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If you Use Vinegar in the Garden these 12 Miracles will Happen

If you Use Vinegar in the Garden these 12 Miracles will Happen

Hügelkultur Bed. Hügelkultur is a raised plant bed built over decaying wood and compostable materials.  A fallen tree becomes a “nurse log”, decomposing, releasing nutrients, and nourishing new growth above for years, even decades. As the wood decays, it becomes more porous, storing water like a giant sponge, and releasing it slowly back into the bed’s soil. This means less plant watering; some gardeners report their beds thrived all season from rainfall alone.

Hügelkultur Bed. Hügelkultur is a raised plant bed built over decaying wood and compostable materials. A fallen tree becomes a “nurse log”, decomposing, releasing nutrients, and nourishing new growth above for years, even decades. As the wood decays, it becomes more porous, storing water like a giant sponge, and releasing it slowly back into the bed’s soil. This means less plant watering; some gardeners report their beds thrived all season from rainfall alone.

Starting your own garden can seem daunting at first. There are so many different types of vegetables, herbs, and flowers that all require different and precise care. Nobody wants to spend months of time, lots of energy and, of course, money on their plants just to find out the results are not what they expected. So, how to ensure that everything goes as planned and your garden is filled with delicious and healthy homegrown vegetables as well as beautiful flowers? Do some research and learn…

15 Gardening Tips & Tricks For Absolute Beginners

Starting your own garden can seem daunting at first. There are so many different types of vegetables, herbs, and flowers that all require different and precise care. Nobody wants to spend months of time, lots of energy and, of course, money on their plants just to find out the results are not what they expected. So, how to ensure that everything goes as planned and your garden is filled with delicious and healthy homegrown vegetables as well as beautiful flowers? Do some research and learn…

Banana peels are useful and full of nutrients. And there are 14 ways you can use them in the garden!

Banana peels are useful and full of nutrients. And there are 14 ways you can use them in the garden!

Take a minute to learn about a Hugelkultur--a German tradition of creating a raised plant bed using decaying wood and compostable materials. An amazing process with benefits that are endless...> http://emfl.us/BcNd

Take a minute to learn about a Hugelkultur--a German tradition of creating a raised plant bed using decaying wood and compostable materials. An amazing process with benefits that are endless...> http://emfl.us/BcNd

Plant Guilds (ways to combine plant[ings] that maximize growth and soil health) Infographic. BONUS: guilds do well under trees.

Plant Guilds (ways to combine plant[ings] that maximize growth and soil health) Infographic. BONUS: guilds do well under trees.

Learn how to use direction to plan your garden. Do you need to plan a shade garden or will you plant in full sun? Read the full article at youshouldgrow.com

Use direction to approximate sun exposure in your garden.

Learn how to use direction to plan your garden. Do you need to plan a shade garden or will you plant in full sun? Read the full article at youshouldgrow.com

Take a minute to learn about a Hugelkultur--a German tradition of creating a…

Take a minute to learn about a Hugelkultur--a German tradition of creating a…

For potted plants, mix a couple of tablespoons of the salt into your watering can once or twice a month. You can also sprinkle it in your garden’s soil to help your seeds germinate better. Tomatoes and peppers benefit the most because they both tend to have a magnesium deficiency. Add a tablespoon or so in with the soil when first planting, and then sprinkle more into the soil once mature.

20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips and Ideas (with pictures!)

For potted plants, mix a couple of tablespoons of the salt into your watering can once or twice a month. You can also sprinkle it in your garden’s soil to help your seeds germinate better. Tomatoes and peppers benefit the most because they both tend to have a magnesium deficiency. Add a tablespoon or so in with the soil when first planting, and then sprinkle more into the soil once mature.

It's August but there's still plenty you can plant! Here's 11 vegetables and herbs you can start in your garden right now for a full fall harvest!

11 Vegetables You Can Start In August For A Full Fall Harvest

It's August but there's still plenty you can plant! Here's 11 vegetables and herbs you can start in your garden right now for a full fall harvest!

Weeds That Are Good for Your Garden

Weeds That Are Good for Your Garden

It's not too hot to garden! Plant these 10 vegetables in July for a huge harvest this Fall. Includes recommended varieties and growing tips. (Zone 9)

10 Vegetables You Can Plant in July {Zone 9

It's not too hot to garden! Plant these 10 vegetables in July for a huge harvest this Fall. Includes recommended varieties and growing tips. (Zone 9)

use newspapper to smother weeds- gardening hacks

use newspapper to smother weeds- gardening hacks

Some great permaculture posters linked to in this post - including zebras in zone 5. How cool...

Some great permaculture posters linked to in this post - including zebras in zone 5. How cool...

Keyhole garden. Designed for arid environments with poor soil, it's a raised bed system with a built in compost basket. Self fertilizing, and super efficient at holding in moisture. Can be built in a day. Uses 1 gallon of water a day.:

Keyhole garden. Designed for arid environments with poor soil, it's a raised bed system with a built in compost basket. Self fertilizing, and super efficient at holding in moisture. Can be built in a day. Uses 1 gallon of water a day.:

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