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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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How To Start A Square Foot Garden

When you’re short on space, square foot gardening is the answer! I’ve recently started planting my garden using the square foot gardening method instead of traditional rows, and I couldn’t be happier with the results! But how do you start a square foot garden? And is it complicated? In this

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Garden 2018: Lessons Learned and What I’m Doing Next Year

There’s been two back to back overnight frosts and the 2018 gardening season is officially done as far as I’m concerned.  Someday I will try and extend my season by a month, but with some unexpected health complications this summer, this is not the year.  Here’s a little recap of

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Week 6: Final Yard Transformation Reveal

Wow, what an incredibly busy 6 weeks this Yard Transformation Challenge has been.  Thanks again to Nat of Simple Family Crazy Life for hosting the challenge and giving me some extra motivation to whip my yard into shape. Missed the other weeks?  Here’s Week 1 // Week 2 // Week

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Week 4: Yard Transformation Challenge

It’s almost May Long Weekend and I have been super busy getting my yard and garden ready.  Come see my blood, sweat, and tears in this week’s edition of the yard transformation challenge. Thanks again to Nat of Simple Family Crazy Life for hosting this challenge!

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8 Reasons to Start Square Foot Gardening in Your Backyard

Have you been scrolling on Pinterest lately, oo-ing and ah-ing over all those beautiful raised beds you see with perfectly spaced plants?  It’s called square foot gardening and it’s the perfect solution for those of us with a small space to garden in, or anyone who wants to have a

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10 Vegetable Gardening Essentials

Gardening season is here! If you’re planting a vegetable garden this spring, you’ll want to check out these 10 items that make the job a lot easier.  These are all items I personally use or are as close as possible to the ones I use myself. This post contains affiliate links, which

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