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Look To Nature When Deciding When To Plant Yearly Vegetable Gardens

Look To Nature When Deciding When To Plant Yearly Vegetable Gardens


Look To Nature When Deciding When To Plant Yearly Vegetable Gardens

There as never been a fast and hard rule for timetables for weather.  Each year planting is different and can vary from the past year.  But, lucky Mother Nature gives us signs each year of when that time is.  Look to nature when deciding when to plant yearly vegetable gardens.
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Use Less Soil in Your Planting Containers

Use Less Soil in Your Planting Containers

Use Less Soil in Your Planting Containers

Use these tips to use less soil in your planting containers. We all have those x-large outdoor pots that need to be filled with soil for holding beautiful flower arrangements, herbs and produce.  Over the years I have used several items to serve this purpose.  Some were excellent choices and some, poor choices.

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Fungus Gnat Indoor Houseplant Recipe

Fungus Gnat Indoor Houseplant Recipe

Fungus Gnat Indoor Houseplant Recipe

Have little black flies around your houseplants?  Fungus gnats are what you have.  Mix up this fungus gnat indoor houseplant recipe to kill the fungus gnat larvae in the infected soil.

Recipe Mixture

• One part 3% hydrogen peroxide to four parts water.

Directions

Water the top layer of your plant soil. Reapply as needed.

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Selecting Garden Plant Bulbs

Selecting Garden Plant Bulbs

Selecting Garden Plant Bulbs

I’m a person that likes to see and hold my bulbs in my hand when selecting garden plant bulbs. So, ordering my bulbs from an online source is out of the question for me. But, sometimes, it happens that I have to order online.  In that case I cross my fingers and hope I get good ones.  After they arrive I still go over the 4 simple steps below.  If they fail, the postmaster will get them back.
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What is Eating My Cabbage Plants

What is Eating My Cabbage Plants

What is Eating My Cabbage Plants

Yesterday, I received a question in my Facebook inbox that included pictures.  It is an excellent question too.  What is eating my cabbage plants?

 

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How To Care For Houseplants When You Go On Vacation

How To Care For Houseplants When You Go On Vacation - Bathe and bag process. Healthy plants when you return home.

How To Care For Houseplants When You Go On Vacation

How To Care For Houseplants When You Go On Vacation. There was a time when I would hire a house and pet sitter for our home. At the time, we had 2 dogs and our children came with us during our travels. Back then, it was easier and less of a headache to just have a house sitter/pet sitter water our plants for us when she was letting out the dogs.

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Overwintering Geraniums


Overwintering Geraniums

I try to keep myself busy with a multitude of home and garden project during the winter.  This year, I wanted to test a theory a friend passed along about overwintering geraniums.

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