This summer I tried an experiment by putting gold fish into my rain barrels to help curb mosquito larvae population. The gold fish did a fantastic job - the barrels were clear of mosquito larvae -- a first for me. So now that summer has ended and the rain barrels needed to be emptied so that they don't freeze and crack over the winter, I needed somewhere to put all these goldfish. I stumbled upon the perfect solution at a garage sale early in September. A almost new fish tank in mint…
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Time or money invested in your garden’s soil always brings the best returns: healthy, vigorous plants and great harvests. And when you keep yard waste and
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Since we moved to a home with a decent sized garden I've slowly been learning about how not to kill plants how to grow things. But every spring, when I start planning which fruit and vegetables I am going to plant, I can never remember when seeds need to be planted, when they should be planted out in the garden or when I can harvest them. So this year I am trying to be more organized and have created this handy printable (which I am also sharing with you!). Download/Print When To Sow Guide…
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Raised beds are the perfect way to start your own garden. Fruits, vegetables, flowers and shrubs can all thrive in the raised bed environment. The popularity of raised beds is on the rise because of their many benefits – reduce soil erosion, the ease of access to control weeds and pick...
How To Make Raised Garden Beds For Vegetables - The Greening of Gavin
My mother in law Pam, recently asked how I made the garden beds in my veggie patch. This is the story of how I did it! In late April 2007, I began to plan an organic vegetable garden for one side of our house. We had a garden (if you could call it that), that [Continue Reading …]