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The 5 uses of baking soda in the garden!

Fresh Organic Gardening

The 10 EASIEST Vegetables to Grow: Make this THE YEAR you start that vegetable #garden | via @SparkPeople #gardening

Scarecrow Festival 2011 at St Chad's Church, Pattingham South Staffordshire

Scarecrow Hawk Deterrent from Farmhouse38

Scarecrow Hawk Deterrent

50 Ways to Fertilize the Garden For Free - from leftover food to common plants to animal parts, a great list of free & effective fertilizers for the garden. :: DontWastetheCrumb...

50 Ways to Fertilize the Garden For Free

How to Control Annual Weeds

Gardening With Charlie - Controlling Annual Weeds

How Not To Fail At Gardening - Thinking about starting your own garden at home? I got tips on how not to fail at gardening that will help you this gardening season.

How Not To Fail At Gardening

Growing Asparagus In The Home Garden

Gardening: Growing Asparagus In The Home Garden

SchneiderPeeps - There are many reasons to grow fruit even on small property. With just a little bit of planning you can enjoy fresh fruit for many years.

30 Ways of Homesteading - Growing Fruit | SchneiderPeeps

Everyone knows hosta is great for the shade and a beautiful hardy perennials it is, however, there are other great shady bloomers that you may not have heard of that do well in my shady backyard.

7 Out of the Ordinary Shade Perennials - Garden Matter

Are you interested in growing your own food, but struggle to find any extra room in your budget for gardening supplies? These Frugal DIY GARDEN tips will help you to grow your own food without breaking the bank on gardening supplies.

70+ Frugal DIY Garden Resources | Grounded & Surrounded

Have a yard that doesn’t get a lot of light? Plant veggies that flourish in the shade. | 23 Diagrams That Make Gardening So Much Easier

23 Diagrams That Make Gardening So Much Easier

How to dry lavender

Growing and drying Lavender.... - Jennifer Rizzo

Harvest 101: How to Grow Pumpkins...they are really easy and fun to grow. Especially the little ones and gourdes.

Tips for Growing Pumpkins : HGTV Gardens

Very in depth pumpkin growing guide. It even tells you how to tell if a flower is male or female and why you'd even want to care.

~How To Kill Squash Bugs, Squash Bug Eggs, and Nymphs~ excellent tips!

Homemade natural pesticide recipe for combating squash bugs.

Use a Natural Pesticide for Squash Bug Control

How To Get Rid of Squash Bugs, Squash Bug Eggs, and Nymphs

DIY Miracle Grow - 1 gallon of water, 1 tbl epsom salt, 1 tsp baking powder, 1/2 tsp ammonia...Mix all ingredients into the gallon of water and use once a month on your plants. Your plants will thank you :)

Six in the Suburbs: DIY Miracle Grow (Chemical Free)

Raised bed with concrete cinder blocks. Kill grass with layer of cardboard. Good way to grow mint perhaps.

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

PVC drip irrigation: This is DIY and AMAZING! The man on this site give very specific, thorough directions.

Drip Irrigation System - A drip irrigation system for under $100

DIY Screw in mister jets sprinkler system, sprinklers

Screw in mister jets

The newspaper will prevent any grass and weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months. By that time, any grass and weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead. It’s green, it’s cheaper than fabric, and when you decide to remove or redesign the bed later on, you will not have the headache you would with fabric.

Manscaping, Phase 2 : A Guest Post from Aaron

Seed Starter Soil blocks - easy and cheap to make a lot of starters Eliot Coleman's Organic Recipe • 30 units peat • 1/8 unit lime or ½ unit wood ashes, • 20 units coarse sand or perlite • 3/4 unit organic fertilizer (equal parts blood meal, colloidal phosphate and greensand) • 10 units good garden soil • 20 units well-aged compost

Make Super Cheap Seed Starters

Growing asparagus. Perennial vegetable = only plant once! Good companions: rhubarb, strawberry, horseradish.

Perennial Vegetables: Grow More Food With Less Work