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Planning and Planting Our Fall Garden | A Hosting Home

Planning and Planting Our Fall Garden | A Hosting Home

Fall Garden Y’all, I can’t believe that summer is almost coming to an end! Technically we still have another month. However, the PSL comes out tomorrow – so I’m calling August 27th the official first day of Fall. But really, where has the summer gone? Our raised garden beds sure were a huge highlight of […]

Do you want to get rid of squash bugs as much as I do? In our children’s garden, we hardly ever grow even a single squash. Here’s what I’ve learned. Learn all the things that do and don't work to get rid of squash bugs in the garden. And cut way down on this annoying pest. #vegetablegardening

How to Get Rid of Squash Bugs

Do you want to get rid of squash bugs as much as I do? In our children's garden, we hardly ever grow even a single squash. Here's what I've learned.

11 Strange Things That Will Improve Your Soil

11 Strange Things That Will Improve Your Soil

Healthy soil requires a balanced combination of elements with a key role in the different processes of your plant. For instance, iron serves as the ignition for the plants to produce chlorophyll and it is essential for photosynthesis. An iron deficiency can cause leaves turning yellow. Soil scientist Steve Andrews sums it up well. He says, […]

How To Grow Mint At Home In Water Without Soil

How To Grow Mint At Home In Water Without Soil

Propagating mint couldn’t be easier and it is the perfect activity for a beginner gardener because you will achieve fast results. Once your plant has grown you will have your own fresh supply that is free from plastic and pesticides. By putting a cutting in a glass of water instead of a pot of soil […]

20 Easy Plants That you Almost Never Have to Water!

20 Easy Plants That you Almost Never Have to Water!

If you live in a dry region or want to help the environment by planting a water-wise garden, you may be wondering exactly what you can plant. Check out this fantastic array of succulents, grasses, and flowers that thrive in low-water conditions. 1. Golden Barrel Cactus This one blooms throughout spring and summer, showing off its […]

15 Advanced Seed Starting Secrets You Won’t Learn At The Garden Center - Gardening Sun

15 Advanced Seed Starting Secrets You Won’t Learn At The Garden Center - Gardening Sun

Half the success of seed starting comes from the quality of seeds, and the other half from what you do with them. Seeds are really [...]

5 Perennial Crops That Will Grow Back Year After Year - Gardening Sun

5 Perennial Crops That Will Grow Back Year After Year - Gardening Sun

How many times have you planted seeds, prepared your soil, pulled weeds and harvested your crops only to tear everything out at the end of [...]

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How To Grow Ginger & Epic Ways To Use It - Gardening Sun

Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is an amazing spice with a plethora of therapeutic benefits mostly due to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Ginger plants can grow up [...]

8 Perennial Herbs You Can Plant Once & Enjoy For Years - Gardening Sun

8 Perennial Herbs You Can Plant Once & Enjoy For Years - Gardening Sun

Perennial herbs ar a wonderful thanks to carry on your provide of recent herbs while not having to pay plenty of cash and time cultivating [...]

Bad Neighbors: 7 Plant Pairs Never to Grow Side by Side - Gardening Sun

Bad Neighbors: 7 Plant Pairs Never to Grow Side by Side - Gardening Sun

As the heat weather approaches, gardeners across the country ar getting down to arrange their flower beds and vegetable patches in anticipation of the garden-planting [...]

15 Advanced Seed Starting Secrets You Won’t Learn At The Garden Center - Gardening Sun

15 Advanced Seed Starting Secrets You Won’t Learn At The Garden Center - Gardening Sun

Half the success of seed starting comes from the quality of seeds, and the other half from what you do with them. Seeds are really [...]

A Beginners Guide to Saving Seeds

Saving seeds from vegetables and flowers is simple and easy to learn, at least for some of the veggies! Today I'm going to share with you what seeds I like to save from my garden plants and how...

Edible edges are easy! Pop in edible plants that look decorative and provide harvestable crops along the edges of the garden for an attractive foodscape. Make your vegetable garden part of the ornamental garden. Edible Plants, Edible Garden, Easy Garden, Garden Ideas, Flower Landscape, Garden Landscape Design, Vegetable Garden, Garden Plants, Potager Garden

Edible Edges: Landscaping That's Good Enough to Eat! - Garden Therapy

Edible edges are easy! Pop in edible plants that look decorative and provide harvestable crops along the edges of the garden for an attractive foodscape.

15 Plants That Bloom All Summer Long

15 Plants That Bloom All Summer Long

As spring wears off and summer heat picks up, most gardeners find it rather tiring to work in the garden. That’s why you need to look for flowering plants––both annuals and perennials––that bloom profusely throughout the season without much pampering from you. Fortunately, you have a wide selection of summer bloomers to choose from. PETUNIA […]

Seed Starting Will Your Old Seeds Still Grow Try this Seed Test! - Learn how to check the viability of old seeds in this post. Live a frugal life by using your old seeds whenever possible. This simple test could save you money on gardening supplies. Growing Plants, Growing Vegetables, Growing Tomatoes, Growing Seedlings, Vegetables Garden, Container Gardening Vegetables, Gardening For Beginners, Gardening Tips, Gardening Shoes

How to Check the Viability of Old Seeds -

How to Check the Viability of Old Seeds I’ve been happily pouring through seed catalogs and online seed stores (my favorite) lately, getting ready to buy as many seeds as I can. I soon realized that I wanted lots and lots of plants, but that doesn’t really work with my gardening budget. Sometimes I wonder […]

How To Grow Your Own Blueberries - Gardening Sun

How To Grow Your Own Blueberries - Gardening Sun

Did you know that blueberries can do wonders for your memory? Moreover, these berries can prevent memory loss. The results of a 2012 study showed [...]