Imagine…

Always knowing when to
plant, prune, and harvest.

All you need is the right checklist.

GARDENING BASICS

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Organic Mulch: What It Is And How to Choose The Best One

Imagine if you could magically minimize the need to weed, water, and fertilize your garden. Well, your gardening fairy-godmother, organic mulch, is ready to wave her wand over your garden and grant your wish! Organic mulches create a cozy blanket over your soil, which protects your soil from drying winds, blistering sun, …
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What You Need to Know About Your Microclimate

As a beginning gardener, one of my biggest frustrations was getting things to grow in parts of my yard that were too dry, shady, hot, or windy. Sun, shade, heat, wind, slope, precipitation, and soil type all work together to create microclimates in your yard. Do you struggle to understand …
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snow covered berries in a february garden

February Gardening: What You Need to Do This Month

Do you start each gardening season hoping to get the most from your garden? What if you could grow a garden that thrives, enjoy flowers and vegetables right out of the gate, and not have to toil for hours in the hot sun while mosquitoes dine on your neck to …
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leggy seedlings growing in a pot

How to Prevent and Fix Leggy Seedlings For Good

A couple of weeks after starting your seeds indoors, your shoulders sag as you look at your seedlings. They don’t look right. They’re thin, pale, wispy things – all skinny stems, and hardly any leaves. It feels like a seed-starting disaster! And you wonder, “can I salvage these seedlings?” The good news is it’s …
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The Best Flowers and Vegetables to Plant This February

It may be hard to believe, but it’s time to start planning this year’s garden! Don’t let February’s gray skies, frigid temperatures, and snow-capped gardens fool you. Spring is just around the corner… So, now’s the time to decide what you want to grow this year. Once you have your garden plan …
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lettuce grown with square foot spacing

The Best Way To Save Time In Your Vegetable Garden

If you’re new to vegetable gardening, have a limited amount of space, or are tired of sweating in the hot summer sun as you swat mosquitos and pull weeds, square foot gardening is for you. Square foot gardening is a high-yield intensive gardening method that helps you get a lot of …
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