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The benefits of wood ash in the garden

The benefits of WOOD ASH in the garden. Unlike the decomposed remains of leaves, stems and other green plant parts, burned wood doesn’t contain nitrogen. But it does provide phosphorous, potassium, calcium, boron and other elements that growing plants need. It’s also very alkaline and useful for raising the pH in gardens. You’ll need about twice as much of it as lime, but it will supply nutrients at the same time, and if you’re a wood-burner it’s free.

50 Ways to Fertilize the Garden For Free

50 Ways to Fertilize the Garden For Free | A huge list of things you can use in your own home to help feed your garden and plants! :: DontWastetheCrumbs.com #garden #frugal

How Much to Plant for a Years Worth of Food

Learn how much you need to plant in order to have enough food to feed your family for a year.This planner is AWESOME!!!!!

20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips and Ideas (with pictures!)

20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips And Ideas - 5. Rubbermaid Container Garden - Just because you don’t have much of a yard doesn’t mean you can’t have a nice little garden going. Rubbermaid storage containers are lightweight and just the right size to get you started. Fill the bottom with packing peanuts and a layer of garden fabric to keep them easy to move. This could even work on a small apartment balcony…

40 Plants That Attract Hummingbirds

Love hummingbirds? There are many different flowering plants you can add to your garden or balcony to attract and nourish these beautiful birds. Have a look at the suggestions and see what would work in your yard. Hummingbirds, like bees and butterflies,