Start your do-it-yourself journey: recreate your garden environment
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Start your do-it-yourself journey: recreate your garden environment

The pandemic has an impact on all of us. Work started to merge with home, even more than digitalization already did. Now, we have to make sure that we can blend it correctly ourselves. To do so, we need to develop creative ways to shut ourselves off from work and have enough exercise in the meantime.…

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Gardening for engineers and attempts to overcome my brown thumbs

When people talk about the joy of digging their fingers in the dirt, of caring for plants, of harvesting food from their own land, I know exactly what they're talking about. Well, at least to a small degree. I love planting and caring for plants, and there really is nothing better than picking a cherry tomato…

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An Important Lesson for Life & Gardening from an Organic Farmer

Yesterday afternoon, the girls and I had a chance to join with a couple other families to learn some gardening basics from a local organic farmer who goes to our church (and teaches our 4-year-old's Sunday school class!). Mr. Rod did an amazing job of teaching both the kids and adults about gardening, and I…

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How to Choose the Best Seeds for Your Garden

The following post is from Victoria of Project Homestead: All winter long, gardeners itching to see bare dirt and smell warming soil pore over seed catalogs to dream about the possibilities ahead. But amid our bounty of great seed choices, deciding what to plant can feel, well, daunting. It doesn't have to be. Whether you're starting…

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Get a Collection of Gardening eBooks for $7.40 {BundleoftheWeek.com}

Whether you're a new or experienced gardener, this week's collection includes a variety of gardening tips for everyone! Learn how to garden without a big budget or a lot of space, discover tips for organic gardening and preserving your harvest, and get organized with custom printables. But don't wait because this bundle is on sale…

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5-Minute Terra Cotta Birdbath

The following post is from Janel of Life with Lucie and Ella.: When my husband and I bought our first home, we were overjoyed to have a backyard. Better yet, sweet little birds flocked to our yard and sang every morning. The woman we purchased our home from had a beautiful stone birdbath in the…

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How to Grow Herbs Indoors

The following post is from Victoria of Project Homestead: Signs of spring are springing everywhere. Though if you’re in a chilly place like I am, evidence is fleeting. A warm, sunshiny day is followed by a blustery, snowy one. That’s why it’s so gratifying for me to start plants indoors this time of year. I…

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Making a Plan Now for Your Garden Harvest

This weekend, our frost date is finally here, and my pole green beans are more than ready to move out of their egg carton pots and into a real garden. While I planted a small garden last year, all of the veggies mysteriously died before they began to produce (I think they became waterlogged because…

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Build a Garden Math Game
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Build a Garden Math Game

The following post is from Kristina of Toddler Approved: In addition to spending time celebrating Easter with our 8 Days of Easter Advent, we have also been doing a lot of Spring themed activities at our house lately. It has been very rainy where we live, so we've tried to come up with creative games…

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Lessons Learned from a Scorched Garden

A couple of weeks ago we headed out of town for 4 days. We didn't have anyone to water the garden for us (one of the downsides of living in the boonies!), so we figured it would be fairly wilted by the time we got home, especially considering the fact that it wasn't exactly thriving…

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