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Starting a Fall Garden

5 Tips for Starting a Fall Garden - How to start a fall garden - What to plant in a fall garden #fallgarden #gardening

Thinking about starting a fall garden? The harvests don’t have to end because the summer does. Take advantage of an additional growing season and start a fall garden! Fill the harvest basket with spinach, carrots, kale, broccoli and more. Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more information. 5 Tips for Starting a Fall […]

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The Best Way to Water Outdoor Potted Plants

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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 […]

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How to Grow Kale

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Kale is a garden superfood. It’s very easy to grow and good for you too! According to The Vegetable Gardener’s Bible, kale is “almost perfect. Kale has just about everything – good looks, good flavor, and high vitamin and mineral content. Plus it’s super-hardy and rarely bothered by bugs. Kale is like a really good […]

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Arizona Garden in August

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What to do in your Arizona garden in August: Prepare your Arizona garden in August for fall planting by removing spent summer-heat loving vegetables and vegetables that are past their prime.   If monsoon conditions exist, consider a “monsoon planting”. August is a great time for a monsoon planting of several summer vegetables to take advantage of […]

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How to Grow Sunflowers

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It’s hard to see a sunflower blooming and not smile. Sunflowers are a great addition to a summer garden. Take advantage of the unique characteristics of sunflowers and put them to work in your garden. Learning how to grow sunflowers is easy, and finding new ways to incorporate them in to your garden is a […]

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Arizona Gardening in July

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Wondering about Arizona gardening in July? All of these pictures come from my garden in Mesa, Arizona this month. Gardening in Arizona in July can be difficult; planting the right plants in the right location at the right time and watering them correctly is critical for success.  Read my “Ultimate Guide for a Summer Garden […]

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