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Planting One Of My Favorite Backyard Fruit Trees

I’ve always wanted my own delicious backyard fruit trees. I just never thought I had enough room in our small backyard. But over the years, we lost a couple trees from the backyard to big storms, and this year we decided we’d plant one. This is a sponsored post on behalf of Arbor Day Foundation. …

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How to Get Rid of Aphids Naturally In Your Garden and Indoors

Aphids present one of the top 10 gardening problems. How do you get these little sap-sucking monsters off of your plants and out of your garden? It can be a problem indoors and out. They are commonly found in groups, and when you head out to your garden and find a couple of dozen aphids …

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Bird Baths For Bird Lovers – A Guide To Choosing The Perfect Bird Bath

Choosing from all the available bird baths can be tough. You can buy a stone bird bath or a concrete one. There are heated bird baths and bird bath heaters for cold weather. If you have a suitable shallow bowl you might just need a bird bath stand. These and other types come in lots …

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10 Spring Gardening Tips For A Healthy Veggie Garden

As the ground starts to warm up in the bright spring sunshine, it is finally time to prepare your garden plot. Early spring preparations are the foundation for a long and bountiful growing season. And while getting your garden ready for spring may be backbreaking, these steps will help produce a healthy garden. Here are …

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The Surprising, Life-Changing Benefits of Gardening

You may enjoy the time you spend with your plants because it helps you relieve stress, but that is only one of the many benefits of gardening. Whether you are growing a large vegetable garden or small ornamental (and great smelling) flower garden, the physical and mental benefits of gardening are plenty. Butterfly gardens and …

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Best Garden Kneeler Benches And Pads

Wonder what’s the best garden kneeler to make your jobs out in the garden a little easier? A garden kneeling pad will help you save pressure and pain in your knees while kneeling and working in the garden. Whether you are planting, weeding, watering or decorating, you can use garden kneelers to help you be …

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35+ Easy to Grow Medicinal Plants To Make Your Own Herbal Remedies!

If you are looking for a healthier way to treat some of your health problems, while enjoying a beautiful garden, medicinal plants you can grow in your garden are an excellent alternative to taking modern medicines. Just dry your herbs and create your own natural pharmacy 😉 Many of the prescription drugs available today have …

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Glass Hummingbird Feeders (That Actually Work!)

Love hummingbirds? I don’t know anyone who doesn’t! If you want to attract beautiful hummers to your yard, consider displaying glass hummingbird feeders loaded with their favorite sweet nectar. Hummingbirds are native to North and South America and are some of the smallest of birds. Most hummingbirds are around 7.5-13cm in length. However, the smallest …

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How To Attract Wildlife To Your Backyard

As I sit here by the fire, looking at the dreary weather outside, my mind is wondering off to warmer weather and my beautiful garden, filled with delicious veggies, beautiful flowers and lots of bees and butterflies. I’m already making plans for next season’s garden, and I can’t help but wonder what could I do …

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