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How To Fix Compacted Soil In Your Garden

gardener digging up compacted soil

Compacted soil is the bane of many gardener’s existences. It’s impossible to dig into, water and nutrients won’t penetrate, and therefore, nothing grows. Compacted soil is usually an indicator of high clay content in your soil. Soil with a high clay content is ideal for use as a building material but not so great when …

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How To Make Your Own Soil Sifter Box

gardeners sifting soil

You’re forgiven if the act of sifting something makes you think of baking. But did you know that sifting is something experienced gardeners do, too? Removing rocks, debris, and large clumps of soil by hand can be a very time-consuming process. This is why professional landscapers use electric sifters to make short work of the …

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8 Reasons To Use Epsom Salt in Your Garden Today

epsom salt in gardeners hand

No matter if you are a beginner or an experienced gardener, you shouldn’t be afraid of experimenting and trying different applications to have a healthy and beautiful garden. If you are up to date with new solutions, you should know that one of the most trending commodities used in gardening today is Epsom Salt.  However, …

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Common Birdfeeder Mistakes You Might Be Making

bird sitting on feeder by pink flowers

Feeders are an excellent way to entice birds into your backyard space. However, there are several mistakes you might be making regarding feeder type, location, and contents. These mistakes result in the attraction of only certain birds at best. Otherwise, you may find that no birds visit your feeder at all.  In worst cases, improper feeder …

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12 Ideas For Extending Your Outdoor Living Space

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Is there a better way to rest after a long day than relaxing in the backyard? You might think that spending time outside your house isn’t as comfortable as inside, but that is not true.  There are plenty of ways to make yourself feel comfy out there. All you need is some outdoor furniture, lights, …

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