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Garden Harvest Basket and Colander

A Handy Produce Basket Summer means daily harvesting of garden goodies. There are many different kinds of receptacles to use for gathering fresh produce. From veggies tossed in a shirt or hat, to boxes, grocery bags or wheelbarrows, just about...
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Rooting Hormone for Plant Propagation

What are Rooting Hormones? Rooting hormones are not essential to plant propagation, but definitely helpful and can significantly increase chances of successfully rooting cuttings. Rooting hormones are beneficial for any cuttings, but are not as practical for the added time and expense...

Suncatcher Bird Repellent from Old CDs and DVDs

Sun Catchers, Wind Chimes, and Wind Spinners for Bird Chasers Here are some crafty garden ideas for what to do with used CDs. And more than artsy, they're also functional. Helen Joe, from the Gardens All Facebook community says: "We hang them all over...

Can You Freeze Cucumbers?

Frozen Cucumbers? Yes! Okay, so you CAN freeze cucumbers. We got this first idea below by Julia Martens Fornay on HGTV.((http://www.hgtv.com/outdoors/gardens/garden-to-table/can-you-freeze-cucumbers)) Their main theme was to pickle them, which we do. But we also wanted the healthiest and freshest cucumber options,...

Best Food Dehydrators for Drying Your Garden Harvest

Humans have been preserving food for eons. Since before 12,000 B.C. according to archaeological findings. Ancient humans preserved food through sun and wind in temperate climates and through freezing in colder climates. Canning, which is the most common preservation method...
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Epsom Salt for Plants and People

Epsom Salt for People Epsom is most commonly thought of as a healing remedy for soaking tired feet or a hot restorative bath, but it can also be a wonderful supplement in your garden. Epsom salts do far more than relieve tired...
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Espalier Fruit Trees – More Fruit in Less Space

Small yard? Colder climate? Try espalier! Many people would love to grow fruit trees, but for the space it takes and the warmer climate and higher growing zones needed. Even dwarf fruit trees can take up a lot of space...

Tomato Cages You Can Build

Tomato Stakes Made of Wire and Bamboo Stakes We dedicate a lot of growing space to tomatoes in the GardensAll gardens. Most of them are being grown in straw bales, but we also have some growing in bags, self watering tubs, cinder...

Garden Planters and Deciding What to Grow in Pots

No Garden? No Problem! If you don't have a yard, or only have a small yard, no problem! You can still grow food! Okay, so it may not replace your produce bill at the grocery store, but it will give...

A Plant Tower that Can Grow 50 Plants in 4 Sq. Ft.

Vertical Garden Tower and Composter for Indoors or Outdoors We love the idea of the Vertical Garden Tower and Composter for indoor growing in winter, and on the deck or patio for summer to keep herbs and microgreens at hand year round....