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Category: Indoor Gardening

How to Start Seeds When Your Home Has no Light or Space

The seed catalogues are calling your name, but your home leaves much to be desired to start this years seeds.  Maybe you don’t have a south facing window, or the one you do have has no ledge to rest plants on, or your apartment is basically a window-less dungeon.  You’d

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Two Easy Tricks to Prevent Mold in Home Grown Sprouts

Growing sprouts at home is an easy way to provide nutritious greens for your family without fancy equipment, and a fun winter indoor gardening project. But many beginner sprout growers encounter one big problem that discourages them from trying sprouting again–mold. Nobody wants to find mold in their home grown

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How to Decorate a Cheap Poinsettia so it Looks Expensive

Every Christmas I love to give poinsettias to my friends and family as gifts.  I usually get mine from the grocery store to save money, but they often look a little plain.  Here’s some simple ways I decorate my poinsettias so they look pretty and perfect for holiday gift giving.

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How to Start an Indoor Herb Garden from Seeds

Starting an indoor herb garden from seed is a great way to continue gardening during the winter months when snow and cold temperatures make doing anything outdoors next to impossible.  The herbs will provide you with a hit of green, and make delicious fresh additions to your cooking. Here’s what

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Hi, I'm Kristen and I help new gardeners learn to grow their own vegetables and beautify their yards. I also share recipes that use all that delicious garden produce. Grab a coffee (and your gardening gloves) and join me for gardening tips, simple recipes, and the occasional DIY, all from the lovely city of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

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