Category Archives: Home Gardens

How to Start Your Plants From Seed

Sure, you can go to your local greenhouse or farmers’ market and buy seedlings to plant in your container garden. But your choices are going to be limited to what those greenhouses and farmers think will sell the best. If … Continue reading

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Growing an Indoor Herb Garden

Many gardeners dread the winter months: no digging in the garden, significantly less fresh local produce, and very few fresh herbs. But the good news is that even if you don’t have an indoor greenhouse, you don’t have to give … Continue reading

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Tips for Growing Succulents Indoors

In hot climates, succulents grow more easily than grass. In climates with colder winters, this can present quite an obstacle for those who love succulents. Succulents do need to go through a dormant period in order to thrive and grow … Continue reading

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Preparing Your Garden for Winter

As much as we hate to admit it, fall is here and winter is right on its heels. It’s time to get your garden ready for next year by doing a few things before the snow flies. Clean up your … Continue reading

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Want Low-Maintenance Plants for Your Balcony Garden? Try Herbs!

Being an urban gardener can be a challenge. It’s hard to find space to plant unless you’re fortunate enough to live in a city with public gardens in which you can rent a lot. Not only that, but the idea … Continue reading

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Move It to the Roof!

If you live in a small space or an apartment, chances are you just don’t have that much space to work with for gardening. You can put pots around the house or in the windows, hang herbs from the ceiling, … Continue reading

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Why You Should Plant Native

Because our greenhouse and growing technologies have become so advanced, it’s not unreasonable to plant growies biologically out of season or in an entirely different climate and have them do well. But even though you can plant just about anything … Continue reading

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From Winter Garden to Festive Feast

With the holidays coming up and family coming in, now is a great time to maximize your garden’s abilities. Making dishes from winter produce to put on the table this time year will help save you money at the grocery … Continue reading

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Decorating Your Garden for Halloween

It’s the scariest time of year, and your garden should be no exception. You’ve already got great scenery at your disposal, so why not use it to create a scene both beautiful and haunting? Here are some ideas to spookify … Continue reading

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Plants to Purify Your Home

You want your home to be a fulfilling, restful place. Some smartly-chosen greenery can not only provide a good feeling of relaxation but actually contribute to the health of your home through air purification. But which plants to choose? Here … Continue reading

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