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5 Green Living Lessons We Can Learn from Universities

5 Green Living Lessons We Can Learn from Universities

With new green initiatives, programs, and projects popping up every day, it pays to be constantly...

Using Coffee Grounds for Gardening | Guide on Correct Uses

Using Coffee Grounds for Gardening | Guide on Correct Uses

The next time you finish your morning coffee, think twice before you dump the grounds. Coffee...

Fertilizer Tips & Tricks That Work For Me.

Fertilizer Tips & Tricks That Work For Me.

With a 3 to 3 1/2 month growing season here in northern Minnesota, I have to help my blooms with a...

SPRING GARDEN CLEANUP

SPRING GARDEN CLEANUP

How exciting is it? I have many friends who love to garden as much as I. Do you like to garden? ...

10 Tips for preparing your Pond for the winter

10 Tips for preparing your Pond for the winter

Here are a few suggestions to help get your Fish Pond or Water Garden ready for the months ahead....

What's My Secret for a Plush Green Lawn?

What's My Secret for a Plush Green Lawn?

I do not profess to be an organic gardener nor do I use a lot of chemicals to control bugs or weeds...

Epsom Salt for Your Plants - Inside and Out

Epsom Salt for Your Plants - Inside and Out

Did you know you could use Epsom salt for your outdoor plants and your houseplants? It says so right...

Lasagna Composting: Jump-Start Your Garden With Ease!

Lasagna Composting: Jump-Start Your Garden With Ease!

Lasagna composting is one of the easiest composting techniques around, and it can be successfully...

Cheap DIY Compost Tumbler

Cheap DIY Compost Tumbler

We created our Compost Tumblers for about less than $20 per bin. It's an easy DIY project that can...

DIY Project ~ Vermicomposting in a tub in a few easy steps!

DIY Project ~ Vermicomposting in a tub in a few easy steps!

Plant matter is a resource we should be keeping out of the landfills. But what do you do if you...

Getting the Yard and Garden Ready for Winter

Getting the Yard and Garden Ready for Winter

So, whether we like it or not, winter is coming! I thought I'd do a little post about some last...

Dirt Patch To Puppy Patio - Easy DIY

Dirt Patch To Puppy Patio - Easy DIY

When we moved into our house many years ago we had a nice lawn in the back yard but we also had dogs...

How to Make Grass Grow Fast & Fix Bald Spots

How to Make Grass Grow Fast & Fix Bald Spots

Here's a video and simple how-to instructions showing you how to make grass grow fast and fix bald...

DIY Trash Can Compost Bin

DIY Trash Can Compost Bin

Composting is a great way to reduce the amount of waste that goes into trash fills each day and it...

The Dirty Truth About Composting

The Dirty Truth About Composting

If you have a garden, it’s likely you’ve at least thought about composting. But do you know all you...

The Secret to Perfect, Easy to Work With Garden Soil

The Secret to Perfect, Easy to Work With Garden Soil

OK, all of you seasoned gardeners, it’s time to look away. This secret to perfect, easy to work...

Water Feature, Fountain or Pond Pump: Winter Storage Tip

Water Feature, Fountain or Pond Pump: Winter Storage Tip

It is a good idea to remove your Water Feature or Pond Pump for the winter. It is possible that...

Keyhole Garden Bed Method, a Compost and Garden Bed in One.

Keyhole Garden Bed Method, a Compost and Garden Bed in One.

We didn't have space for both a garden bed and a compost heap so we chose to use the Keyhole Garden...

Got Snow Mold on Your Grass? Here's How to Repair It!

Got Snow Mold on Your Grass? Here's How to Repair It!

Does your after winter lawn look like this? That is snow mold, (or snow rot) a fungus that can...

How I Feed My Houseplants Naturally With Worm Compost & Compost

How I Feed My Houseplants Naturally With Worm Compost & Compost

I'm sharing with you my favorite way to feed my houseplants. Here's how I use worm compost & compost...

3 Steps to Prepare Your Garden for Planting

3 Steps to Prepare Your Garden for Planting

Are your plants THRIVING or just SURVIVING? If your garden is not growing well, try these 3 simple...

Landscape Lessons Learned and Pitfalls to Avoid

Landscape Lessons Learned and Pitfalls to Avoid

If you're contemplating a new landscape, adding to or altering an existing one, you need to read...

9 Strategies to Help Combat Common Edible Garden Problems

9 Strategies to Help Combat Common Edible Garden Problems

Do you find it too hot, cold, wet or dry to grow a food garden? Do you have poor soil, pests or...

Tips for Applying Mulch!

Tips for Applying Mulch!

We will have 3 yards of mushroom compost delivered this week. When I begin filling my first...