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Dividing Lily Plants: Learn When And How To Transplant Lilies

Lilies are a symbol of peace and traditionally represent chastity, virtue, devotion and friendship, depending upon the color. No matter the meaning, …

13 Crazy-Creative DIY Bathroom Vanities

Bathroom vanities are so often incredibly boring—vast (or too-tiny) plastic surfaces that are hard to make work with other types of creative …

Put That Cucumber Down—Pickle This Instead

Last summer I was lucky enough to be the recipient of a friend’s backyard vegetable bounty.<p>Nearly every week I could count on opening my front door to find a basket teeming with beefsteak tomatoes, cucumbers, snap peas, chard, kale, and tubs of Sun Gold cherry tomatoes. I could also count on …

11 Common Problems In A Failing Garden – And How To Solve Them

Image source: veggiegardeningtips.com<p>A garden is one of the most important aspects of a self-reliant lifestyle. They provide a means of growing your …

Drought-tolerant and sun-loving plants - Telegraph

How to Cook with Garlic Scapes

Every June, when garlic scapes hit the farmers market, I get giddy. The whirly, twirly stalks that grow out of the bulbs of garlic plants are an …

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5 Plants You (Almost) Never Have to Water

Every plant needs water. But drought-resistant varieties need only dainty sips once they’re established, making them perfect for low-rainfall areas …

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Do Laundry for Less With DIY Fabric Softener Sponges

<i>Keep your clothes soft for less with these reusable DIY fabric softener sponges from our friends at PopSugar Smart Living.</i><i>by Sara Lipoff</i>If you’re …

How To Start a Native Plant Garden

5 ways to maintain a veggie garden in dry times

List of Herbs You Can Root in Water -- with Instructions

INFOGRAPHIC: Why are my plants turning yellow?

1/3<p>New post submission Icon<p>Even the greenest of thumbs are sometimes puzzled by their plants’ yellow leaves, but that yellow pattern can actually …

What is St. John’s Wort: Effects, Benefits, Dosages

St. John’s Wort is an herb with notable anti-depressant and mood lifting properties.<p>This plant is known by its scientific name Hypericum perforatum …

29 Wall Decoration Ideas That Only Look Expensive

Budget- and renter-friendly ideas from the window to the wall.

How much and how often should I water?

The Globe and Mail<p>hide navigation<p>How much and how often should I water?<p>subscribe<p>register<p>log in<p>search button<p>AdChoices<p>Email to friend<p>Share on Twitter<p>Share on Facebook<p>Share on LinkedIn<p>Share on WhatsApp<p>close panel<p>open sub categories<p>open sub categories<p>open sub categories<p>open sub categories<p>open sub …

Uses for Yarrow

A number of great ways to incorporate yarrow into your life. It makes a wonderful addition to your …

26 Insanely Cool Garden Fences Ideas to Materialize This Summer

It goes without a saying that the fence in your garden is a very important part of it. You see it everyday and it serves as a background for all your …

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10 Genius Garden Hacks with Concrete

Is there a more versatile hardscaping material than humble concrete? In the garden, you can use concrete blocks (or board formed concrete) to make: a …

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Top 10 Life Hacks For Your Homestead

Homesteading is hard work – that’s just a fact. Fortunately, people who have already been there and done that are willing to share some homesteading …

How to prune choisya and hydrangea

Helen Yemm sets out to solve your green problems from what to do with your rockery to clematis calamaties.<p>Pruning Problems<p>Emailer Mary Arnold is having problems with her weather damaged choisya. She understands that they are meant to be pruned in late spring or indeed early summer, however her …

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Why You Need To Pinch Back Perennials

June 4, 2015<p>Now that June has arrived, there’s an important chore I like to perform in my garden. I always spend a few hours early in the month …