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Our Top 5 Picks For The Best Kitchen Composter

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If you’re interested in composting, but don’t need a large outdoor composter or want to stop piling your inside bin full of smelly, rotten food, then you might be looking for the best kitchen composter. Not only is composting great for the environment, but it also helps your garden out too as your soil will …

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Best Lightweight Garden Hose Picks for Your Watering Needs

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If you’re tired of dragging around heavy garden hoses from watering location to watering location, you have to look into these lightweight options. While good hoses tend to be heavy and cumbersome, you can find durable and lightweight garden hoses. We found them for you and have reviewed them in detail below. Read on to …

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How to Use Grow Bags to Harvest Vegetables With Minimal Space

Organic lettuce growing in white grow bags.

Are you looking for an alternative to in-ground garden beds this growing season? Are you short on space for your favorite vegetable plants? Grow bags are a convenient way to plant tomatoes and more without a ton of garden space. With proper care and storage, you can reuse them each year for a customizable garden …

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How to Use a Heat Mat for Plants to Grow Seedlings Faster

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As I’m preparing my patio container garden this spring, I’ve been thinking about ways to grow seedlings easier and better than I have in the past years. One of the ideas I’ve found that’s been helpful is using a heat mat for plants. These devices help promote growth, faster germination, and generally, an easier start …

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Best Wood Chippers: Easy Landscape Cleanup Solutions

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After my spring cleanup, I literally have branches lying in every corner of my property. First, the tall bushes needed to be trimmed, then the fruit trees, and finally I tackled the pines that border the property and took off some bottom branches to influence growth higher up. I also want to spread some new …

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Best Garden Hose Quick Connect to Make Your Life Easier

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Are you fed up struggling to attach different fittings to your garden hose? Does watering the garden or washing the car turn into a long and frustrating job instead of a nice way to spend a Sunday afternoon? Finding the best garden hose quick connect means you can solve these problems and turn those outside …

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Top 5 Garden Hose Reels to Keep Your Yard Organized

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After a tiring day in the garden, you just want to pack up as quickly as possible, but coiling your garden hose is one of those jobs that seems to take forever.  There are many options for simpler hose storage, including hose pots, hose hangers, and hose hideaways. The right hose reel is the superior …

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Best Garden Hose: 6 Kink Free Choices to Consider

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We’ve all been there: You roll out your hose, turn on the water, and nothing comes out. Kinked hoses are the worst. We found that even so-called kink-free hoses can develop kinks. Good thing you can draw from our experience. We’ve researched and rounded up some of the very best and ACTUAL kink-free garden hoses …

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The 5 Best Cordless Grass Shears to Revitalize Your Garden

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Cordless grass shears make it easy to keep your garden, patio, and backyard in tip-top shape. They work faster and more accurately than tedious manual grass shears; plus, you get the fun of using a power tool! That’s why cordless grass shears are a totally essential gardening tool. Check out our roundup of the top …

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