Author Archives: Rachel

Common Mistakes When Dealing with Pests

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Gardening can be really relaxing and satisfactory. Planning, working the soil, planting, and taking care of many different plants is often a very rewarding experience. But all the excitement can come crashing down when pests make an appearance. No matter how experienced, every gardener has had to deal with these little hazards capable of destroying […]

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The Trick to Growing your Own Food

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Though groceries stores abound, a lot of people are trying to forgo the weekly trips, at least when it comes to fruits and vegetables. Whether is because a sudden awareness of the cost to the environment, or, more likely, an attempt to reduce household costs, a lot of urbanites are trying to grow at least […]

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Are All Home Gardens Sustainable?

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As people become more and more conscious of the impact their actions have in the environment, sustainability has gained momentum. In the past, it was a fringe movement only some people care about, but today, the demand for a more sustainable living has crossed over into the mainstream world and everyday life, and yes, that […]

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A Short Guide to Indoor Gardening

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There are a lot of reasons to start an indoor garden. Maybe you want to grow summer plants and have to keep them away from the harsh winds of winter, or maybe you just don’t have an outdoor garden at all. Whatever the reasons, you can still enjoy the greatness of home-grown vegetables, or even […]

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