Gardening

Staking Tomatoes

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Staking tomatoes provides support for the tomato plant while allowing easy access to tomatoes as they grow. Our container gardens are still doing great. Each morning, I walk out to check on them with my cup of coffee in hand as I pick peppers, squash, and zucchini that seem to multiply overnight! We also planted…

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Container Gardening Update!

Container Gardening Update from addapinch.com

Last week, I shared about our updated approach to container gardening at my house. We’re using large galvanized troughs that we’ve placed on our back porch. I had emails asking me to please keep updating on how the container gardening was going and what I thought throughout the season. I couldn’t love them more! The…

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Vertical Succulent Gardens {Mingle Monday 6/25}

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  Vertical gardens are popping up all over the place in magazines, online, television, and even around my local plant nurseries – especially with succulents. There are even boards dedicated to these specialty gardens on Pinterest. My obsession with looking at these artistic gardens just increases with every single one that I see. I’ve thought…

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Autumn Fern

Autumn Fern

        I’ve been dressing up my porches again trying to get them ready for fall. My boxwood basil, having withered to just a few shoots of green, was way past its prime for adding color and greenery to my porch.   I made a quick trip by a local store and was…

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How to Keep Onions

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My nephew’s football team was selling 25 pound bags of Vidalia onions a few weeks ago as a fund raiser for their team. Of course I snapped them up, thinking of all the delicious dishes I could make with 25 pounds of onions. And then they were delivered. Did you know that 25 pounds of…

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How to Make Your Own Seedling Pots

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  Making your own seedling pots is a great afternoon activity for the entire family and a wonderful way to get children excited about gardening. With a stack of newspapers, a can or water bottle, and a few minutes, you’ll be ready to add your potting soil and seeds before you know it.    …

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