Monthly Archive for: ‘May, 2015’

An Introduction to Container Gardening​

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If you’ve downsized your home or simply have no garden space on your property, your days of growing food are far from over. If you can grow a vegetable in the garden, there’s a way to grow it on a balcony. Container gardens need a bit more attention than ground plots because they dry out faster, but they need less …

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The Veggie Lifestyle on a Budget

The Veggie Lifestyle on a Budget

It’s common knowledge – eating healthy, especially eating lots of vegetables, costs more than eating junk, right? Wrong! It can cost a lot more to eat fresh and healthy foods, especially living the vegetarian lifestyle, but that happens when you don’t think about what you’re eating beforehand. Considering that you have to plan out your meals in order to get …

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A Primer on Garden Mulch​

A Primer on Garden Mulch​

In whatever area of the yard you have your garden, mulch serves as the protective cover. Sometimes it’s a decorative quilt and other times a heavy insulator as proof against inclement weather – but all mulches offer a needed protective element as well as making your garden look better. Once you’ve planted flowers or vegetables, it’s important to choose a …

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