Easy Herbs to Grow From Seed

Easy Herbs to Grow From Seed

Having fresh herbs to use in the kitchen is a great reason to garden. Cut off what you need for that night’s red sauce or even dry herbs to use throughout the year. To get the best bang for your bang, growing from seed is the best. The other awesome advantage is that you can…

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Tips to Prepare Your Garden In Spring

Tips to prepare your garden in the spring

Spring is here and it is time to get your garden in planting shape! Gardens need to be cleaned up, maintained, and refreshed after every planting season, especially after winter. Don’t forget that the soil needs to be prepped and then allowed to rest for a few days before spring planting begins. Here are tips…

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Vegetables to Plant in March and April

Vegetables to Plant  (or Start) in March_April

It’s Springtime i.e. time to get into the garden and grow something! The days are starting to get longer and the sun is shining (mostly) and it is the perfect time to grow your own vegetable gardens. Here are vegetables to plant (or start) in March/April for most zones. Spinach and Lettuce Both spinach and…

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Green Tips for a Backyard Spring Clean Up

Rural compost pile with a rustic pitch fork and flowers in the background

Spring brings great things: sunshine, warmth, and the blooming of flowers and plants in every color of the rainbow.  Critters, great and small, come out of hibernation, active and hungry. However, with all this abundance of life, comes a responsibility… Dare we utter the words spring cleaning? While scrubbing your baseboards and rotating a mattress…

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