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Grow amazing vegetables in raised bed gardens without importing a lot of expensive soil.

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The benefits of wood ash in the garden

The Benefits of Wood Ash in the garden. If you have a wood burning fireplace, you can turn your ashes into a useful nutrient for your garden. Wood ash has an alkaline pH so is suitable for raising the pH in acid soils and helps promote flowering. | The Micro Gardener

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How to use seeds from purchased produce

Plant seeds from grocery store vegetables - Remove the seeds. Wash and dry the seeds with plain room temp water. Put the seeds in a ziplock and freeze for 2 days. Put on the counter for 2 days. Put them back in the freezer for two days. Thaw, and they’re ready to use.

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Roundup: 5 DIY Composting Techniques For Creating Your Own Rich, Organic Fertilizer

Just what we need at the beginning of the growing season! Five ways to compost your scraps for better garden soil.

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A better way to grow cilantro

Continuous cilantro method. Thickly plant seeds mixed with sand in pot 18" wide and 10" deep. As leaves appear, shear one section at a time. By the time you're back to the first section, new leaves are there.

How to layer material for a raised bed garden without importing expensive potting mix & topsoil. by meredith

raised beds for gardening

Great for raised beds or pots. Beds 3-4 feet wide, length is as long as you want. Can use: newspaper 1/2 inch, old straw, leaves, old hay, potting mix or compost, manure, at least a foot deep.

Never Pay For Onions Again: Grow Them Indoors. This page has all sorts of interesting ideas for growing plants indoors.

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{Raised Bed Gardening Part 2} Putting Together the Soil

Perfect Raised Bed Soil {Raised Bed Gardening Part 2} Putting Together the Soil

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Get Your Tomatoes off to a Perfect Start

Plant Your Tomatoes deeply by bhg.com: Tomato plants form roots all the way along their stems, so you can give your plants an extra-strong root system (especially the tall, leggy ones) by planting them on their sides. Do remove any leaves that would be covered under the soil, though. Buried leaves could rot and encourage disease. No more worries over leggy seedlings! #Tomatoes