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Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree

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Forcing Paperwhites bulbs in water

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Forcing Paperwhites bulbs in water

 

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How to Plan Your Square Foot Garden

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How to Make a Succulent Garden

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Growing succulent plants in a container garden is easy and immensely satisfying. Succulent plants come in an amazing array of colors and leaf textures and combining them is fun and interesting.

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Secrets to growing tomatoes

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Secrets to growing tomatoes

 

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Build a raised bed garden using pallets

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Select pallets stamped with the letters "HT," which indicates that they have been heat-treated, and not treated with chemicals that can leach into the soil and contaminate plants meant to be consumed such as herbs, vegetables and fruit.


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How to build a log pathway

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A clever way to use wood in the garden.

 

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Soak seeds before planting

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Soaking seeds before planting is an “old time” gardener’s trick that many new gardeners are not aware of. When you soak seeds before planting, you can significantly decrease the amount of time it takes for a seed to germinate.

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How to grow celery from stalk

How to grow celery from stalk | Backyard Gardening | Scoop.it
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Don't toss that celery base! Did you know you can use it to re-grow a new bunch of celery?


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How to Grow Runner Beans

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Climbing French and runner beans are among the most productive vegetable plants in the garden, They are easy to care for once planted out and established, but the key to success is to nourish the soil well before planting time.

 

 

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Paper White Bulbs Planting

Paper White Bulbs Planting | Backyard Gardening | Scoop.it
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Paperwhites they are so easy to plant and it's fun to watch them grow each day, but the best part are the fragrant blooms that last well after Christmas.


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How to Grow flower Bulbs in water

How to Grow flower Bulbs in water | Backyard Gardening | Scoop.it
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For this project you'll simply plop a few bulbs into a container and add water. Let your kids help choose the perfect colors and decorate the pot to give as a holiday gift to a favorite teacher. They'll love watching the sprouts emerge.

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how to grow sweet potato plants

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Sweet potatoes in the U.S. are grown mostly in the South. They are planted in the spring by "slips." These are the small rooted pieces of the vine that grow from the "eyes" or buds of the potato.


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Copper Bird Feeder

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I've lost track of the number of bird feeders I've bought over the years. When I saw this one it seemed very sturdy and I liked the way the lid was fastened down securely. Even the perch ring was welded to the body. I've been using it for several months and still love it .......

 

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Raised-bed vegetable garden

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Raised-bed vegetable garden

 

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Seed Spacing Template

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Seed Spacing Template

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Geranium Budworm Control

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Those worms on your geraniums are The larvae of a small, beige moth called Heliothis virescens or Helicoverpa virescens, which feeds especially on Nicotiana species. The budworms are one of the most destructive pests of tobacco and cotton crops. Some of the common hosts are also petunias and geraniums, and occasionally, roses. The color of the larvae can differ from brown to green with yellow stripes.

 

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Geobin Composting System

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Geobin Composting System

 

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How to build a log pathway

How to build a log pathway | Backyard Gardening | Scoop.it
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A clever way to use wood in the garden.

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Rooting hydrangea cuttings

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Hydrangeas respond well to several propagation techniques, including layering and dividing. But rooting softwood cuttings in summer will yield a bunch of new plants in about four weeks.

 

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Vegetable Garden Problem Solver

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I am not a novice to organic gardening, but I have never focused on growing vegetables before. I bought this book thinking it would be a good reference book to get started. It is that and more.

 

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DIY concrete planter box

DIY concrete planter box | Backyard Gardening | Scoop.it
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Concrete planters are perfect for use outdoors. They looks contemporary and withstand even bad weather conditions.

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Growing hydrangea cuttings

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Grow Hydrangea From Cutting

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Pantry Moth Pheromone Traps

Pantry Moth Pheromone Traps | Backyard Gardening | Scoop.it
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Eliminated my pantry moths in a few weeks! and after a few months of no activity I took it out. If I have another outbreak I can just take out another one and it will do the trick! Wish I had gotten these sooner!

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Things I learned about gardening from Pinterest

Things I learned about gardening from Pinterest | Backyard Gardening | Scoop.it
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Here are the top things I learned about gardening from Pinterest

 

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