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Companion Planting - What Not to Plant Together when Gardening

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Natural Weed Killer 1 gallon vinegar, 1/2 cup salt, dash of dish washing detergent (makes it stick to the weeds). Mix well, spray on weeds in the morning, rejoice in their death that evening. This works best on a sunny day.

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Potatoes in a Sack - Yields are higher and it saves space in the garden for other things!

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Monsanto now owns 40% of the seed market! It’s not terribly easy to avoid them, which is why we’ve compiled this list to help you navigate

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6 Reasons Plants Love Cinnamon: Feathers in the woods: Spice it up! Why plants love cinnamon

Spice it up! Why plants love cinnamon

One of the latest trends in growing plants is “containerscaping.” See why more gardeners are opting towards plants in containers and not in the ground.


Careless Gardener: The top five plants for low maintenance gardens

The top five plants for low maintenance gardens

The secret to insane planter growth. One ingredient for impressive plants - so easy!

Wednesday Watch List - Update Edition - Life On Virginia Street

How to Can: Step-by-Step Guides -- everything you need to know about waterbath canning

How to Can {A step-by-step guide} - Frugal Living NW

Vertical veg garden seen at Malvern Show. Such a clever idea!

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I plant this every year for my patio! So full and vibrant, inexpensive too!

Hurry up spring!


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Use banana peels, egg shells, coffee grounds and crushed Tums with calcium when planting tomatoes

patio tomato plants - Yahoo Image Search Results

Natural weed killer: 2c white vinegar + 1T dish soap + 1T. salt. Blend and pour into a spray bottle. Will kill anything!

Weed Killer recipe - The Paper Mama

The secret to growing the healthiest most beautiful plants is right in your backyard! Feed your soil!

Soil Food for Greener Gardens: Find the Best Amendments in Your Own Backyard

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. Awesome!

Sunset Tree, Lake Maggiore, Italy - rugged life

Plant lemongrass as a natural way to keep mosquitoes away. | 51 Budget Backyard DIYs That Are Borderline Genius

51 Budget Backyard DIYs That Are Borderline Genius

The Deep Mulch Method of gardening started with gardening author Ruth Stout. It promises no tilling, no weeding, and almost no work. (!) Jill Winger of The Prairie Homestead decided to give it a try. She describes how she got started, and what the results were. || Jill @ The Prairie Homestead

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This is so AWESOME!! You put in your zip code, and it tells you what plants you should be planting now. You can even look ahead a few months to plan out your garden!

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20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips And Ideas

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

Asparagus growing in a raised bed

How to Grow Asparagus, Asparagus, Growing Asparagus, Planting Asparagus

DIY Composting Guide

Composting for the Homeowner – Gardening | The Homestead Survival

Awesome tips and tricks for planting, displaying and maintaining outdoor pots.

Porch Pots

How to Save Seeds from Your Vegetable Garden

Green Living - HowStuffWorks

Quit pulling weeds! (We've done this for 2 years now and I will never garden without mulch again!) Ruth Stout, no- work garden, this is one great concept for anyone wanting to garden effectively and easily!

Ruth Stout's System for Gardening