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20+ Gift Ideas for the Gardener in Your Life this Christmas

What do you get the gardener who has everything?  Sure, tools or gardening gloves are the obvious choice, but they will probably only be appreciated by the most serious of gardeners. I’ve come up with a list of pretty and practical Christmas gifts for beginners and advanced gardeners alike, as

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5 Benefits to Landscaping with Low Maintenance Native Plants

What is Native Plant Landscaping? Native plant landscaping is using plants in your garden that originated locally in the wild from where you live. These plants can range from grasses to herbs to shrubs to trees. They include beautiful flowers and food source plants. There’s no special way to landscape native

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How to Plan Your Garden Without Getting Overwhelmed

It may still be the dead of winter, but it’s never too early to start planning out your garden for the Spring! But planning your first garden can quickly become overwhelming. Should you buy from seed catalogues or at the store? Are you planting vegetables, flowers, herbs, or all three?

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Quick and Easy Ways to Store Your Carrots Until Spring

There are six ways to store carrots for the winter: canning, freezing, pickling, dehydrating, cold storage in a root cellar, and refrigeration.  Do it right and you can easily supply yourself with carrots until Spring. Some of these ways take more time, effort, or resources than others.  I’ll go through

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Kristen

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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.

P.S. First time gardener? You'll want to download the quick start gardening guide below!