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How To Establish Your Second Season Garden

22 August 2016
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Second season gardens, planted in mid to late summer, allow enthusiastic gardeners to refresh their landscaping and make changes to their garden beds. Mid to late summer can be a difficult time for planting because of intense sun, heat, and dryness outside, however, it is possible to establish a garden later in the year, if it's done properly. Plant in Moderate Temperatures Avoid planting in the middle of a heat wave, as this can stress plants. Read More …

Create A Decorative Border That Contains “Glowing” Wood Chips, Flowers, And Shrubs

23 March 2016
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Create a decorative border next to a walkway on your property that contains your favorite types of flowers and shrubs by completing the steps below. Once you have finished, apply luminescent paint to basic wood chips and arrange them around the plants so that your new border will stand out at nighttime. Materials measuring tape wooden stakes garden tiller rake hand shovel flowers and shrubs soil water hose plastic sheeting wood chips (a few bags) luminescent spray paint wheelbarrow large shovel Mark And Clear The Ground Read More …

3 Steps To Prepare Your Upholstered Furniture For Storage

21 March 2016
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If you have to place some of your favorite upholstered furnishings into storage, you may not know how to prepare them to be stored away for an extensive period. If your items are not properly prepared, they can become damaged. Here are a few ways that you can prepare your upholstered furniture for storage: Clean the upholstery. If you don't clean your upholstered furniture before it is placed in storage, dirt or debris that is resting on the furniture can travel deep into the fabric and become almost impossible to remove. Read More …

New Technology For Tractors

21 December 2015
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When you think about technology, thoughts of smartphones and GPS units usually come to mind. But for farmers, there are also lots of new developments in the technological world that can make operating a tractor easier and more efficient. Just like new vehicles that come with all kinds of bells and whistles, these new modern marvels have made the art of farming easier than ever before. Special GPS Units The standard GPS unit uses a satellite to help pin down your location and guide you where you need to go. Read More …

Pros And Cons Of Organic Fertilizers For Your Garden

10 November 2015
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In order for plants to be healthy and thrive, they must have the proper combination of sunlight, water, and nutrients. These nutrients provide ingredients that help plants grow healthy and full. When it comes to fertilizer, there are plenty of chemical-laden options you can purchase at most retail and home and garden stores. Organic fertilizers can perform the same job without all the unnecessary synthetic additives. Here are some pros as well as cons when choosing organic fertilizer for your garden. Read More …

About Me
getting started with family gardening

Have you ever thought about planing a family garden? If you are looking for a fun and productive way to spend time with your kids, gardening is something to think about. I created this blog after a few successful seasons of gardening with my family. This is an activity that we get to do together. I am able to get all three of my kids involved and they love it. Here, I will tell you about the different tasks that kids of varying ages can complete safely while having a lot of fun doing so. Hopefully, what I have included will help your family grow to love gardening as much as mine does.

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