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Author: Candace Osmond

31 of the Best DIY Garden Pallet Projects

Reclaimed wood has become a hot topic among the arts and crafts crowd, the home renovation and decoration junkies, and even the gardening scene. There’s the glamorous idea of finding shiplap in your home and repurposing it, but a more common theme now is to find ways to use old pallets, which are in much greater supply. In the interest of helping you get creative with reclaimed wood, we’ve created this list of garden ideas with pallets to spark new thoughts and ways to design your garden and yard using an element that is cheap or free but can...

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How to Make an Indoor Composting Bin In 4 Easy Steps

Do you love gardening? Or maybe you’re tossing around the idea of starting your very own veggie patch this Spring? Whatever the case, making your own organic compost can really help your gardening game. Not only that, it also cuts down on the amount of organic waste that’s just being tossed in landfills, unable to properly break down into the Earth due to the numerous other man-made waste that occupies the space. But, heading out to the backyard compost bin every time you have organic materials to dispose of can be annoying. So, having a neat little kitchen countertops...

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Best Composters – Buyers Guide and Reviews

Finding the best composter on the market is no easy challenge. There are so many different types of composter available – everything from tumblers, to worm farms and straightforward bins for your backyard. Composting is great for the environment and anything we can do to stop waste going to landfill sites is excellent. So finding the right composter is really important to make it easy and fuss-free to recycle your garden and kitchen waste. We’ve put together some composter reviews looking at different types and designs so you are fully informed when you make the choice. But first, let’s...

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Is Mushroom Compost Good For Tomatoes?

If you’ve ever tried to grow tomatoes, you know how frustrating it can be. Getting the soil right, the amount of water and light they need as well as making sure you use a fertilizer or plant food can be difficult. Getting those nice, red ripe tomatoes is every gardener’s dream, whether you’re a pro or just beginning. And there are so many products on the market claiming to help you get your fruit looking (and tasting!) the best. But is mushroom compost good for tomatoes? We have put together all the information to answer this gardeners’ dilemma once...

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51 Awesome Backyard Pool Designs & Ideas: #23 is So Cool!

Lounging by the pool and taking a nice dip now and then can really make summer the best part of the year. Of course, it’s not often anymore that you find a plain, rectangular pool in the backyard. Most backyards have been designed around more interesting pool ideas. If you’re looking to dress up your pool, whether for a specific occasion or for a permanent design element, consider these 51 backyard pool designs and ideas that can really add character and intrigue to your pool, as well as to your entire landscape. Content 51 Awesome Backyard Pool Designs and...

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