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Vegetable Gardening, Herbs, and Flowers. Planning, Design, and How-to Information. Here is your gardening information and inspiration.

Simple DIY Herb Garden Container

Simple DIY Herb Garden

A few years ago, I found myself using more and more fresh herbs in the kitchen . When buying these herbs from the grocery store the cost can start to add up, and you may get more then you need at the time of use. To solve these problems I  created my Simple DIY Herb...

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What is your Garden Type

What is Your Garden Type

Traditionally a vegetable garden is pictured as a large plot where vegetables are planted in neat single rows. This traditional way of gardening is still a great way to plant for certain types of vegetables and for gardeners that have a large amount of space. This traditional method of gardening may not be what is...

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Seed Starting Indoors

Seed Starting Indoors

Depending on what zone you live in there may be some vegetables that need to be transplanted to your garden. You will either need to buy started plants or start the seeds indoors at the right time for your zone. 2017 was the first year that I had plants that needed to be started indoors...

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3 Reasons You Need A Garden | Garden Tools

3 Reasons You Need A Garden

If some form of country living is what you are looking for, the best place to start is with a garden.  I don’t mean go out and start a commercial sized vegetable garden, start with something small and easy to maintain.  Container, square foot or old fashion rows, the type doesn’t really matter. These 3 reasons...

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Vegetable Garden Planning

Planning Your Garden

Planning your garden and writing things out on paper helps make planting your garden much easier.  My garden planning for the next year usually starts before my current garden has been harvested. I am constantly taking notes, making lists of what vegetables I would like to try, and things I would do differently the next...

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Picking the Perfect pumpkin

Picking Your Perfect Pumpkin

Happy Fall! In Northern Michigan this means the leaves have started changing, you pick orchards and pumpkin patches are opening for the season. Having a five-year-old that lives for pumpkin decorating we are always looking for a good pumpkin patch for day of family fun. My son loves the activities that are provided, and he...

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Building Your Country Life

Building Your Country Life

Dreaming of a Country Life! When thinking of building your country life it’s easy to see the finished picture. You know exactly what you want and where you want to be.  QUESTION IS, “HOW DO YOU GET THERE?”  A common mistake is believing you can just jump in and end up with the big picture...

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