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How to Sharpen Your Garden Shears

Gardener cleaning and sharpening garden tool in autumn.

Garden shears are a necessity for every gardener. They make the pruning process a breeze, which keeps your plants happy and healthy and helps them produce higher-quality fruits. But, how should you sharpen your garden shears to ensure the job gets done right? And on a related topic, how should you clean them? Below, you’ll …

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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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How to Repair, Maintain, and Repurpose Garden Tools

antique garden tools

Tools are expensive, and garden tools are no different. It takes a healthy investment to build up a decent collection of tools. However, if you’re crafty and are willing to put in extra work, you could build up this collection for a fraction of the cost. Estate sales, garage sales, and second-hand stores are usually full …

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How To Start an Indoor Garden for Beginners

Indoor Garden At Window

Gardening is a peaceful and productive hobby on top of being an important skill. It can teach you patience and consistency while giving beautiful and sometimes delicious final results. However, not everyone has the space or resources to plant a massive outdoor garden. It often discourages people from getting into gardening or even getting started …

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The 5 Best Fallen Apple Tools to Clean Up Your Yard

An apple tree outdoors, surrounded by fallen apples

Apple trees are a great, low-cost gardening option for those who are looking to grow their own fresh fruit. With a wide assortment of different varieties available, there are apple trees that will thrive in any yard or space throughout the United States. There are even fruit-bearing bonsai trees for those living in apartments or …

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