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    Is anyone out there in a hurry? Are you working three jobs, have seven children, or on your way to a fire? This no-dig planting method is the fastest way to a vegetable garden – a soil bag can...

    Easy-to-make self-watering containers. Free how-to; inventor asks users to make contribution to feeding the hungry for using his plans. Great idea - love paying it forward like that!


    corrugated garden beds assembled and ready for soil and plants

    Learn how to test soil drainage before planting

    start a garden in garden soil bags. It really turns out beautiful in the end. You don't see the bags after the mulch goes on top. Very easy and few weeds.

    How to Compost - Magnificent Garden Soil

    This site is great - you can plug in your zipcode and it tells you what zone you live in...I always thought I was in zone 5 from those tiny maps on seed packets, but apparently I'm in Zone 6, so I can start planting earlier!!! Zone 6 Vegetable planting calendar describing approximate dates to start vegetable plants indoors and outdoors relative to specific USDA Plant Hardiness Zones.

    Alternative Gardning: 12 Fastest Vegetables to Grow in your Garden

    Standing Garden -- I have this and don't like it for these reasons: It does not have a big enough water well; it uses more soil than what you need; and, the wood sucks the water out of the soil. -- Deb

    Great garden sign

    When to Plant?

    Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and nothing will grow there. use baking soda around all of the edges of flower beds to keep the grass and weeds from growing into beds. Just sprinkle it onto the soil so that it covers it lightly. Do this twice a year - spring and fall.

    How to Prep Soil for a Vegetable Garden.... and other great blog for gardening ideas! - Collecting up my prior pins here for re-casting on new boards.


    How To Improve your Garden soil without a compost heap - An easy way to recycle kitchen waste directly in your soil.

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    How to have a happy garden with healthy soil at

    Recycle and water your pots!

    Leafmaster Leaf Blower and Vac

    10 Fastest Growing Veggies for Your Garden.