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Intensive planting boosts yield and saves water

Intensive Planting Boosts Yield and Saves Water

Since I began gardening, I have been an intensive-planting gardener. Intensive planting helps to solve common garden problems like soil compaction, drainage issues, and poor yield. In addition, it helps to conserve water, reduce labor, and crowd out weeds, making gardens more sustainable. If I’m being honest, I could probably label myself more accurately as a plant hoarder. I pack …

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Front Lawn No-Till Vegetable Garden Design

Create a No-Till Garden and Retire Your Tiller Forever

It is a wonderful feeling to discover a gardening hack that saves you time and effort without decreasing the health of your garden. Imagine the extra time you would have if you never tilled your garden again. Guess what? Not only can you save time with a no-till garden, you can improve the quality of your soil that way too! My …

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How To Build A Vertical Cactus Garden

Living Wall Cactus Garden

Please excuse me while I gush. I’m such a huge fan of the work that Shawna Coronado does as a writer, speaker, and eco-activist. She really IS making a difference every day. Some days it’s through front yard food gardens, others it’s by showing us how to make a meal with just $10. Today, Shawna is joining us to show …

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Grocery Gardening: Book Review

Since I have begun blogging about my gardens and food, I’ve met so many interesting people who I learn from daily.  I’ve had mystery plants identified for me, been given family recipes to try, been inspired by creative design ideas, and received so much wonderful feedback on this site.  It’s this aspect of connection and sharing that has brought so …

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