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Save money and plastic consumption by repurposing old soda bottles into containers and greenhouses for your seedlings.
Growing a variety of fruit trees doesn’t require a ton of space, and can be accomplished in an average-sized backyard with the right skill set.
While it may be tempting to buy that pretty, already-in-bloom flower from your local greenhouse’s sale, starting plants from seed is a more gratifying and less expensive way to garden.
Enjoy the benefits of gardening with these cheap ideas that will help you save money and produce more of your family’s food.
Add shredded paper to compost, use as mulch or seed-starting pots to add beneficial nutrients to your garden.
Have you ever wondered about the difficulties of starting a compost bin? Check out our recommendations and suggestions for composting as well as its benefits for your garden.
Easily extend your growing season with a cold frame, a simple enclosure with a transparent lid.
One guest blogger recently discovered that you can make homemade terrariums from everyday household items already hanging around the house. Check it out now.
If you're starting seeds indoors, consider making your own biodegradable seed-starting pots out of newspaper, cardboard or eggshells.
Starting an exercise program isn't as tough as you think! Just follow these simple tips to get moving.
Starting seeds indoors is economical, fun, and easy to do for most anyone. Gardening under lights can be as simple or complex, inexpensive or expensive as you desire. Starts can then be planted outdoors in easily accessed containers or raised beds.
Some foods can help you get better sleep. Try these tips to fight insomnia with natural sleep aids.
A recent study tested the effects that tart cherry juice has on fibryomyalgia patients and discovered marginal benefits in patient's muscle strength.
Wake up your tastebuds with this herbal twist on an apple tart.
The spicy flavor of 'Spicy Globe' basil adds a unique taste to many sauces and fresh fruit desserts. Try my delicious 'Spicy Globe' Blackberry Tart.
Try these valuable bug repellent formulas for a weekend in the woods.
That sage (ahem!) advice is from the Wall Street Journal Online, in an article about how small investments in buying seeds can reap large returns in the coming year.

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