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How To Properly Clean Your Garden Tools

Taking care of your garden is crucial if you want to have a healthy outdoor space. But how can you ensure you can clean your garden tools well, especially at the end of the gardening season? While it may seem like a tedious task, proper cleaning and maintenance of gardening tools are essential to getting the most out of …

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8 Alternatives To Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers

Man using electric powered leaf blower to blow autumn leaves from grass lawn. Landscape worker clearing fall leaves from residential yard.

Fall is the perfect time to bring out the leaf blower for a tidier garden in the quickest time possible. Raking has always been the traditional way of getting debris out of your garden and backyard, but let’s face it — it’s tedious! A leaf blower is a powerful and time-saving piece of equipment, allowing you …

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How to Kill Weeds Without Hurting Your Garden

weed pulling - gardening in the spring

Weeds are a frustrating part of gardening, whether you have a bed full of florals or vegetables. Unfortunately, they are more than just an eyesore. Weeds compete with plants for nutrients and water, acting as a host for diseases and pests, which can quickly transform your garden from an oasis to a nightmare. While properly …

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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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