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How to Direct Sow Seeds

Last updated on May 24th, 2021There are different methods for bringing new plants to your garden but the most inexpensive one is to direct sow seeds. Some people might find the direct sowing process too difficult and stick to more convenient methods but it’s actually quite easy once you learn the basics. The best part…

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The 18 Best Vegetables to Plant in Early Spring

Last updated on June 30th, 2021While early spring may not be an ideal planting time for many vegetables, there are some plants that can still perform well. Despite the reduced temperatures and damp ground, some vegetables can still manage to produce a bountiful harvest in the spring. They go from seed to harvest even before…

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12 Common Apple Tree Diseases (And How to Treat Them)

Last updated on October 24th, 2022There are many diseases that can impact your apple trees. Some of them shouldn’t be very concerning as the most damage you can expect is slight cosmetic issues. Other diseases can be more damaging and reduce the amount of fruit produced or even cause tree death. While treating apple tree…

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How to Make Your Own Maple Syrup

Last updated on June 30th, 2021Instead of store-bought maple syrup that’s often full of additives, you can make your own real maple syrup if you have access to maple trees. It’s actually not that hard as creating maple syrup involves a process called sugaring. While doing it on a larger scale can become expensive and…

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How to Grow Tomatoes

Last updated on June 7th, 2021Many people agree that homegrown tomatoes are vastly superior to store-bought ones. Growing your own tomatoes isn’t a very difficult process assuming you make a few preparations and care for them regularly. A healthy tomato crop will reward you with a bountiful harvest and a distinctive aroma rich in flavor.…

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How to Grow Blackberries

Last updated on June 7th, 2021If you don’t have a lot of space in the garden yet still prefer homegrown fruits over store-bought ones, berries represent a convenient crop to try. Blackberries are some of the easiest berries to grow as they don’t require very intensive maintenance. These fruits are delicious and can be considered…

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How to Grow Mushrooms in Your Garden

Last updated on September 10th, 2022Low in calories and full of important nutrients, mushrooms can be considered healthy additions to any diet. Instead of purchasing store-bought mushrooms, why not grow your own? It’s totally possible to grow tasty mushrooms in your own garden without too much effort. The secret is to provide mushrooms with ideal…

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Go Natural by Growing Organic Garden Peas

Last updated on June 30th, 2021If you’re looking to grow your own nourishing garden, there are lots of interesting vegetable choices to include. Peas are easy to grow and have many nutritional advantages. There’s also the delicious taste of fresh peas which is simply not comparable to canned or frozen options. Growing an organic pea…

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How to Identify and Kill the Creeping Charlie (Ground Ivy) Weed

Last updated on June 30th, 2021The Creeping Charlie, also known as ground ivy, can easily invade your garden bed or yard. Even though it does have some beneficial uses, this plant is considered one of the most stubborn weeds that you can deal with. It’s capable of thriving in different environments, though it prefers moist…

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28 Free DIY Chicken Coop Plans

Last updated on April 14th, 2021Do you wish to raise chickens in your own backyard? There are many reasons why that could be a good idea. The only important aspect that you need to take care of is building a nice home to keep your chickens safe and happy. Even if you don’t have a…