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1-08-2022, 13:10
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Build a Raised Garden Bed with Legs: DIY Construction Guide
Building a raised garden bed with legs allows you to protect your garden from animals and weeds, and it can even make gardening a little easier since you don't have to stoop down to reach the plants. Making a raised garden bed with legs is a simple DIY project you can do on your own. Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about building a raised garden bed with legs,
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4-08-2021, 16:10
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How to Grow Hydrangeas in a Pot
Potted hydrangeas are a fun, pretty option when you want to add colorful shrubs to somewhere like the patio, porch, balcony, or front entryway of your home. Hydrangeas are a hardy, easy-to-grow plant, so don’t be intimidated if you’ve never grown them before. Just pick up some decorative pots and nursery-grown hydrangeas in containers from your local garden center to get started. As
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30-07-2021, 21:10
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How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint in the Garden
Your garden is already the greenest part of your home, but that doesn't mean there isn't room for improvement. Taking steps like planting tree cover to lower your household energy usage and switching to handheld gardening tools can cut down on the amount of harmful gases you produce and help pave the way for a greener planet. You might be surprised by how big a difference even small
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16-05-2021, 14:10
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How to Make Hypertufa Planters
Are you tired of clay or wooden planters? Would you like to give your garden a different look? Hypertufa, or tufa, plant pots have a coarsely textured, stone-like appearance that’s pleasing to the eye. With their thick, porous texture, they are good containers for smaller plants, such as cacti, succulents, and alpine plants. These are versatile pots that you make yourself, so they can
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2-04-2021, 14:10
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How to Make a Garden Gazing Ball
Garden gazing balls are a great accent to any garden or lawn. Gazing balls are large spheres that go in your garden as decorations and have been popular for centuries. Buying one at the store can be incredibly expensive depending on its quality. Luckily, there are cheap and easy do-it-yourself methods of creating your very own gazing ball. By following the right techniques and getting
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30-03-2021, 02:00
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How to Keep Raccoons Out of the Garden
Raccoons are intelligent and agile animals that live throughout North America. They are active at night and are attracted to virtually any food source – including your garden. There are some natural repellents that might work, although they require constant vigilance. The only ways to truly keep raccoons out of your garden are to trap them and release them far away, or to build an
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12-03-2021, 06:20
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How to Grow a Miniature Succulent Garden
Succulents can make a wonderful addition to any home garden. These robust, fleshy plants are capable of surviving in an array of different environments and require very little upkeep once they’re planted. If you’re thinking about introducing a few cacti, stonecrop, or aloe plants to your garden but don’t have room to devote to a whole plot, try creating your own miniature version using
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11-12-2020, 07:10
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How to Build a Yurt
Yurts are round, tent-like structures traditionally used in Mongolia as mobile homes. While yurts are not complex structures, they do require some general carpentry skills to build and set up. If you are a beginner, purchase a yurt kit to easily build your structure. If you’re comfortable with carpentry, search online for yurt building plans, and make each piece of the structure
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11-12-2020, 03:30
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How to Pebble a Garden
Using pebbles in a garden brings different colors and textures to the garden. Pebbles can fill up otherwise empty space, leaving a visual impression that's more interesting than simple dirt, soil or mulch. Pebbles can serve other purposes, such as creating a decorative border, landscaped path, and keeping weeds at bay. In order to best pebble a garden, it's important to clear a space
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30-11-2020, 05:30
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How to Fill Raised Garden Beds
Now that you’ve made a raised garden bed, you might be wondering how best to fill it. Raised garden beds usually need a mixture of soil and compost. You can mix the soil in with the compost thoroughly, or layer them, which is known as lasagna gardening. Either one can be very effective, but lasagna gardening can sometimes be cheaper and easier if you have a tall raised garden.