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Great tips for beginners.

Allotment controversies

Note: This post will probably only be meaningful if you live in the UK! For the benefit of those of you who don't know this, an Allotment is a small piece of land, usually owned by the local Council, allocated (aka "allotted") to a citizen for the purpose of cultivating fruit, vegetables and flowers. A small rental fee is charged. If you are interested in the history of Allotments in our country, please read this very informative and concise summary provided by (Please also…

Simple aphid control - something yellow covered in vaseline

Tomato Beds

Yellow sticky traps catch aphids and flea beetles. Ozarks Gardening; May 3, 2011 Jim Long Preparing Tomato Beds The past couple of springs I’ve written about new research on controlling tomato viruses, from Texas A & M University, and tried their recommended methods. It didn’t control all of the virus problems, thanks to an unusually wet, cool and humid spring we had last season, but I still saw considerable improvements, and will continue with their methods this year. The methods I use for…


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The Ultimate Garden Hack! 50% OFF Summer Sale! Take root quickly. Help plant branches to take root quickly and complete reproduction and replication. More plants can be obtained in a shorten time The stems of green plants and the branches of trees can quickly grow into new plants by using Rooting Growing Box. How Doe

Do you even grow?

Do you even grow?

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Well-designed small garden with that is a lawn I could live with, small and contained so you can devote the rest of your yard to other things.

Step-by-Step Patio Planning

A well-planned patio is a valuable addition to your home for years to come.

12 Most Resilient Ground Covers for Your Yard

Ground Covers: For sun, For Shade-All Things

Easy to grow, and super resilient ground covers for any yard. These ground covers are hardy and return year after year for a gorgeous outdoor carpet for your yard.

thyme replaces grass... drought resistant, lovely to walk on, rich green colour, zero maintenance...

Seminars scheduled at Sullivan's - Hoosier Gardener

Four Hoosier Gardener seminars are scheduled at Sullivan Hardware & Garden, 6955 N. Keystone Ave., Indianapolis. Seminars are free, but registration is required. 10 – 11 a.m., March 27, Natural/organic lawn and landscape care. Learn about some of the latest organic or natural lawn and garden products on the market, how they work and what...

How to make money writing and publishing eBooks Part 1. The first post in this series is on how to actually write an eBook, including what to write about and how much you need to write!

How to write an eBook in 2015 and make money from it!

My new series is called How to Make Money Writing and Publishing eBooks. Part 1 explains how to write an eBook (that sells) and what length it should be.

Hugelkultur is a composting method that relies on raised beds filled with rotting wood. Its purpose is to retain moisture, irrigate, and provide fertile soil for plant growth!

Fruit trees on Hugelkultur raised garden beds? (hugelkultur forum at permies)

Will it work to plant fruit trees on an HK bed? Would this be beneficial to the trees as it is to other plants or would it cause problems with their root systems as the bed settles over the years?

LAWN FREE....Here’s a yard we all aspire to: It’s pretty year-round and requires next to no work. Not your traditional landscape (there’s no lawn)

No Mowing Required

Landscape architect Walt Ray creates the ultimate low-maintenance yard in Midtown Atlanta.

Korean Velvet Grass (Zoysia tenuifolia) - makes a no-mow groundcover to replace the lawn in zones 9-11

Korean Velvet Grass (Zoysia tenuifolia) - makes a no-mow groundcover to replace the lawn in zones 9-11

Fill containers with layers of yellow daffodils, fragrant purple hyacinth and perky crocus and let rest all winter long before sunny days wake up the bulbs in early spring. Read more at The Home Depot's Garden Club.

Outdoor Living Ideas - The Home Depot

Layer bulbs like daffodil, hyacinth and crocus bulbs in a container for weeks of bright blooms in early spring.

ALTERNATIVE GARDEN LAWNS - CHAMOMILE LAWN - using low growing flowering variety aka Roman Chamomile your lawn will never need mowing and it releases a sweet fragrance when walked on (especially strong fragrance after rain).    Another advantage of a Camomile lawn over a grass lawn is that it does not turn brown in dry weather!

Lowe's Home Improvement

Start with Lowe's for appliances, paint, patio furniture, tools, flooring, home décor, furniture and more. Buy online and get free store pickup.

25 DIY Garden Projects Anyone Can Make - Craftionary

25 DIY Garden Projects Anyone Can Make - Craftionary

DIY garden projects anyone can make for home gardening. Great list of must haves for a small and big garden, backyard, patio and outdoor space. Cheap ideas

Greenhouses Made With Salvaged Windows

Greenhouses made with old salvaged windows.

12 Ways to Repurpose a Crib. Love the chicken coop and wagon ideas.

12 Ways to Repurpose a Crib

Don't throw out that outdated crib! Check out these amazing ways to repurpose a crib into something new and useful!