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When To Apply Fertilizer To Vegetable Gardens

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Fertilizing your garden can be a tricky process, and a mistake can be very punishing, sometimes even fatal, to your plants. One of the most common mistakes people make is fertilizing at the wrong time. When to apply fertilizer to vegetable gardens is a very important aspect of caring for them. Learn the basics of …

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12 Easy Garden Plants That are Actually Worth Growing

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Gardening is a great way to relax and unwind from the craziness of everyday life. It also provides added bonuses like having fresh grown food and beautiful flowers blooming. The last thing anyone wants is for their garden plants to add to their worries, taking up too much time and adding extra stress. Planning a …

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10 Reasons Why Your Vegetable Garden is Struggling

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In recent times there has been a surge in the interest in self-sustainability and homesteading. It has led to an increase in people who started growing fruit and vegetables in their gardens and planters on their rooftops or balconies. However, it is never as simple as planting the seeds and waiting. Many factors determine the …

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Best Vegetables and Herbs to Grow This Winter

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As the seasons change, we think about what’s next for the garden. I find myself at a loss in the winter months, trying to decide what to grow in the colder season. Living in Illinois, I’m primarily restricted to indoor gardening for any winter harvest, but many winter vegetables thrive when planted in autumn and …

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How to Keep Deer From Eating Your Perennials

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Any gardener will understand the struggles of pest problems in your garden. Depending on where you live, deer damage can be a huge problem that could destroy your beautiful perennials in a few minutes. Turn your back for a second and a herd of hungry deer could descend on your garden for their daily buffet. …

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The Best Solar Panels for Heating Your Greenhouse in 2021

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Building a solar greenhouse in your backyard is a brilliant way to extend your growing season. If done right, it could also greatly reduce greenhouse gases which cause climate change. While the benefits of greenhouses are many, they could end up costing you a fortune to heat in the middle of winter. They could also …

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