April – Gardening to-do List

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April Gardening Tips And To Do List Planning If you are buying your plant start with well-developed root systems that are vigorous, but not larger than the pot or area you are planting. Plan to attract hummingbirds to your garden this year by planting red or orange flowers. Make a layout of your garden this […]

March – Gardening to-do List

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March Gardening Tips And To Do List Depending on where you live – when your outside temperature allows you to be out and work in the soil.  Utilize the ideas below. Planning Look for bare-root trees with large root systems not top growth.  Keep in mind, size does not matter in tree size it is […]

Garlic – How to Grow and Harvest

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Garlic (Allium sativum). I love the history, lore and growing information of this alluring, time-tested herb. I especially fell in love when I saw a elephant galic being cut and readied for drying. I hope you find the information as exciting as I did and find an incredible desire to include Garlic in your garden. […]

Hydrofarm JSV4 4-Foot Jump Start T5 Grow Light System

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Size: 52.75 X 11.5 InThe 4 ft wide Jump Start T5 Grow Light System is ideal for seedlings, cuttings, flowers and house plants. The super efficient T5 lights help you grow faster by providing 15-20% more lumens than traditional grow lights. It features a simple toggle clamp for easy lamp height adjustment, and the fixture […]

Norpro Degradable Compost Bags

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Product Description: 100-Percent degradable and compostable. Use for food scraps, peelings, egg shells, coffee grounds and other biodegradable waste for composting. Fits most compost keepers and pails. Endorsed by ISAB and OPI. Boxed with dispenser lid. Perfecting for taking with you when you walk your pets too. Each bag is 6 liter, .65mm thick. 14-Inch […]

Stainless Steel Counter Top Compost Pail

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Product Description: This Stainless Steel Compost Pail is a great way to collect kitchen scraps like fruit and vegetable peels and rinds, coffee grounds, eggshells, tea bags, etc. instead of throwing them in the trash. By using a compost pail, you can make fewer trips out to the compost bin or pile, and this stainless […]

Garden Harvest Tomato Recipes

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Tomatoes Availability When planted in late spring tomato blossoms will grow into green fruit and will ripen red by mid-summer through September or the first frost. Tomatoes are available year round but lack in taste during the off season. Practical ideas when buying tomatoes Bright red color, no bruises, or spots Buy when they are […]

Container Gardening

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Container Gardening: 250 Design Ideas & Step-By-Step Techniques [Fine Gardening] on Amazon.com. *FREE* super saver shipping on qualifying offers. For people who dont have space or time for traditional gardening and who need expert advice on choosing and using plants and containers to create their own container garden

Homemade Fruit and Vegetable Wash

Homemade Fruit & Vegetable Wash Ingredients 1 cup water 1 cup vinegar 2 Tablespoon baking soda 2 Tablespoon lemon juice Directions: Mix all ingredients in a large bowl. Mix well; be cautious as vinegar and baking soda will fizz. Pour into a clean spray bottle. Spray produce generously and let sit for 5 minutes then […]

Rainwater Harvesting

Rainwater Harvesting   With all the rain we get in the Pacific North West, it is no wonder I am interested in harvesting Rainwater. On average the Pacific Northwest gets 30+ inches of rain per year, that being said, why on earth would I not find a way to harvest as much free water as […]

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