Category Archives for Planting

Home Garden Schedule for January

The Home Garden Schedule: January It’s January, and time to begin thinking about the home garden schedule for the coming year. Here on the West Coast, some areas have a smattering of snow on the ground.

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How to Make Gardening Easier: My 9 Top Methods

Make Gardening Easier With These 9 Tips We gardeners are always searching for ways to make gardening easier. . There is always something to do – planning, planting, watering, weeding, harvesting… Most

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Growing Strawberries: Sweet Taste of Spring

How to Grow Sweet Juicy Strawberries Sweet juicy strawberries, available in supermarkets and your local farmers’ market are a sure sign that the spring growing season has arrived. Here are tips

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Window Boxes Jazz Up Your Home

Window Boxes Add Color and Charm And that’s true, whether you’re in an apartment, a suburban ranch-style house or a country farmhouse. Filled with bright flowers and cascading greenery, they

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New Zealand Spinach: New Greens

New Zealand spinach in the garden Tired of your spinach plants bolting before you get to enjoy them in your salads? Why not plant New Zealand spinach this spring. New Zealand spinach is also known as

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Companion Planting – Does it Work?

Companion planting: growing 2 plants together that will benefit each other So what are those benefits? Companions improve plant growth – Legumes benefit their neighbours by enriching the soil with

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