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Making the Most of Every Opportunity – What I Suggested to a Reader – Tending My Garden

Opportunities don’t always come at times when we can do everything that would be best to take full advantage of the circumstances. So we adjust accordingly. The main thing we want to remember is that whatever action we take should be in keeping with nature’s principles. And always keep the 3 keys to success in mind. (More on this as we go along.) Reader, Susan, left questions in the comment area of a post. Her situation is the perfect example...
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Breakfast From the Yard

Growing our own breakfast on less than an acre yard! Eggs, Potatoes, Onions, Swiss Chard and Raspberries. Harvest, then eat. ↓↓↓↓↓↓ CLICK “SHOW MORE” FOR RESOURCES ↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓ Laugh a little bit everyday - Get these Vlogs delivered: http://bit.ly/DailyFarmVlogs My article, "How to Feed Your Chickens Without Grain - 20 Ways to Cut your Feed Costs 100%" - http://bit.ly/CreativeFeedsYT Love these vlogs? You can support our effort with a small contribution through Patreon: http://bit.ly/1W0ShAF ____________________________ STUFF I WEAR EVERYDAY: Work Apron (Sturdy Brothers): http://i.refs.cc/9tziAcru Muck Boots:...
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A Beautiful Way to Catch Runoff: How to Build a Dry Stream

There are plenty of great ways to incorporate water into the garden, whether with natural streams and brooks or (wo)man-made ponds and fountains. But what about a design that implies the idea of water, but doesn’t require any maintenance? A dry stream is a landscaping design that looks like a decorative garden feature, even though it is also a practical solution to garden runoff.Author and award-winning landscape designer Jan Johnsen joins us to explain what a dry stream...
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This Will Happen If You Put This Plants In Bedroom – Gardening Tips

Houseplants Or indoor plants can do more than just make your shelves look beautiful. They also can enhance your creativity, boost your mood, increase your productivity, reduce your stress levels, bring you tranquility, produce oxygen, maintain indoor humidity levels, and naturally filter air pollutants. They’re quite the multi-taskers. Studies show that the roots and leaves of plants take up pollutants and store them in their tissues. Even the microorganisms present in the soil are capable of absorbing pollutants like cigarette...
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Garden retreat under the oaks in San Antonio

May 24, 2019 An invitation to tea — the real deal, with scones, clotted cream, cucumber sandwiches, lemon tarts, and champagne — was treat enough to entice me to the San Antonio home of two sisters I’ve gotten to know through a friendship with their mother. But when I arrived at their house, I realized another treat was in store: a lovely garden designed for relaxation and decked out for company. Let’s tour! The large backyard was just lawn, live...
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5 Steps to Growing Watermelon

Come along with me as I plant watermelon in my garden on a trellis and share with you 5 steps to successfully grow watermelon in your backyard! In this video I'll share when, where, and how to plant, as well as watering and fertilizing tips so you can grow your own sweet, juicy watermelon to eat and share with those you love! CaliKim Seed Collections: https://calikimgardenandhome.com Support my channel when you shop through the following links -...
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HOW TO HEAL A SICK FRUIT TREE | Gardening Tips

How to Heal a Sick Fruit Tree. Jake Mace and Jay Barringer bring must needed health and Bio-Active Compost to this Apricot Tree Jake planting about 4 years ago! #garden #gardentips #gardening #urbanfarm #urbangarden My other Youtube Channels: 1. YouTube.com/ShaolinCenter 2. YouTube.com/AdventuresWJakeNicole 3. Jake IG: http://www.Instagram.com/JakeMaceTaiChi ***ORDER MY NEW FULLY COMPREHENSIVE GARDENING COURSE HERE: https://www.diyhomesteadprojects.com/product/gardening-basics/ Help Support Our VIdeos and Content by donating here: http://www.Patreon.com/JakeNicole http://www.GoFundMe.com/JakeNicole Join My Facebook GARDENING GROUP Here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ArizonaGarden/ Find Me on Snapchat & Instagram:...
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French Garden Design Ideas

Find ideas and inspiration for French Garden to add to your own home French Garden Design Ideas french garden landscaping home garden garden design garden garden ideas french home ideas home design backyard source
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Rolling Gardening Seat | Garden Tools | Solutions

Garden in comfort with a rolling swivel seat. BUY HERE: http://solutions.blair.com/p/garden-caddy/48710.uts This padded seat easily rolls around the garden helping you cart your tools and stay comfortable. Add to that, carrying pockets for supplies, a rack for tools and room for a harvest bucket, and this cart is the handiest gardening tool out there. source
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The Gardens Between – PlayFrame

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Tomato Growing 101: My Top 10 Tips for a Successful Harvest

If you’re planning to grow a summer garden, you’re most likely going to grow tomatoes in it. These plump, juicy fruits are the pinnacle of every vegetable gardener’s summer harvest, but it’s not always easy to get the ultimate tomato of our dreams: firm yet ripe, sweet yet tangy, a blemish-free fruit that’s perfectly moist and warm from the sun. I’ve grown tomatoes every which way: straight in the ground, up in a raised bed, arranged in containers, even...
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How to Grow Tomatoes in Pots Like a Gardening Pro

Tomatoes are the holy grail of gardens. Who can resist all those sweet, juicy orbs ripening in the sun every summer, filling the air with that unmistakable heady scent of tomato vine? Hands down, it’s one of my favorite plants to grow every year and I grew it without abandon in my last garden, in the ground, when space was not an issue for these large, unwieldy plants. But when I uprooted to a different part of the country and...
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