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All About Hydrangeas

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Cucumbers like it hot. Lettuce likes it cool and shady. But with this trellis, they’re perfect companions! Use this slanted trellis to grow your cucumbers and you’ll enjoy loads of straight, unblemished fruit. Plant lettuce, mesclun or spinach in the shady area beneath to protect it from wilting or bolting.

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Line your raised bed with chicken wire to keep out gophers and moles! (My-FavThings)

Line your raised bed with chicken wire to keep out gophers and moles!

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Companion Planting

Companion Planting - What Not to Plant Together when Gardening

12 Well Designed Easy Access Raised Garden Beds Raised garden beds are easy on your back and will give your plants good drainage and generally better soil quality. By building this U-shaped garden bed, you’ll also get easier access to all your plants.

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An Almost Foolproof Way to Grow an Avocado Plant from a Seed

An Almost Foolproof Way to Grow an Avocado from a Seed. However, Avocado plant's leaves are toxic to horses, so don't have in or around horse paddock.

There are many types of hydrangeas, here is a how-to guide to help you understand what these beautiful plants are all about.

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Make the Most of Your Garden by Choosing Plants Wisely

Know the difference between an annual and perennial plant? Know which ones are "once and done" and which ones will keep providing? Here's some help for getting the most out of your garden!

Marigolds are a wonderful natural pest repellent. I love tricks like this for protecting plants without pesticides.

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Soil Nutrient Deficiencies and How to Fix Them

Below is a simple chart to help you diagnose some of the most common and most important soil nutrient deficiencies and how to fix them so th...

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Use Your Old Coffee Grounds in the Garden.

Use Your Old Coffee Grounds in the Garden. There are many ways to use them. Camellias, hydrangeas, and roses are all nitrogen loving plants so the coffee grounds help. The grounds are also a great deterrent for slugs and snails around hostas and other plants that the pests love. See more ideas:

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Companion Plants for Fruit Trees

Nasturtium planted beneath pear trees & allowed to climb around the tree provides protection from coddling moth & fruit tree borers. Plant legumes to help fix nitrogen.Plant bee balm & borage to attracting beneficial insects. Borage adds calcium, potassium & other minerals to the soil.

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Gardening 101: How to Plant Bell Peppers

Gardening 101: How to plant peppers. Great tips to help your plants start healthy and stay healthy.