Category Archive: Gardening

Drought Tolerant Plants & Trees for Your Garden

Drought Tolerant Plants & Trees for Your Garden Every year several parts of the world experience drought. Whatever creates the SHTF could even cause droughts where there hadn’t been previously. Every gardener should consider this issue. There may not be water to bring in to your garden nor markets to supplement your food supply. Mix …

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The Complete Compost Guide

The Complete Compost Guide New to gardening or not we can always learn more! Compost is a terrific way to recycle and reuse some household waste and be kind to the earth at the same time. The earth then repays us for this kindness by increasing our garden output! A win win scenario. Robinson Loves …

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DIY Underground Greenhouse

DIY Underground Greenhouse Many of us live in climates where gardening is seasonal. But it doesn’t have to be that way! An underground greenhouse could be the answer to feeding your family in the “off” season. If you are both a DIY-er and a gardener this could be the perfect project for you! I have …

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Thoughts on Hoop Greenhouses & Shade Cloth

Thoughts on Hoop Greenhouses & Shade Cloth Many people’s gardens are left to rest during colder temperatures. But others grow year round despite the weather. This leaves many pondering how they should approach those low temperatures in their hoop greenhouses. Less of an  instructional blog, the featured link below speaks to the thoughts and ideas of …

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Corralling Invasive Plants

Corralling Invasive Plants Many gardeners want their flower gardens to meld nicely into their veggie gardens. Some like myself just love the ambling wild English garden look. One issue with those lovely plants that wander through out the garden is that they can be invasive and take over the whole garden. You might like black …

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Best Vegetables to Grow in Pots

Best Vegetables to Grow in Pots It’s spring in most parts of the western world. This means planting season is on the door step. Many people live in apartments, or on small plots where a garden just isn’t feasible. The featured blog from Balcony Garden Web gives us good examples of vegetables we can literally …

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Ikea’s Flatpack Vertical Garden

Ikea’s Flatpack Vertical Garden Wow, just wow! If you want a large garden and don’t have the horizontal space but do have the vertical space this new Ikea product will be right up your alley. I am fortunate enough to have both and have considered a gazebo but wanted something unique. Boy is this unique! …

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Create a Mason Jar Herb Garden

Create a Mason Jar Herb Garden Nothing beats fresh herbs when cooking. The smell and taste are just better. If you already have a herb garden you know what I am talking about. If you live in a region where gardening is feasible year round, then you might be only attracted to the convenience of this …

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Grow A Camouflaged Food Forest

Grow A Camouflaged Food Forest The public food forest is popping up in urban areas all over the western world. Why not plant your own in your corner of the world? Not only are they incredibly easy to upkeep but can be easily camouflaged to prevent uninvited human grazers. There is an art to planting …

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Gardening Hacks Will Change the Way You Garden!

Gardening Hacks Will Change the Way You Garden! We want to be as self sufficient as possible, many of us also would like to go as natural as possible as well. Gardening is a big part of doing that. But gardening is time consuming and takes more energy and knowledge than one might first assume. …

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