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Growing the best Melons – Grow Melons in Boxes

By Denise

Growing Watermelons and Cantaloupes in my Zone 5 climate can be a bit of a challenge. I have learned that if I want a great crop its necessary to use a lot of manure. I also grow them vertically in three-foot boxes.   By using a box that is three foot by three foot wide […]

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Hanging Basket Gardens: Turn your world green.

By Denise

Hanging gardens add color to your porches or decks and have a free feel when the tendrils blow in the wind. By bringing greenery into your living space you add depth to your home and it seems to add to your living space. Decide where you want to put your garden. If you are working […]

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Know your Growing Zone for help with Gardening

By Denise

In the US there are growing zones ranging from 2 to 10. I live in a Zone 5 growing zone and am exposed you to the plus and minuses of all the growing conditions. I also have microclimates caused by the lakes that surround my area to take into consideration. Cold I have the cold […]

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Help a Community Garden or project out with garden supplies

By Denise

There are many groups and organizations that sponsor Community Gardens, Victory Gardens and Plant a Row for the Poor. These programs are beoming more important as gas prices soar and food shortages are beoming more of a problem in many countries. Global warming and climate changes are also becoming more apparent and affecting many areas. […]

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