Gardening

Easy gardening tips for the beginning to experienced gardener: vegetable gardening, flower gardening, birds and butterflies, DIY garden crafts, fairy gardens, and more.

Easy tips for getting started growing bean sprouts in jars. Grow your own mung bean sprouts for Chinese and Asian cooking, and more. Easy tips for getting started growing bean sprouts in jars. Grow your own mung bean sprouts for Chinese and Asian cooking, and more.

It’s satisfying to grow your own food at home, and there are many ways you can do that. You can plant a garden, whether in your backyard or in containers, and you can even grow plants on your kitchen counter! Growing bean sprouts is very easy and they are ready to eat in just a…

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Easy recipe for chive blossom vinegar. This homemade infused vinegar has a wonderful chive flavor and is a pretty pink purple in color. Great for homemade salad dressings and marinades. Easy recipe for chive blossom vinegar. This homemade infused vinegar has a wonderful chive flavor and is a pretty pink purple in color. Great for homemade salad dressings and marinades.

A couple of months ago I saw this photo of chive blossom vinegar and I couldn’t wait for my chives to start blossoming so I could try making this flavored vinegar for myself. This is an infused vinegar, where you just let herbs set in vinegar for several weeks to let the flavor of the…

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Top 9 fairy garden houses that you can order today from Amazon to accessorize your fairy garden or miniature garden. Top 9 fairy garden houses that you can order today from Amazon to accessorize your fairy garden or miniature garden.

I just love fairy gardens and miniature gardens. When someone doesn’t know what to get for me for my birthday or Mother’s Day, one of the suggestions I always have is to buy me something for my fairy garden. One of the great things about fairy gardens is that you can change them with the…

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Creative ideas for doubling your gardening space by the use of vertical gardens. Creative ideas for doubling your gardening space by the use of vertical gardens.

Vertical gardens are a great option for gardeners who have limited space to work with. There are a number of ways you can implement vertical gardening. Here a few ideas to get you started. Trellises A simple way to create a vertical garden is to place a trellis in a large container. You can steady…

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Questions frequently asked about planting and growing tulips answered by a gardening expert. Questions frequently asked about planting and growing tulips answered by a gardening expert.

What are the best types of tulips to plant? Many of the hybrid (grown and bred) tulips that came from Holland or from one of the Holland tulip festivals are some of the best. You can plant beauties such as Red Emperor, Florentine, or other varieties of both single and double blooming flowers. For more…

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These fairy doors for trees are the perfect accessories for your DIY fairy garden. These fairy doors for trees are the perfect accessories for your DIY fairy garden.

I love fairy gardens and miniature gardens. I am always looking for new ideas for them. There are a lot of fun items you can make for yourself for them, but there are other things that are just easier to purchase. One of the things I’m always on the lookout for are cute fairy garden…

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Growing annuals. Five easy to grow annual flowers to plant in your garden. Growing annuals. Five easy to grow annual flowers to plant in your garden.

Annuals are a great addition to any garden. There are many varieties to choose from and many are easy to grow. Annuals flower all summer long, many until frost. Here are five of the most popular, long blooming annuals. Geraniums Technically a Pelargonium, geraniums are hugely popular in gardens. They are very easy to grow,…

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