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Raised Beds for Resiliency

Raised Beds for Resiliency

Raised Beds for Resiliency Amongst all the durable growing practices at House in the Woods Farm, it is the raised beds that really conserved the day in 2018, the rainiest season on Maryland record. Our county of Frederick had flash flooding in May due to as much as six inches of rain falling within three […]

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Tips to prepare for the gardening season

Tips to prepare for the gardening season Have you tiptoeing through the tulips? Stopped to smell the roses– well wait, we are not quite there yet to take in the gives off the roses in flower, but the hyacinth (Hyacinthus spp.), sweet shrub (Lindera benzoin), grape hyacinth (Muscari spp.), and daffodils (Narcissus spp.) are flowering […]

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Study: Sniffing Rosemary Improves Memory

  The smell of rosemary boosts our capability to remember previous occasions and remember what to do in the future research studies find. For one current research study, scientists from Northumbria University positioned 150 healthy seniors in spaces which had actually been instilled with either rosemary necessary oil, lavender necessary oil, or no fragrance at […]

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HOW TO GROW A KOMBUCHA SCOBY FROM BOTTLED KOMBUCHA

  Months ago I wanted to start making my own kombucha.  I was buying bottles of kombucha from the health store and the costs were adding up and I felt it was time for a cheaper way.  I researched a few ways for how to grow a kombucha scoby.  A scoby is the white alien […]

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On Your Turf: 5 Small Space Urban Garden Lawn Care Tips

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In urban areas where outdoor space is limited, you won’t typically find front gardens carpeted with the large, uniform, smooth lawns more commonly found in suburban neighborhoods. But a small area of lawn could work.
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Five Common Garden Mistakes That Matter Most – And How To Avoid Them

News Source https://joegardener.com/garden-mistakes-that-matter-most/ Garden mistakes challenge us, push us to do better and teach us lessons we utilize for years to come. I ought to know – I’ve made my fair share of them over the years. When you think about it, gardening is as much about making mistakes as it is about celebrating the wins. That said, […]
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Making a Great Display of Culinary Herb Plants

News Source http://www.veggiegardeningtips.com/making-a-great-display-of-culinary-herb-plants/ Last winter wasn’t the mildest but it was a good one for over wintering herb plants outdoors in the garden. Even herb varieties that are typically borderline hardy here in my growing region survived to put on a great show in the landscape this spring and summer.
A big part of that success is location and taking advantage of the various micro-climates that exist on my property even if the temperature variations, southern exposures, and favorable positions are only slightly better than other spots in the garden.
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How to Use Fall Leaves in the Garden – and Why You Should

News Source https://joegardener.com/how-to-use-fall-leaves/ Fall is a favorite time of year for many. It certainly is for me. The softer light and cooler temperatures, football games, the approach of Thanksgiving – these are just a few of the reasons fall is what I consider the best season. Yet, it’s the falling leaves that I’m most thankful for right about […]
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How About This Self-Sufficient Garden Pool Farm?

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When Dennis and Danielle McClung bought a foreclosed home in Mesa, Ariz., in 2009, their new yard featured a broken, empty. Instead of spending a small fortune to repair and fill it, Dennis had a far more prescient idea: He built a plastic cap over it and started growing things inside. Thus, with help from family and friends and a ton of internet res… Read More

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How to Divide Plants – and Why You Should

News Source https://joegardener.com/dividing-plants-how-to/ Are you interested in some free plants to add to your landscape? There are plenty of them already all around you. In fact, many common landscape perennials can – and should – be divided. Dividing plants is easy. You just need to follow a few steps and become familiar with the types of plants which can […]
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