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The Importance of Potting Soil

The Importance of Potting Soil You’ve chosen your container and you’re anxious to fill it with colorful blooms – but wait! You aren’t quite ready to plant, and the next step – filling your pot with the best planting medium — is critical to your gardening success. Say No to Garden Soil Don’t be tempted […]

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Selecting the Best Container for Your Plants

Selecting the Best Container for Your Plants Choosing the right container isn’t only about appearance – it’s about keeping your plants safe and healthy. When it comes to selecting a container, there are several factors to keep in mind. No matter what type of container you select, it must have at least one drainage hole […]

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Rose Gardening

Take your rose gardening to the next level “The rose has thorns only for those who would gather it.” – Chinese Proverb Grow your rose bushes in fabric pots and you’ll never need to gather them.  You can easily move them around and enjoy the benefits of growing your roses in fabric pots.  They’ll develop […]

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Contain Potentially Invasive Plants in Fabric Grow Pots

People hoping to develop an edible forest garden or even a small perennial food producing plot should consider focusing on native plants that require little care and offer bounteous returns. In some cases, such prolific food producers will be labeled “invasive” or “aggressive” by modern gardeners who have grown accustomed to notions of annual planting, […]

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Ten Easy Steps to Constructing Orchard Mason Bee Houses

With declining bee populations and pesticides in constant threat of other pollinators, a growing interest in pollinator gardens and other bee-attracting inclusions exist.  If you hope to attract gentle and effective bees to your garden, consider constructing an orchard bee house.  Orchard bees are nonaggressive pollinators of fruit trees, and this makes them both welcome […]

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Edible Forest Gardens Grow Food and Community

Edible Forest Gardening, making food forests where trees only might grow, isone of the oldest methods of agroforestry known. In fact, long before terms for such methods existed people were coming to forests to collect the food to feed their families. By Nature, humans make observations with hopes of repeating demonstrated events, and this led to […]

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