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This page contains miscellaneous money saving tips and ideas related to gardening.
After perusing your local garden store you'll realize that the summer growing season means big business for these companies. They're counting on you to invest heavily in your seasonal needs. Instead, look for some recycling options that keep your garden and your wallet healthy.
My Garden Disaster
My tomatoes, corn, zucchini squash, onions, cucumbers, watermelons, cantaloupes, bell peppers, lettuce, and spinach all came short of the glory, this year. I had not one vegetable worthy of a shutter click.
Comparing Wheelbarrows and Garden Carts
When faced with lugging plants, soil, other materials around the yard, wheelbarrows and garden carts are indispensable tools. Here are some side by side comparisons of their basic features, as well as some shopping tips if you find yourself in the market to buy one.
Beautiful gardens are filled with colorful plants, meandering paths, and places where you can stop and linger to enjoy the fruits of your labor - that is, providing you have a place to sit down.
Staking Garden Plants
Staking garden plants is an important technique for keeping plants healthy and looking their best. There may be a number of different methods to staking plants, but there are really only two rules: stake plants early and try to be discreet.
Tips for Protecting Your Plants When Painting...
A beautifully painted exterior is a great way to increase your home's curb appeal. A little bit of planning is all you need to keep your plants out of harm's way.
Creating a Garden Tunnel Out of PVC
This is a guide about creating a garden tunnel out of PVC. Use simple PVC pipe to create this beautiful structure for the summer.
Ideas To Revitalize a Garden Club
The enthusiasm among members of a gardening club can wax and wane over time. This page may help you in coming up with new activities and programs to rejuvenate the group and attract new members. This guide contains
ideas to revitalize a garden club.
Getting Rid of Moss
In the proper climates, moss has a tendency to grow in lawns, on rockery and even on older wooden structures. This is a guide about getting rid of moss.
Uses for Bags of Cement
A bag of cement will get very hard when water is added that can help fill a gap in the fence or yard. This is a guide about uses for bags of cement.
Remaking a Walkway Edging
I have a walkway with cement scalloped edges that have crumbled and I thought this time I would use cobble stones any suggestion?
Building an Inexpensive Garden Fountain
How can I make a water fountain without it costing a lot?
Setting Up a Bee Keeping Hut
How do you setup a bee keeping hut?
Building a Wall or Raised Garden Bed from Stone
I would like to use all the stones that I am digging out of the ground while preparing for planting. It would be great if I could use them to make the sides for a raised bed and for a wall around the garden that already exists.
Uses for Scalloped Tree Ring Bricks
I am looking for uses for old red scalloped tree ring bricks. I am living in a park with no lawns (crushed rock "lawns"). What can I do with old scalloped tree ring bricks? There are approximately 30. I have matching flower bed edging and would like to use it somehow to tie together. Any ideas?
Building a Greenhouse Using PVC Pipe
If I can only go 10 feet wide on my greenhouse, can I use the same lenghts of PVC in your 14 foot wide plan and just obtain a higher arc or will the stress on the PVC be too great?
52 Total Articles
Building a Greenhouse
Grocery Store Gardening
Making a Screen for Reclaiming Landscape Stone
Getting Rid of Briers
Getting Rid of All Vegetation
Suggestions for Building a Pole Barn Greenhouse
Recommendations for Plants Along a Driveway
Making Permanent Plant Markers
Beautiful Butchart Gardens (Victoria B.C.)
Protecting Plants When Painting Your Home
Choosing a Garden Bench
Making a Recycled Gazebo
Durable Plant Markers
Making an Indoor Greenhouse
Using Beer in the Garden
Gardening Tips and Tricks
Creating a Garden Weather Station
Making a Potting Bench
Florida Gardening Tips and Photos
Using Pine Needles in Your Garden
Gardening at a Rental House
Hammock Tips and Tricks
Starting a Garden Club
Starting Worm Bin for Fish Bait
Setting Up a Beekeeping Hut
Using Newspaper in the Garden
Making Sub-irrigated Planters
Homemade Plant Markers
Garden: What Is This Plant? (Giant Ragweed)
Garden: Backyard Deck
Scenery: My Backyard (Chesterfield, VA)
How Do I Sell a Sago Palm?
Understanding Butterfly Behavior
What Are the Bugs That Look Like a Fireflies With an Orange Head?
Building a Birdbath
Using Wine Bottles for Building Sidewalk or Retaining Wall
Removing Vine Tendrils From Brick Walls
Chloredine for Diseased Date Palms
Processing and Selling Spanish Moss
What Is The Name Of This Flame Plant?
Varnishing Wooden Planters
Is Store Bought Shredded Mulch Safe In The Garden?
Help Identifying Large Gourd
Removing Moss From Rock
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