8 Tips for Successful Container Gardening

Introduction Container gardening is a great idea for city dwellers or anyone who doesn’t have a green thumb. You can get started with these basic tips to help you get the most out of this experience. Keep in mind that container gardening isn’t something that’s going to happen overnight, but if you give it time and attention, it will pay off! In order to keep your plants healthy, you’ll need to add nutrients and water them on a regular basis. It’s also important to pick containers that are appropriately sized for your plants so they don’t have too much space …

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What are some benefits of miniature gardening?

Intro It’s been said that a garden can be therapeutic. Whether or not you believe in the idea of gardening as therapy, it is undeniable that miniature gardens provide a great way to get into nature and take care of something without taking up too much space. Even if you don’t have a green thumb, it’s hard to kill off your miniature garden! It doesn’t take up much space and can brighten up any cubicle at work or even be used as home decor. Not only that but creating miniature gardens has become easier than ever with the growth of …

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Growing Strawberries Tips & Tricks

I absolutely love strawberries! This juicy little berry is so wonderful in all kinds of foods. I love to enjoy strawberries that have been macerated in balsamic vinegar, served on top of vanilla ice cream. The combination of the tart strawberries with the creamy vanilla ice cream is dreamy. So, with my addiction to strawberries in full force, I decided to grow my very own strawberries! Growing strawberries in a container is a great way to keep them away from predators, and growing them in groups of at least three will help them grow into a healthy bunch. This is …

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How to Grow Garlic Indoors

I absolutely love garlic and can never eat too much of it. I find that garlic is a very fundamental base in creating delicious dishes! It is also quite good for you. Garlic is a species of onion and its close relatives are onion, shallot, leek, and chive. These are pretty much all of my […]

How To Make An Egg Shell Flower Pot

Apparently, there is a whole phenomenon with growing plants, herbs, and flowers in eggshells. It makes sense but it was something I have never seen or come across. I do love the idea of it though, and think they’re just so cute! Not only cute though, a great economical way to grow plants and flowers, but that is also recycling something that is usually tossed in the trash or compost. In this video, the host shows us how to make a simple eggshell into an adorable little flower pot. You simply start by cracking the egg and washing it out. …

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Now store this!

(NC)—Christmas lights still up because there’s nowhere to put them? Bikes and kid toys scattered in the backyard? Can’t find (or get to) your essential gardening tools in the garage? Start the season off on the right foot with a quick reorganization of your outdoor space with these storage ideas from The Home Depot Canada: […]

Help kids learn by growing a windowsill garden

(ARA) – A child’s awe while watching a seed germinate and grow into a healthy plant with beautiful flowers or a delicious vegetable is something very special. Their sense of accomplishment expands when the flowers they grew are arranged in a beautiful bouquet or their vegetables are shared in a family dinner. This accomplishment illustrates […]