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9 Easy Ways to DIY Decorate Your Home With Succulents

9 Easy Ways to DIY Decorate Your Home With Succulents

Who doesn't love succulents? With their range of colors and shapes, and their limited needs,...

15 Quirky, Fun DIY Garden Ideas

15 Quirky, Fun DIY Garden Ideas

These quirky, fun, colorful DIY garden ideas use recycled and upcycled finds to transform the...

Fall Pruning of Climbing Roses

Fall Pruning of Climbing Roses

One of my Fall clean up chores is pruning and tidying up my climbing roses. This encourages healthy...

Succulent Orb Experiment

Succulent Orb Experiment

Ever tried replicating one of many inspiring photos, either here on Hometalk or Pinterest, only to...

Sempervivum - How to Remake Your Hens and Chicks

Sempervivum - How to Remake Your Hens and Chicks

I have over 160 different named varieties of Sempervivum, and about once a year, I have to go...

Planting Bare Root Day-lilies

Planting Bare Root Day-lilies

I had to order some day lilies online (make sure that it is a reputable seller).

Top 10 vegetables you can grow in the shade

Top 10 vegetables you can grow in the shade

Think you need full sun to grow a vegetable garden? Good news: there are a lot of veggies that...

Garden Tip: Good Soil for Beautiful Gardens

Garden Tip: Good Soil for Beautiful Gardens

Gardening experts at Longfield Gardens help us understand why soil is so important.
Soil (dirt)
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Geraniums

Geraniums

I have an easy way to save your geraniums from year to year. In mid September to early October cut...

Fun, Funky, Free Garden Trellis & Tomato Cage

Fun, Funky, Free Garden Trellis & Tomato Cage

What a fun way to add functionality and beauty to a garden! This project cost me nothing other than...

Tomato Ripening

Tomato Ripening

Early July starts tomato ripening time. We've all heard of 'vine ripe' flavor but does a tomato have...

DIY Automatic Slow Release Plant Feeder

DIY Automatic Slow Release Plant Feeder

I love plants, and flowers of any kind, really! What I don't like is leaving home for a few days...

How To Grow Your Sponge and Eat It Too

How To Grow Your Sponge and Eat It Too

Grow your own organic sponge for bath and kitchen? And eat it too? Yes!
Luffa sponges are sold in
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Spring Garden Spruce Up

Spring Garden Spruce Up

Now that the last frost is done where I live, I'm starting to renew my garden. I live in a townhouse...

Thyme to Sow

Thyme to Sow

Right now retail stores and nurseries are loaded with racks of pretty little packages of...

How to Root Basil

How to Root Basil

Basil is the most popular herb grown, and it's easy to root more plants for yourself or friends!

Tip for Planting Delphinium Seeds in Fall and More

Tip for Planting Delphinium Seeds in Fall and More

If you're crazy for delphiniums the way I am, you'll want to know every way possible to...

How to Force Tulips- or at Least Make People Think You Did

How to Force Tulips- or at Least Make People Think You Did

I am ready for gardening season! Just one problem… It’s March and I live in Michigan. The snow is...

How To Care For & Propagate Burro's Tail

How To Care For & Propagate Burro's Tail

In this post I'm going to tell you how I care for and propagate my Sedum morganianum or Burro's...

Caring for Your Aloe Vera Plants: A Natural Medicine Chest!

Caring for Your Aloe Vera Plants: A Natural Medicine Chest!

Aloe Veraplants are a succulent. Like all succulents, Aloe is relatively slow growing. Aloe are a...

How to Take Care of Your New Tomato Plants

How to Take Care of Your New Tomato Plants

Learn how to transplant your tomato plants once you get them home and more info on tomato growing...

Seed Starting Guide: Quick Tips for Starting Seeds Successfully

Seed Starting Guide: Quick Tips for Starting Seeds Successfully

I raise a lot of seeds and thought it might be helpful for beginners. These are some tips for those...

My First Home Grown Pineapple

My First Home Grown Pineapple

Four years ago my husband John planted the tops of a few pineapples I laughed when he did. This is...

Plants for Free - How to Propagate Lavender

Plants for Free - How to Propagate Lavender

Learn how to grow dozens of new Lavender plants from cuttings taken from a single shrub. Propagating...

Add a Vertical Garden to Your Kitchen

Add a Vertical Garden to Your Kitchen

Every time I am at Home Depot (which is pretty much all of the time!), I always find myself...