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Garden Insects – Beneficial Insects Fall into Three Categories

A flourishing garden is the perfect home for garden insects, including the good, the bad and the ugly. If you are new to gardening, you are likely to try to combat the pests using pesticides. However, it is important...

Effect of Coffee Grounds on Soil

Used coffee grounds can be used as fertilizer in your garden. They can be added to new or existing plant beds. The grounds can also be helpful for eradicating certain pests from your garden, such as slugs, snails and...

How to Grow Portobello Mushrooms

Portobello mushrooms have sprung up on restaurant menus all over North America. And why not? They have excellent nutritional value and, with their large size, Portobellos are hearty enough for a low fat entrée. I always have Portobellos on...

Garden Accents – Pots, Planters, Trellises

If the purpose of your garden is to beautify your surroundings, garden accents can definitely help to you to reach your goal. Some garden accents are practical while others are quite exquisite. They have the ability to take a...

Selecting a Garden Shovel

Your garden can only look as good as you make it look. The upkeep, whether daily, weekly or seasonal is what makes your garden look its best. One way to assist you in making it look its best is...

Growing Pumpkins – Great for Pies and Halloween

There’s a reason pumpkins resemble balls of sunshine – because they require so much of it. The sunnier their location, the better. Tales of monster squash at the Alaska State Fair are absolutely true. Veggies there gain their colossal...

Planting Peas – Gardening 101

Peas are a wonderful addition to any garden. They are easy to grow and practical to store. They are also a great side-dish or addition to any meal. They are a very nutritious vegetable as they contain lots of...

Growing Peppers – Add Flavor to your Meals

Peppers, there are hundreds of them and they are so easy to grow. Whether you like tangy bells in your stir-fry, sweet bananas in your salads, or a hot bite of jalapeños to top off your beans, growing peppers...

Planting Broccoli – A Nourishing and Versatile Vegetable

If you want easy access to a healthy vegetable that most anyone will eat, planting broccoli in your garden is second to none. It is extremely nourishing and has versatile serving options. It is simple to produce and easily...
Brussels Sprouts - A Tasty Vegetable

Brussels Sprouts – A Tasty Vegetable

Brussels sprouts, also known as brussel sprouts, are those cute, little, green cabbages that make a great side dish, adding variety to any meal. Kids sometimes like them, or at least they’ll try them, because they are quite original...

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Selecting a Garden Shovel

Your garden can only look as good as you make it look. The upkeep, whether daily, weekly or seasonal is what makes your garden look its best. One way to assist you in making it look its best is by choosing the proper gardening tools. A garden shovel is...

Holly – Trivia and Information

We all know that holly is used for Christmas decorating. But what else? Most people seem to think they know what it is, but can’t identify it past being a holiday decoration. Holly does have other uses besides being a festive symbol. Here are some little known facts about...

Buying a Rototiller vs. Renting One

If you have ever planted a garden that involved breaking the soil with a pick, turning the soil over with a shovel, raking in compost or fertilizer, and then making rows and furrows with a hoe or shovel, you know that gardening can be hard work. As a hobby,...

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