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Review of Gardener’s Supply Cedar Raised Beds #raisedbedgardening #containergardening #gardeners

Gardener’s Supply Cedar Raised Beds

Review of Gardener’s Supply Cedar Raised Beds In this post, I review Deep Root Cedar Raised Beds from Gardener’s Supply Company. These beds are simple to install, well made, and a great project to do as a family. Gardener’s Supply cedar raised beds are a welcome addition to my garden area.  Disclaimer: This is my honest […] Read more…

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Garden Hacks: 9 Simple Tips for the Garden #gardening #howtogarden #gardenhacks

Garden Hacks: 9 Simple Tips for the Garden

Garden Hacks: 9 Simple Tips for the Garden It is important to make the most of your time in the garden. These ‘garden hacks’ will make your soil and plants happier and healthier in less time. Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more information. Garden Hack #1: The best way to use […] Read more…

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The best way to water outdoor potted plants #containergardening #watering #containergarden

The Best Way to Water Outdoor Potted Plants

Planting in containers is a simple way to add beauty and additional growing areas in your yard. Unfortunately, watering plants in containers isn’t always simple. I have tried many different methods for watering outdoor potted plants through the years. I’ve found the best way to water outdoor potted plants is by using ollas. The best […] Read more…

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5 Tips for a Successful Square Foot Garden #gardening #squarefootgarden #gardentips

5 Tips for a Successful Square Foot Garden

Ten years ago I bought my first gardening book, “All New Square Foot Gardening”, by Mel Bartholomew. I read it cover to cover, and then read it again. This book made gardening easy to understand, with clear steps to get started and be successful. I followed Mel’s advice, and ten years later I still believe […] Read more…

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The Easiest Way to Add Vertical Space in the Garden #verticalgardening #gardenhack #gardening

Add Vertical Space in the Garden

Add Vertical Space to Your Garden in 15 Seconds! One of my favorite ways, and one of the most versatile, quick and inexpensive ways, to easily add vertical space in the garden is using ladder mesh blocks. Plants love growing vertically up the repurposed trellis, and it’s easy to install anywhere in the garden.  Disclaimer: […] Read more…

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Is your garden short on garden space and lacking vintage flair? Give ladders in the garden a try. I love repurposing vintage items, and space in the garden is often limited. Fortunately, there’s a simple solution for both problems…Ladders! Ladders in the garden are an easy way to add architectural interest and vertical space to your garden.

Ladders in the Garden

Is your garden short on garden space and lacking vintage flair? Give ladders in the garden a try. I love repurposing vintage items, and space in the garden is often limited. Fortunately, there’s a simple solution for both problems…ladders! Ladders in the garden are an easy way to add architectural interest and vertical space to […] Read more…

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Ultimate guide to summer gardening in Arizona

Summer Gardening in Arizona

The challenge with vegetable gardening in the low desert of Arizona comes when temperatures soar in the hot, dry months of the summer. It is possible to have a productive vegetable garden in hot climates like Arizona during the summer heat. Here are the essentials to know for summer gardening in Arizona and other hot […] Read more…

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5 Ways to Prevent Pests Organically #organicgarden#gardenorganically#preventpests#gardening#gardenpests#howtogarden#howto#gardening#companionplanting#pestprevention

Prevent Garden Pests Organically

Don’t spray harmful chemicals in your garden, learn methods to prevent pests and diseases before they become a problem. Providing fresh organic produce for your family is the reward for educating yourself about ways to prevent garden pests and diseases organically. Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links See my disclosure policy for more information.  5 Ways to Prevent […] Read more…

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How to Thin Fruit Trees and Why You Should #fruittrees#howtogarden#howtogrowfruittrees#gardening#peachtrees#peaches#garden#thinningfruit

How and Why to Thin Fruit Trees

Have you ever thought… “My peach tree only produces small hard fruit.”  Or… “My apple tree’s fruit tastes good, but all the fruit are so small!” Properly thinning your fruit trees can change the tree from one that’s nice to look at to one whose fruit you look forward to and enjoy! Most fruit trees set […] Read more…

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What's wrong with my Cauliflower? #cauliflower #howtogrowcauliflower #gardening #howto

What’s Wrong With My Cauliflower?

What’s wrong with my cauliflower? The first time I grew cauliflower, it turned out perfectly. I thought… this is easy! I tried growing it again this year and I had plenty of volunteers for the “what’s wrong with my cauliflower?” pictures.  Cauliflower is a cool weather crop in the Brassica family (which includes cabbage, kale, […] Read more…

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