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How To Start Seeds Indoors For Spring Planting

How To Start Seeds Indoors For Spring Planting

There are some vegetables that can be difficult to grow in an environment with long winters and relatively short summers. The idea of starting these types of summer vegetables from seed outside is quickly dismissed when the grower knows each plant will have only ninety days to reach maturity. Once the plant is finally able to bear vegetables or fruit, the time it takes for each piece of produce to ripen also has to be accounted for. Considering the long time-frame, a frost could come by and kill the plant before a harvest can be taken.
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11 Ways to Use Baking Soda in Your Garden

11 Ways to Use Baking Soda in Your Garden

Awhile back, I posted a collection of 15 ways to clean around your house using baking soda. Now that the weather here is getting nice and I am itching to get out in my garden, I thought I would do a little research about different uses for baking soda in the garden.

Here is what I was able to learn… It is still a bit early for me to get out in my garden, but I hope to try these all soon!
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30 Creative DIY Ways to Plant a Garden

I love planting and I love being creative so I had a ton of fun looking for some creative ways to plant a garden.

30 Creative DIY Ways to Plant a Garden

Every other year, I have planted a garden plot that is about 50 feet wide and 100 feet long. Now that all of my kids are grown and gone though, it hardly seems necessary — especially since we spend a lot of time at our cabin during the summer months. I figured I would try to make my planting somewhat portable this year and that is what inspired me to search out all of these ideas. Of course, not all of these amazing DIY projects are portable, but they are all creative!
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