All posts by Nicki

Create a Bird Friendly Garden

 Make Your Garden Bird Friendly Can you imagine a garden without birds – no spring robin hopping about and searching for food. No tiny hummingbirds zipping from flower to flower. No little brown

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Drought Resistant Gardens

Is your garden drought resistant? What’s the weather forecast? Serious information for gardeners regardless of where you live! This summer, we west coast gardeners have been forecast with extra-hot,

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Garden With Coffee Grounds

Love your morning cup of coffee? I sure do! Don’t toss those grounds from your morning cuppa in the garbage or down the disposer! Instead, put some zip in your garden with coffee grounds. Why would

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Feeding the Soil

Feeding the Soil – Vital to Plant Health The vitality and health of the plants you grow depends on more than feeding them during the growing season. To have healthy plants your soil must have reserves

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6 Fast Growing Groundcovers

Fast Growing Groundcovers for Difficult Spots There are times when any gardener needs a quick growing plant for fast covering of bare soil in beds or on a sloped bank. Perhaps you have just started a new

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Effects of Roundup Chemical Glyphosate

 Roundup Ready Grains – Carcinogenic? In the wake of the March 20, 2015 announcement by the International Agency for Research on Cancer that glyphosate is ‘probably’ carcinogenic, Dr.

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