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Gardening Quotes that Will Make You Want to Dig In

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It’s no secret that I am a sucker for a good garden.  It doesn’t even matter if it’s the gorgeous flower gardens of somewhere like Butchart Gardens or a regular ol’ veggie garden growing in someone’s backyard.  Gardening brings out something primal in many people, myself included.  These gardening quotes are sure to get you […]

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Edible Landscaping Plants for Small Garden Spaces

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Special thanks to Monrovia Plants for sponsoring this discussion on edible landscaping. Gardening is such a hot and trendy topic everywhere you look. People are growing their own food, even in the tiniest of places and spaces. I happen to be among these apartment dwelling gardeners. One of the keys to making your garden work […]

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How to Start a Raised Bed Garden for Your Veggies

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Everywhere you look, people are talking about gardening. Eat local. Grow your own food. Eat organic. To a new gardener, it can be a little intimidating, and more than a touch confusing. It doesn’t have to be that way, though. Raised bed gardening may be the way to go. Why a raised bed garden? Unless […]

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How to Prepare Your Garden for Fall

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Before you know it, summertime will be gone, and the autumn months will be upon us. For that reason, it’s a good idea to start making changes to your garden to ensure it still looks the part when the leaves fall. Throughout the course of this post, we will provide you with some brilliant tips […]

Christmas in July Giveaway

Grow Your Own Garden Giveaway – US/Canada – 3 Winners!

Christmas in July Giveaway

Welcome to the Christmas in July Giveaway Hop hosted by Just Married with Coupons, Sweep Tight and Matter of Cents! Enter to win hundreds of dollars in prizes by hopping from blog to blog! The grand prize sponsor is Maggie Bags. They take recycled material & give it new life by creating eco-friendly & sophisticated […]

How to Make Seed Bombs

How to Make Seed Bombs

How to Make Seed Bombs

This post brought to you by Miracle-Gro. All opinions are 100% mine. Gardening can be fun and exciting.  Personally, I’ve always been kind of jazzed by it, but my parents met at college – an Ag college.  And they’re both free spirits.  Sooo…my childhood experiences are kind of different than most peoples.  While I think […]

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Getting Your Garden Ready for Spring

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This post brought to you by Scotts Miracle-Gro. All opinions are 100% mine. It’s Spring Time again!  Seriously, where does all this time go when it’s flying by so crazy-fast?  Anyway, Spring signifies a time of renewal and  a time of rebirth.  The trees are budding out, and, in my area at least, the Dogwoods […]

Growing the Garden and Preserving the Harvest

Growing the Garden and Preserving the Harvest

Growing the Garden and Preserving the Harvest

Alright, I’ve gone and done it now.  What’s “it” you ask?  I committed to a community garden!  I think it’s going to be a ton of fun. And super awesome.  Of course, the idea is still somewhat new, but we’ve always had gardens.  Unfortunately, in my current place, there is just absolutely no space to […]

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The Perfect Easter Flowers – A Guide

Great Flower choices for Easter & Spring

Easter is the perfect time to surprise a loved one with a beautiful bouquet, thanks to the fact that it heralds the arrival of spring and the wonderful flowers it brings with it. If you're thinking about doing just that, read our guide for some inspiration when it comes to the particular blooms you can […]

Container Gardening with Miracle Gro

This post brought to you by Miracle-Gro. All opinions are 100% mine.   I live in an apartment and don’t have much space for a garden, but I love to have green plants growing around me.  One of these days, I will have a yard and a place to plant in the ground but for […]

Freshening up with Mums for Fall

This post brought to you by Scotts Miracle-Gro. All opinions are 100% mine.   Source: americasbestflowers.com via Greta on Pinterest   Fall is my absolute favorite time of the year!  I love it when the leaves start to change, the days get noticeably shorter and the kids go back to school.  I also adore the […]

Container Gardening

This post brought to you by Whitney Farms. All opinions are 100% mine. We’ve always grown a lot of our own food.  I’m not sure I’ll be able to get to it this year, as the spring season was so weird. It was blazing hot for most of the cooler months, then cold when it […]