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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 Rhododendrons

Rhododendrons –  gorgeous flowering shrubs… Rhododendrons are beautiful woodland plants that easily thrive in your garden. Because many are broad-leafed evergreens, they add year-round interest.

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Winterize Your Herb Garden

Well, we arrived home from a week in sunny Las Vegas, welcomed by snow and below zero temperatures! Unusual for here on the west coast of Canada in mid-November. Luckily, I had taken care to winterize

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7 Landscaping Mistakes

We all want to have a beautiful yard, with easy care landscaping that is the envy of our neighbors. And, being a nation of do-it-yourselfers, many of us create our home landscape design by looking at garden

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10 Ways to Have Healthy Soil

Growing vegetables in your own garden is a great way to save money and eat more healthily. We grow our own veggies so that we will have fewer chemicals in our foods, but what we may not realize is our

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How to Get Rid of Garden Slugs Naturally

Have you noticed little silvery trails on some of your chewed plant leaves? You just may have slugs in your garden. Slugs can be a big problem when it comes to plants and vegetables.  As vegetable gardeners,

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