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Using Soaker Hose In Raised Bed — The Best Ways On How To Use It

Via:motherearthnews.comA soaker hose is a very useful type of drip irrigation system. Drip irrigation refers to the moderate submission of water to soil via a device known as an emitter which is positioned at the foot of every plant. To use a soaker hose in raised bed, small holes are punctured into the hose, allowing […]

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  • February 27, 2017

How Often to Water Mint Plant – Everything You Need to Know

Believe it or not, mint has been found in Egyptian tombs dating back to around 1000 BC. Firstly, these herbs were known for taking care of different health issues such as stomach ache and chest pain, but people who were continuously using them realized that they can also be magnificent in curing heartburn, sunburn, type […]

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  • February 11, 2017

Know Here – How Often To Water Strawberries?

How often to water strawberries Factors that determine how often to water strawberries#1 Whether it’s recently rained or not#2 Whether they’re growing in full or half sun#3 The soil type in question and its moisture holding capacityWhen do strawberries need watering the most?So, how often to water strawberries?Other factors to consider#1 Root type#2 Strawberry varietiesThe […]

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  • February 5, 2017

11 Amazing Ideas- How to Use Empty Wine Bottles in Garden

Wine bottles have been one of the popular materials that are being recycled (and upcycled) at homes, restaurants, and bars. Instead of being thrown out after bottles have been emptied, most people repurpose these as a vase, liquid soap container, water bottle, Christmas lights holder, and other uses that give this supposed-to-be waste material a […]

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  • January 20, 2017

How To Make A Soaker Hose For Your Garden

Why would you need a soaker hose?Having a soaker hose in your backyard can be incredibly efficient for quite a number of reasons.One of their greatest strengths is that they are effectual at saving water and in the process money. This is because the water slowly seeps out of pores created along the hose at […]

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  • December 10, 2016

Best Garden Hose – Top 5 Products Reviews

Some of the commonest problems almost all gardeners face are associated with their garden hoses. Most complaints are directed at their formation of kinks, punctures and snags, while others point out the lack of durability in some.In the same vein, no one wants a garden hose that is not long enough or one that’s too […]

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  • November 20, 2016

How Do You Know When Carrots Are Ready To Pick

What’s up, doc? A signature extra to Bugs Bunny’s character, carrots is one of the most nutritious and widely recognized vegetables out there. These orange root crops are rich sources of Vitamin A and beta-carotene – a good addition to anyone’s diet. They are also very easy to grow, even on your own backyard, making […]

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  • September 30, 2016

How Much Sun Do Tomatoes Need?

Tomatoes love sunlight. That is an understatement. Every practicing gardener knows that tomato plants love and depend on sunlight for their daily growth and ripening. What some gardeners never find out is that a lot of sunlight is actually dangerous to them, as is so little of it. This brings us to the question. How […]

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  • September 19, 2016

What To Grow In A Greenhouse

Greenhouse farming is a great way to economize on the use of space in your backyard, or if you’re into medium scale farming, it’s a viable way to grow crops off season.Greenhouses help regulate the atmosphere surrounding the cultivated crops and keep out harmful pests allowing the plants to develop to their full potential.Globally, greenhouses […]

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  • September 7, 2016