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Best Tips for Starting Seeds Indoors

I began growing my own vegetable seedlings more than 30 years ago, and I still remember my sad first attempts. Many seedlings keeled over and died, …

Articles about how make your tiny yard feel spacious on Dwell.com - Dwell

We can’t change the size of our backyard, but there are many simple ways to make your outdoor space feel larger than it is....<p>Just because your kitchen is on the smaller side doesn’t mean you can’t make it as efficient and effective as possible.<p>Creating a space worthy of an Instagram is one thing …

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9 Creative Composting Ideas From Across the Country

Exactly how you compost will vary depending on your state's regulations, climate and amount of rainfall. Here are 9 creative home solutions from composters across the country (and one Canadian).<p>Composting is a truly democratic method of recycling, doable no matter where you live and what size your …

Composting

7 Easily Propagated Fruits for Transforming Your Backyard into a Food Forest

Creating raised bed vegetable gardens is an incredibly simple, effective way to grow food for your family, and planting perennial vegetables and …

8 Homemade Pest Control Remedies That Really Work

Unwanted pesky critters and pests can put a damper on the joy you get from your home and garden. Try combining some of your household products and get your own homemade pest solution.<p>Unwanted pesky critters and pests can put a damper on the joy you get from your home and garden. Try combining some …

Pest Control

Tag: Garden Visits

A Garden Worth the Wait: Heckfield Place in Hampshire, England<p>by Nell Card<p>Wild Child: An Intoxicating English Garden at Tattenhall Hall<p>by Clare …

How to Make Your Fruits and Veggies Last

Fresh produce is a must at every meal, and many of us pay a premium for organic, so it's a shame to ever let it go to waste. Here's a complete guide to making your fresh produce last, whether you have just a grocery bag or crates full of it.<p>Fresh produce is a must at every meal, and many of us pay …

Vegetables

Plants That Attract Beneficial Insects

October 4, 2014 by Fred Hoffman & filed under Animal Forage, Insects, Medicinal Plants, Plant Systems<p>Nature wants to make your job as a gardener as …