Roses on the Gulf Coast

by Jessica B. May 12th, 2016
I love roses. There are so many different kinds of beautiful rose bushes you can plant and the best thing is that they thrive with only minimal amount of work. My love for caring for roses started when my husband started gifting me with
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May Gardening in the Pacific Northwest

by Kimberly Hays May 5th, 2016
With winter finally moving out of the Pacific Northwest, those in this area can really get serious about gardening now. Though it might be the rainy part of the season, this makes it a good time to check irrigation systems to be sure that they didn’t become clogged over winter, as well as get outside and plant the heat loving plants to allow them to acclimate before the weather gets intense. Also take the time to clean up the
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Time to Get Gardening!

by Jessica B. April 28th, 2016
If you live in the Mid Atlantic or New England part of the country, now is the time of year we have all been waiting for, even if it looked like it would be a long time coming, spring is in the air. Hopefully the last snow has fallen, and now it is safe to start transitioning your seedlings outside and sowing some of your seeds directly. Here are some tips to get your April garden ready to grow!

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  • Vermicomposting for Your Organic Garden

    by Kimberly Hays April 26th, 2016
    If you had the passing thought come to you over the winter that you should start composting, and then the idea floated away with the snowflakes, you can start composting now! Even though the temperatures don’t feel springlike in many areas, you can begin your composting project indoors. This is also great for the patio gardener and those who live in apartments where you do not have an outdoor
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  • Bedding Plants for the Southwest Region

    by Kimberly Hays April 21st, 2016
    It can be very difficult in the southwest to get plants to grow successfully. This is because of the extreme heat that even makes drought resistant plants in need of watering, and the soil that does not exactly prove to be best for growing. There are native bedding plants that most people are successful with, and we will cover those here along with some tips on how to grow
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  • Garden Gotta Haves – Tomato Cages

    by Jessica B. April 19th, 2016
    We grow tomatoes and peas every year in our vegetable garden, and every year we have the same issue, finding a good, sturdy support for our tall plants. In the past we have used sticks we found in the forest, poles we bought at the gardening store, and even leaned the plants against a fence. But the greatest success we have had thus far is with tomato cages. These
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