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Apr
27

Organic Fertilizers Are Easier On The Environment

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Organic fertilizer is plant food that has been created using the natural carbon in plants and animals. Often organic fertilizers are made from plant and animal byproducts or waste products. Organic liquid fertilizers are also made from natural elements and can even be made at home (as fertilizing ‘teas’) using various natural substances like compost […]

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Apr
27

How to Buy a Strawberry Planter Online

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Shopping online used to be considered a novelty, but with high gas prices and suburban congestion becoming more of a problem, e-commerce has gone main stream. If you’ve been thinking about growing strawberries in containers and wondering how to buy a strawberry planter online, you’ll be relieved to discover that both are painless and fun. […]

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Watering your containers frequently and correctly is crucial to keeping outdoor potted plants happy and healthy. Whether you are caring for fiberglass garden planters filled with geraniums or looking after hanging baskets planted up with trailing petunias, giving your containers the correct amount of water on a regular basis is one of the best ways […]

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Apr
23

Liquid Fertilizer Reacts Fast and Is Great for All Garden Planters

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Liquid fertilizer is a good choice for container plants because it reacts more quickly than granular or organic fertilizers and can be applied easily and quickly. A liquid fertilizer application can be done either by attaching a mixing unit to the end of your hose, or by mixing the correct amount of the fertilizer in […]

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Apr
23

How to Choose the Best Potting Soil for your Container Garden

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Container gardening is lots of fun, but if you start with the wrong potting soil it’s difficult to get the results you want. Hanging garden planters need a lighter soil mix than window boxes, and both potting mixes differ from the kind of soil that’s best for deep shade containers. Starting with the right soil […]

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Container gardening doesn’t have to be difficult or complicated. In fact, with the a little knowledge, the right tools, and a few tips and tricks, anyone can create beautiful container gardens. Whether it’s hanging baskets you love, or colorful metal garden planters filled with fragrant petunias, getting started is easy and fun. Start by deciding […]

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Apr
21

How to Invest in a Good Pair of Garden Gloves

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Garden gloves come in all kinds of materials, colors, and price points. A three-pack of simple brown cotton knit work gloves can cost as a little as a couple of dollars, while a pair of goatskin hand-stitched leather garden gloves with a name brand label can set you back $50 or even more. Pick out […]

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Mar
22

How to Choose a Garden Hose Nozzle

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A garden hose nozzle is a basic piece of gardening equipment that you probably don’t spend a lot of time thinking about until you need to go out and buy one. When you do need to purchase or replace a nozzle, you may be bewildered by the incredible selection of different styles and materials for […]

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Categories : Equipment, Watering
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Mar
20

Outdoor Planter Stands – Make Your Plants Stand Out

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Outdoor planter stands are the perfect way to display your choice of planter. If your planters are heavy you might consider putting your planters on stands so they can be easily moved around. If you have already purchased your planters or containers, then be sure to take the measurements with you when you go to […]

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Mar
20

Modern Outdoor Planters – For The Contemporary Garden

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Modern outdoor planters are the perfect way to add a stylish and decorative finishing touch to your patio or garden. Modern style outdoor planters come in many shapes and sizes and are suitable for all weather outdoor use. Choosing Your Planters If you are thinking of buying large modern planters for your outdoor space then […]

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