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A Bit About Determinate and Indeterminate Tomatoes

Many people just starting out with tomatoes tend to buy what are known as “bush tomatoes”. These are a determinate tomato variety and they generally grow to a certain height…

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Some Tools and Starter Tips For Fall Gardening

The summer gardens are just getting in full swing. Though gardening is all about timing and summer is when I make sure my fall plans are set. I didn’t have…

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Worm Castings to Build Healthy Soil

The thing that most new gardeners don’t get is that if the world were to stop working all of a sudden it would be no easy feat to turn one’s…

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Mulberry Tree Propagation From Cuttings

My current yard I’m playing with has a couple of mulberry trees. My southern property also had some white mulberries and I had some success with rooting some of those…

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Using Paper Towels to Germinate Seeds

Seeds seem to germinate mostly when they please. Some seeds will pop up right away and others will sit there for about a month before they start sending out roots…

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How To Hatch Chicks In An Incubator

Hatching out little quail or chickens can be intimidating at first and a lot of things will convince you that you need expensive gear to do so or nothing will…

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Tomato Leaf Homemade Pest Control Spray

While on the surface my desire to harness tomato leaf waste for a natural pesticide might seem frugal, the truth is I see it as more defensive. There are news…

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How to Store Seeds For Years or Even Decades

When you check the back of the packet on garden seeds you will notice they have a one-year sell-by date as well as usually something indicating how long you can…

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DIY Tree Stump Table, Forest Recycling Fun

It is a great treat when you can find items from nature to work into your decor and crafting fun. I had a lot of fun in the past playing…

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Small Space Gardening in a First-Year Garden

This year I have quite a bit of potential land to convert to a garden. Given this is my first year and the soil is decent though not built up,…

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