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Easily Grow Your Herbs Indoors

Guest writer: Palti Shipard Herbs are the leaves and flowers of low-growing woody plants that do not have a trunk, that have stems growing from the base. Examples of herbs are licorice, parsley, chives, thyme, rosemary, marjoram, oregano, dill and celery. Herbs can be used for a wide range of purposes ranging from culinary, medicinal, perfumery and other needs. Many herbs grow low and are aromatic, which can be dried or used to flavor foods. It...

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How to Decorate Around an Outdoor Bench

by guest writer Chris Crawford An outdoor bench isn’t only for park use. It can be used indoors. They can be just as nice to sit in, as any upholstered sofa, patio chair, or armchair. When used indoors, a park bench becomes the center of attention, in the room that it’s in because of its iron frame and wooden body. It would be good to make the space around it seem to be just as full of bold character as the bench. You’ve wanted...

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The Proven Ability Of Peonies To Sleep Through Severe Winters

by guest writer Thomas Fryd September finally arrives after a normal hot, dry August when we did not care much whether school kept or not. But now September is as welcome as April in the spring. Showers, cool nights, shorter days and reviving nature get under the gardener’s skin. Digging, dividing, planting, weeding – all become less of a drudgery and more of a pleasure. With a hitch in our belts and new faith in our hearts we plan...

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Sprucing Up The Garden With Artificial Outdoor Plants

The shift to artificial gardens is slowly coming about more prominently. After all, the time required to run a full-scale garden is just out of the question for households tied down with more important things to handle. In addition, required maintenance and expenses won’t be as threatening to gardeners as real plants and flowers. Weathering was once a very real problem to outdoor plants, which made them largely unpopular just decades ago....

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Simple Indoor Gardening Tips For A Great Indoor Garden

Indoor gardening has became a recent trend as people struggle to stay within their food budgets from month to month. The price of groceries has soared over the past few years and we are always looking for ways to cut down on spending. The internet can provide you with beautiful indoor garden ideas. These tips should get you started. The key to successful indoor gardening is what you choose to grow. Some herbs and vegetables will not fair well in...

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Grow Garlic at Home

Allium sativum, (more commonly known as Garlic) is a member of the onion family and can be grown very easily at home in your open garden, in a cold green house, in a pot or even a window box. Garlic will grow all year round in mild climates although in colder climates, like in the UK, planting Garlic is best around autumn so the plants will grow slowly throughout the winter frost and start to flower around spring. Garlic is a Perennial with long...

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