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Gardening Under Lights – Learn How To Grow From Seeds and Propagation

As long as I can remember I have been gardening under lights in my home and basement.  Many years ago I used shop lights which were fluorescent and today I use the high output LED work shop lights that I purchased at Costco for $35 each.  I was actually able to take advantage of a promo they were running and …

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Starting Vegetables from Seeds Now

While winter wails outside, vegetable gardeners can get a jump on the growing season by starting seeds indoors. A careful gardener can extend production by starting seeds and planting seedlings after the danger of frost. The classic candidates for indoor starting are tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, cucumbers, melons and both winter and summer squash. For best results, begin with packaged seeds grown for the …

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Fall Garden Clean-Up Tips

From the Folks at Home Depot….Fall garden cleanup is an important step for the long-term health of your garden. Beds cleaned up now will be ready to plant first thing in spring, with fewer weeds and overwintering pests. Plus, there is no better time to be in the garden than a crisp fall day. CLEAN UP GARDEN BEDS: Make two …

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Fall Clean-Up – Planting Bulbs For Spring Color

My Tulips Spring 2014 If you are like me you have been out in your garden for the past month doing your Fall Clean-Up.  In September, I did my Fall fertilization, treated the lawn with Sevin to kill the moths that become sod web worms that would destroy next years grass production, and started to remove and/or cut back any …

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Starting Your Own Vegetable Garden

From Better Homes and Gardens, with additional images from Len Rapoport.  Used under the Fair Use Doctrine for educational purposes only. Starting a vegetable garden at home is an easy way to save money — that $2 tomato plant can easily provide you with 10 pounds of fruit over the course of a season. Planting a garden with vegetables also …

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Find Out How To Increase Your Homes Worth

 An Investment In Your Home Can Offer You Much More Then You Think Pride in one’s appearance, their home, the work they do, their family and the town or city they live in is often discussed.  But many of us don’t really understand the meaning of this word.  The dictionary describes Pride as a feeling or deep pleasure or satisfaction …

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How To Catch And Relocate Critters

Over the years my garden has been invaded by unwanted critters.  Now I am not referring to the many beautiful birds that visit my garden each year or the squirrels that like to steal the bird seed, eat my apples before they even have a chance to grow or dig holes in my garden to eat the bulbs from my …

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