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Lasagna Gardening Basics

Lasagna gardening is a fool proof way to garden. I am not talking about growing lasagna or veggies for lasagna either. I am talking about a no dig method of gardening. This article will outline the basic techniques of lasagna gardening and how to apply them in your own home garden. Grasping the concept of lasagna gardening is a no brainer. Just…
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Herbs: Gardening and Collecting

Don't use garden soil when container gardening! Even the best garden soil is not the right choice for container growing. Though it may seem nutrient-rich and well-balanced, garden soil is always a problem. It will not provide adequate drainage and usually contains disease organisms, bacteria, and weed seeds. No matter how well it performs in the…
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Ultimate Compost Tea Guide

Compost in the garden will improve your soil which in turn will reward you with strong plants that are better able to fend off droughts and diseases. Compost improves soil structure and drainage. It can also be used as a fertilizer or a mulch and it enhances the soil's ability to absorb water. A stronger fertilizer for your garden is compost tea…
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Fall Gardening Tips

Fall can be a depressing season for gardeners. The shorter days and changing leaves signify the end of the growing season and the approach of the cold, dark winter when only houseplants remain green and vibrant. Except for those who live in constantly warm climates, fall is the beginning of the end. But as summer winds down, don't despair; there…
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