The Value of Mulching your Garden

Mulch in the garden

by

Les Oke

In most gardens you might see in your area it is very doubtful any of them will be laid out with mulch between the plants. Most likely you will see widely spaced rows of vegetables designed most likely to accommodate a roto-tiller between

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Homemade hummingbird nectar recipe

Make your own hummingbird nectar

Make your own hummingbird nectar

Did you know you can make your own hummingbird nectar. It’s quick easy and you can save tons of money by using ingredients you already have at home! For pennies you can be having the hummingbirds outside your window everyday!

Replace the hummingbird nectar 1-2 weeks to keep it

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Homemade Watering Can

Homemade Watering Can

Homemade Watering Can

 

A Homemade Watering Can is a breeze to make with things you already have at home.

For mine, I used an old laundry detergent bottle. You can use a milk jug and it will work well, too*.

To make a Homemade Watering Can

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Feed the Soil – not the plants

measuring around the onion

Feed the Soil – not the plants

by Les Oke

 

When most people get started with gardening they are usually driven by an urge to follow the conventional wisdom shown on TV or shown in most garden centers.

We are bombarded with ads for this and that miracle fertilizer which will make

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What to put in a compost pile

What to put in a compost pile.

“What to put in a compost pile” is a questions I often get. Here is a list of things I put in my compost pile. Most people don’t realize how many different things you can put in a compost pile.

I collect enough that I usually take 1 large bowl out

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