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Ironman Gravity 1000 Inversion Table Review

The Ironman Gravity 1000 inversion table is a sturdy, heavy duty product which is an ideal Ironman Gravity 1000 inversion tableaccessory for individuals to reduce back stress and stimulate better circulation. The product is made using durable steel frame which is capable of withstanding rugged daily usage and the powder coated finish ensures long lasting durability without losing its original pristine appearance.

A variety of maladies can be curbed when…

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Added by Emily May on April 3, 2018 at 11:35pm — No Comments

Using Vines to Decorate your Garden

A terrific way to decorate your garden is using vines. They are extremely low maintenance and appear good on just about anything. If you’ve obtained a fence or separator that stands out in the garden, then grow the vine over, it’s really a quick and visually pleasing solution.…

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Added by Emily May on April 3, 2018 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Gardens Inspired By Nature

Biodiversity and sustainability is the great importance when designing and building gardens. The tendency among the new generations of landscapers and gardeners (or those who are not so new understand their importance) is to create natural gardens. Organizing the plants in a different way and looking for other forms of beauty. The flowers and their color, while playing an important role. Look into the deep feel the prominence to the shape, texture and color of…

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Added by Oliva Shouse on March 5, 2018 at 2:38am — No Comments

Storage Secrets for Your Garden Shed

Having a beautiful garden is never easy; you may have the green thumb, but if you don’t dedicate a lot of time and effort into keeping it neat, it will only end up looking like a jungle. One of the reasons why people don’t like spending a lot of time in their garden is probably because their garden shed isn’t well-organized. If you spend fifteen minutes looking for your tools, you’ll lose all enthusiasm for gardening. This is one of the reasons why…

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Added by Victoria Lim on May 29, 2017 at 3:17am — No Comments

Common Gardening Issues and Solutions

Having a garden nowadays is a true blessing. Many people live in small apartments, surrounded by the many items they own, without a glimpse of personal space for fun and rest. The people who live in the suburbs are practically blessed, because they have big houses with lots of space, a garage for their cars…

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Added by Jane Wilson on April 3, 2017 at 6:21am — No Comments

Seeds, food foresting and garden talk with friends

New beginnings for the gardens start in February.
I invite in the excitement in the form of seeds and begin setting my strategy.
I begin to gradually bring it to life while I sit down for some garden talk with fellow seedaholics.

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Added by Sharona Goren on February 26, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Enjoy Your Outdoor Parties in a Stunning Garden

If you are looking to enjoy the last few weeks of warm weather in style by hosting a few outdoor lunches or a get together at your home, then you should think about installing a sprinkler system on your property. A sprinkler system or other automated irrigation device is a cheap and convenient way to keep your lawn green and healthy all year long – no matter how hot or dry it gets outside. It's not a cop-out either; with a…

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Added by Aisha Olson on September 30, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

How to Grow an Orchid Flower

The orchid flower is one of the most beautiful additions a garden may have. It is the mark of the caring and expert gardener, a flower that proves that your reliable gardening can get you places. Adding one to your own garden will greatly improve the landscape and will make heads turn in envy. And for all its greatness, the orchid flower is also one of the most capricious things you could grow in the garden. Its different varieties – all 30,000 of them – usually require different treatment…

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Added by Aimee Howard on July 6, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments

Be Fancy! Cook With Flowers For Gentle Taste And Modern Look

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Added by Evelyn Jenson on July 5, 2016 at 1:36am — No Comments

Fascinating Types of Gardens

I'm sure that everybody would love to have a garden of their own. The garden is a great place, where you can rest, plant things, get in touch with the earth and think things through without being bothered by the outside world. Everybody likes gardening at some point of…

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Added by Jane Wilson on May 20, 2016 at 5:42am — No Comments

3 Clever Vegetable Garden Design Ideas

I'm a firm believer that gardening is an art. Not only does it take skills to successfully grow fruits and veggies but a garden can be designed and cultivated in a beautiful way. In a sense, gardens feed more than the body, they feed our soul.

When I first started gardening I…

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Added by AliLawrence on April 21, 2016 at 11:10am — No Comments

What's Your Garden Style?

Originally shared at Mary's Heirloom Seeds
I have somewhat of a crazy style of garden. I plant all over the place and mostly in raised beds. Companion planting is key within each garden beds.…
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Added by Marianne Smith on August 28, 2015 at 7:35pm — No Comments

Homemade Insecticides 101

Unwanted insects are just part of nature, as gardeners we have to deal with them on a regular basis. While many people resort to harsh chemicals to control their pest population, some of us know that there’s a better way - making organic insecticides from everyday items in our home. When preventative measures…

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Added by AliLawrence on May 14, 2015 at 9:50am — No Comments

Gotta check the Reisling for clairity tonight/! LOL!!

Busy two days. Started building a new container garden this week using 5 gallon buckets and self watering using a float/resivoir. Will use this for the 8 Brandywine Black organic tomato plants that were given to me this weekend. While doing that, got the smoker cleaned up ready for a brisket this weekend, updated my substitute cream soup/sauce mixes, a chicken-less chicken flavor bouillion/powder, made some bread machine mixes for a friend. Hate buying commercial items when I can make them…

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Added by John F. Houpt II, PhD on May 5, 2015 at 12:45pm — 2 Comments

Plant Heirloom Seeds for VICTORY!

Originally shared at Back to the Basics

I have shared about VICTORY GARDEN here on several occasions. …

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Added by Marianne Smith on December 27, 2014 at 7:35am — No Comments

Go Green; Literally! Funky Upcycling and Recycling Ideas for Your Plant Pots

A trip to the nursery is possibly the most calming and refreshing experience. Walking around, choosing your plants and just being in the presence of nature’s bounty does some amazing things for your emotional health. I know I can hardly wait for my annual trip to the nursery!

 There is one downside, however. Plants are sold in plastic pots. When we come home we plant them in our gardens. What happens to all the plastic pots? Most recyclers do not accept planters as a recyclable as…

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Added by Anne Staley on December 12, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments

Easy Tips for a Healthy Compost Pile

Composting at home is a great way to turn waste into gardening magic. By composting, you manage to reduce waste and improve soil quality at the same time; it’s also simpler than it may seem. Check out this article for some general tips on how to make the most of your compost…

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Added by Savanna Oconner on April 8, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Victory Garden "Ballistic Seed Balls" and How they Work

Originally posted @ Back to the Basics:

Let's talk about Victory Gardens and Seed Balls...



What is a Victory…
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Added by Marianne Smith on December 8, 2013 at 4:38pm — No Comments

Seed Starting Made Simple Workshop Hollywood, FL

Originally posted at Back to the Basics!



 Do you live in South Florida?  We do!  One of the most exciting things about living in…
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Added by Marianne Smith on August 27, 2013 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

It's Going to Be An Active August!

Well, the inspections for the bank and local municipality have been completed, and all of our rehab work has been approved! We're just waiting on the final disbursement check so that we can pay our roofer. It has been quite the ordeal, but well worth it a little headache and a lot of elbow grease in the end!

I had mentioned before that our riding lawnmower had quit... Well, this past weekend, we were given a riding mower, which we desperately needed, as "payment" from a friend of ours…

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Added by Carrie Seal-Stahl on August 6, 2013 at 9:04pm — 2 Comments

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