Category Archive for: ‘Gardening’

Umbrella Greenhouses Growing Lettuce

Seed Starting in Mini Greenhouses

No greenhouse? No problem! Even small space dwellers can start seeds outdoors with a few tips and clever umbrella greenhouses. This project is just one in the Seed Starting Series here on Garden Therapy. Check out all the projects and advice as you plan your garden this year. A great place to start is the Ultimate Seed Starting Guide. Find your Container My …

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Heirloom Tomatoes

Starting Veggie Seeds: Root Vegetables and Heat-Lovers

One of the most rewarding ways to grow your own vegetables is to start them from seed plus it’s a great educational experience for kids big and small.  Root veggies like carrots, beets and radishes do the best when planted directly in the soil where they will grow as they have a delicate taproot that doesn’t like to be moved.  Other garden …

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Coreopsis Verticillata ‘Zagreb’ Small

Converting the Yellowist: How to Use Yellow in the Garden

Yellowist. I was taken aback when I first heard the word but I suppose I deserved being called it after blatantly ranting about ripping out all signs of yellow from my garden. Common Daffodils in my garden? No thank you. Black-Eyed Susans? Your fate is the compost bin. Being called out for my discrimination stopped my blazing yellow rage in …

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12 Edible Gardening Hacks Creative Gardeners Share How They Grow Food Indoors In Unique Ways Custom

12 Edible Gardening Hacks: Delectable Edibles You Can Grow Indoors!

We’re gardeners. We don’t need a patch of earth to grow our own food. No siree. We can grow our food on our windowsill. In a plastic salad box. In a mason jar. Heck, we can even grow food FROM food. Yep. Gardeners can do all of that Herbs & More Herbs are probably the easiest to grow indoors. Those …

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Grand Scale Holiday Lights At VanDusen Garden

Holiday Lights to Dress Up the Winter Garden

Full disclosure: these are NOT photos of my garden. Oh how I wish that it was…well, maybe not. I would have a broken body from the amount of work it takes to manage the 55 acres that makes up the beautiful VanDusen Gardens. Each year VanDusen dresses up their 255,000 plants and surrounding areas with the most amazing holiday displays, some of …

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Red Amaryllis Blooming

Growing Amaryllis in a Jar

When the garden is going to sleep, it doesn’t mean that you can’t find ways to do a little indoor gardening. Amaryllis are very popular at this time of year for their showy blooms that last about 2 months. My window that looks out at the garden is seeming a little drab now, so adding a bright red bloom or …

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