All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘gardening’

Fall Bulbs Guide

Beyond Tulips: Extraordinary Fall Bulbs You Need to Grow!

Tulips are wonderful plants. Frilly parrot tulips, deep-dark-almost-black purple tulips, cheery giant tulips and more can be found in my garden beds. But tulips aren’t the only fall bulbs I plant. I get just as much enjoyment out of some of these outstanding spring bloomers, and now is the time to get them in the ground! I wrote my list of …

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10 Drought Tolerant Perennials

Top 10 Drought-Tolerant Perennials

Replacing your garden plants with drought-tolerant perennials is the smart choice for a low-maintenance garden that conserves water. The climate is changing and what we used to count on for garden micro-climates is now all over the map. By now you may know that I live in Vancouver, BC. Vancouver is a rainforest, a temperate rainforest, considered part of the …

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Grow Sweet Organic Strawberries Anywhere With This Guide To Growing Container Strawberry Plants

Growing Strawberries in Containers

When most people think of container gardening, flowers are usually what comes to mind. Container gardening is becoming increasing popular as an easy and inexpensive way to brighten up your space. In addition to flowers this year try something different: strawberries. Strawberries are one of the easiest plants to grow in containers. With strawberries you get a plant with pretty …

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Your Plants Will Never Be The Same Once You Start Feeeding The Soil With These Readily Available Ammendments

Soil Food for Greener Gardens: Find the Best Amendments in Your Own Backyard

Please welcome Elizabeth Murphy, author of the book, Building Soil: A Down-to-Earth Approach: Natural Solutions for Better Gardens & Yards. Today Elizabeth gives us the dirt on building healthy soil by feeding it. Here are her tips on finding the best amendments right in your own backyard (or kitchen). It’s a fundamental fact of life: we all have to eat. It’s even …

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These Are The Essential Tips For Growing A Successful Container Garden

The Secrets to a Successful Container Garden

Containers can be hung from roof, suspended on hooks, or mounted on walls opening up a world of growing spaces. Containers have the added benefit of being beautiful, acting as showpieces in the garden, or decorative accents. A pot, however, is generally not the ideal space to grow a plant. Pots that are too small, have improper drainage, and are not …

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Get Ready For Spring Gardening With This Guide

10 Tasks to Prepare Your Spring Garden

Whether spring has sprung or just starting to peek through the winter cold, it will soon be time to get your garden planted. Before you break out your trusty garden tools and seed packets, there are a few garden chores you need to tackle to get your garden off on the right foot. Inspect Raised Garden Beds Check garden beds …

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