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How to Keep Mosquitoes Away While Gardening

The joys of gardening are ample in the summer: plump tomatoes ripening in the sun, colorful flowers waving in the breeze, butterflies stopping for a sip of nectar. It’s even more fun when you get your children to join you in tending growing things out in the sunshine and fresh air.

 

One aspect of summer gardening that’s not so fun? Bug bites. They’re…

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Added by AliLawrence on July 18, 2016 at 5:10pm — 1 Comment

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 thought there were really only two kinds of gardens: the traditional in ground…

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Added by AliLawrence on April 21, 2016 at 11:10am — 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 aren’t enough to keep your garden pest free, turn to a…

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

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