some will even save you money. Compost everything – First and foremost, if you want to build healthy, lively soils, you …

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Fruits & Vegetables You Can Grow in Hanging Baskets

8 Fruits & Vegetables You Can Grow in Hanging Baskets

8 Fruits & Vegetables You Can Grow in Hanging Baskets Vertical gardening has seen a rise in popularity over the past few years as urban gardeners with small yards make the most of porches, walls, fences and trellises in their efforts to grow their own fruits and vegetables. Even people with abundant garden space often grow …

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Root Cellars – Why We All Need One

Root Cellars

Root Cellars – Why We All Need One By paying close attention to the crop varieties you choose, your timing for harvest and the best storage conditions for each type of fruit or vegetable, you’ll be able to enjoy the taste of summer well into winter with the help of a root cellar. If you …

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How To Grow 30 Strawberry Plants In 2 Feet Of Space

How To Grow 30 Strawberry Plants In 2 Feet Of Space Strawberries can be grown in a wide range of soils, from light sand to heavy clay. However, water logging will cause the fruits to become diseased and the plant to rot. The ideal soil is well-drained and rich in humus. They prefer to be planted …

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10 Pollinator Plants – Bring Bees To Your Garden

Bring Bees To Your Garden

10 Pollinator Plants  – Bring Bees To Your Garden Kids everywhere may revel in the fact that bees are no longer stinging them as frequently on playgrounds and in backyards, but the decline in honeybee populations in the U.S. and elsewhere signals a major environmental imbalance that could have far-reaching implications for our agricultural food …

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How To Make A Solar Shrub

How To Make A Solar Shrub If you are looking for a way to keep your cell phone or tablet charged when outside, If you are not by a plug or in your vehicle, then a solar battery charger is a great idea. You can make a solar shrub to do this as a decorative …

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How To Test Your Soil Using A Mason Jar

Soil testing

How To Test Your Soil Using A Mason Jar What’s the secret to raising healthy, carefree vegetables and flowers? Great soil. How can you tell if your soil has what plants need? A soil test.  Do you want to learn about your soil without paying a lab? Jar tests are a quick and fun way to …

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