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How To Grow Basil – Complete Guide To Growing and Preserving Basil

I LOVE the aroma of fresh basil (Ocimum basilicum) in many of my dishes. For many years I’d buy small pots of fresh basil from the grocery store (isn’t it cool that they offer this?), but it got very expensive that way. So I decided to learn how to grow basil from seed, and I …

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How To Keep Rabbits Out Of The Garden – 9 Easy Ways

While rabbits are cute to look at, especially as babies, they can really damage both your vegetable and flower gardens. If you’re looking for how to keep rabbits out of the garden, I have some tried and true ways to keep your garden safe from rabbits. How To Keep Rabbits Out Of The Garden If …

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How To Grow A Victory Garden – Step By Step Guide With Pictures

Have the recent events made you pause and think about growing more of the food your family needs? I know that’s the case for us. While we’ve been gardening for years, I didn’t really know what victory gardens were. So, I decided to learn more about how to grow a victory garden, and thankfully, one …

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Best Compost to Buy for Vegetable Garden

Every vegetable garden needs a dose of rich, nutritious compost. While it’s best to make your own compost, sometimes it’s just not possible. So today we’ll look at the best compost to buy for vegetable garden. More and more people are starting to grow their own vegetables at home. Whether in their back gardens, at …

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Common Tomato Plant Problems {and how to fix them}

If you have a garden, even a small one, you’re probably growing a couple of tomato plants. Growing tomatoes isn’t always easy. Today we’ll look at some of the most common tomato plant problems you may face, and hopefully ways to prevent or fix them. 10 Common Tomato Plant Problems & Challenges If you plan …

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Lasagna Gardening Method For Weed Control

Have you heard of the lasagna gardening method? I just recently learned about it and I’m impressed with the results. If your garden has been plagued by weeds, using this no dig gardening method is one of the easiest ways to control weeds in your vegetable and flower beds. Let’s be honest: weeds are probably …

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How To Grow Asparagus – Secrets To A Healthy Asparagus Crop

There’s nothing quite like freshly picked asparagus from your own garden. It might sound exaggerated, but I promise you that there’s no comparison between store-bought and homegrown asparagus. So, I’ll share our experience with planting asparagus at our new property. Learning how to grow asparagus is really easy and you’ll enjoy the fruits of your …

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How to Store Potatoes and Keep Them Fresh Long Term

Sooo…. you got a nice potato harvest, and now need to know the best way to store potatoes, right? Once you taste homegrown potatoes, you’ll never want to go back to store-bought.  So, storing them long term is important. Do you know how to store potatoes to keep them fresh until you’re ready to cook …

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How To Keep Squirrels Away From Tomato Plants

Have you ever gone to pick your tomatoes, only to find out your neighborhood squirrels cleaned you out? You are not alone, and today we’ll look at what you can do to keep squirrels away from tomato plants. Why do squirrels eat tomatoes While squirrels love ripe tomatoes in general, they’ll attack both green and …

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The Health Benefits Of Garlic Everyone Needs To Know

From fresh cloves to odorless garlic supplements & aged extracts, the health benefits of garlic range from anti-aging to anti-cancer, immune boosting to protecting memory. One of the most significant trends in alternative health is the newfound focus on everyday foods and ingredients that can give a big boost to health. Garlic is one of …

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