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It’s fun and easy to propagate aloe vera plants, and soon you’ll have tons of new babies to share with friends. In this post, I will talk about the different methods for propagating aloe vera, give you tips for how to encourage aloe pups, and show you exactly how to separate aloe plants step-by-step. Aloe
Lavender is a very popular herb that is well known for the wonderful smelling flowers, and the calming effect the oils. Growing lavender at home is pretty easy, and the plants don’t require much maintenance. This comprehensive lavender plant care guide will show you exactly how to care for lavender plants outdoors and in pots.
Growing grapes on a trellis is fun, looks beautiful, and is a great way to try your hand at vertical gardening. If you want to grow your own grapes, then it’s important to know how to trellis grapes in order to produce a healthy crop. In this post, I will talk about different types of grapevine
Using eggshells as organic pest control is inexpensive, and easy! In this post, not only will I show you how to use eggshells in your garden, I will also show you exactly how to prepare eggshells for garden use – including tips for cleaning and drying eggshells, grinding them into powder, and storing eggshells and powder
Propagating mint is a great way to get free plants that you can use in your garden, as fillers in containers, or to share with friends. In this post, I will show you how to grow mint from cuttings in water or soil, and give you tips for transplanting mint plants after propagation too. How
Pest control is one of the most challenging things about gardening, but chemicals are not the answer. It’s safer, and much easier to work with nature using natural pest control remedies to help you fight the pests in your garden. In this post, I will give you tons of natural garden pest control methods and tips
Having a garden fish pond is awesome, but cleaning pond water can be a huge struggle! Well guess what… maintaining a pond doesn’t have to be difficult. In this post, I will share my detailed fish pond cleaning instructions, and give you tips for keeping your pond clean. When I tell people that I have
Mulching is the best way maintain a healthy, weed free garden – and your vegetable garden is no different! In this post you’ll learn about the benefits of mulching, what kind of mulch is best for a vegetable garden, when to mulch your garden, and get lots of great tips for mulching a vegetable garden.
Growing peas vertically is a great way to save space in the garden, and it’s a fun way to try your hand at vertical vegetable gardening. This DIY pea trellis arch is easy to build, and only requires a few tools. Follow these step-by-step instructions for building a homemade pea trellis in your garden. If
Spider plants are super easy to propagate, and there are a few different methods you can use. In this post, I will talk about the different spider plant propagation methods, and show you exactly how to propagate spider plants step by step. A reader on my Facebook page recently asked me to write a post