Category Archives for "Gardening How to"

30+ Creative and Doable Alternative Housing Ideas

As gardeners, we’re connected to the earth in ways that other people simply aren’t. Naturally, we’re interested in other types of sustainable and Earth-friendly pursuits…I know I am!I’ve been reading about alternative housing ideas for a while now and decided to put together a list of the coolest alternative housing options that I could find.I […]

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24 Cheap Mulch Ideas to Save Money

Let’s face it — purchasing mulch at a garden store can get expensive, especially if you have a large area to cover. Whenever possible, I like to keep my gardening activities as low-cost as possible. When there are SO many great cheap mulch sources, there’s no reason to buy it at the garden center.Check out some […]

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How Many Seeds to Plant Per Hole, Pot, or Cell?

I recently got an email from Sally with a familiar question. It’s the same exact question that I had when I was a beginner gardener and wondered how to start seeds:“I’m sure this is a silly question, but I always see it recommended to plant more than one seed per hole. But why? I just […]

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18 Facts About Carnivorous Plants

Most of the time we talk about plants that you can grow and eat…But what about plants that grow by eating animals and insects?​Enter carnivorous plants, a fascinating type of plant that gets most of its nutrition by preying on other living creatures!Here are 18+ things you didn’t know about carnivorous plants.Most of us know […]

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