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10 Edibles That Look Great in Hanging Baskets and Containers

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With edible landscaping, we try to use landscape design principles in our gardens. One of these is using multiple dimensions and porch rail planters or hanging baskets can be a fabulous way of bring the plants up a level. Even beginning gardeners can take their garden to the next level…

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Top 12 Easiest Houseplants You Can Grow

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Houseplants are a wonderful addition to any home. Not only do they look pretty, they also help keep your indoor air clear - a very important consideration especially at this time of year when windows remain closed due to cold weather. These make great house-warming gifts for gardeners and can…

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Homemade Succulent Container

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Succulents - these pretty plants are not only easy to grow, some of them, aloe for instance, also have medicinal purposes. Here's an easy and fun to make homemade succulent container made from bark and up-cycled tin cans!

Make Your Own Homemade Succulent Container Succulents are plants I have long…

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How to Make a Terrarium in a Mason Jar

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My kids have been begging me for a houseplant, but I've been reluctant to give them any until now. Since I've started working with succulents, though, I realized that a little plant might be a nice thing for them to have in their rooms. I've been kicking around…

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10 Tips for Starting Seeds Indoors

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It's that time again when gardeners, stuck inside in cold winter weather, start dreaming of springtime gardens. One garden task that can be done indoors during the winter is starting seeds indoors. Starting seeds indoors can be a little tricky though, so I'm sharing a list of tips that help…

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Winterizing Your Garden and Porch

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Winter is just around the corner, and it's time to one last look at gardens and porches to make sure they're ready for snow and ice and arctic temperatures. Hopefully, you've already done a lot of these tasks, but if you're a last minute person like I am, here are…

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