Archive | May, 2011
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Memorial Day Giveaway!

It has been awhile since we had a giveaway on MasterGardening Blog so when I realized Memorial Day weekend was approaching I got a little excited. I love holidays since they are a great excuse to give some of our great products away! Recently while touring our warehouse I came across a Simple Garden starter [...]

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Gardening for Apartment Dwellers

Gardening for Apartment Dwellers

Special Guest Post by Mike Lieberman A lot of the information out there when it comes to gardening is geared towards homeowners or those that have lots of land. Unfortunately at this time in my life, I am neither of those That doesn’t mean that I can’t garden and grow my own food. It just [...]

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Growing My Way? Digging Time

Our company garden is really taking shape, last week we installed our raised beds and finished installing our 20′ x 30′ deer fence. We used a DeerBusters deer fence and you can find tons of helpful information including installation videos on their site- DeerBusters.com. Once all the beds were prepared it was time to plant [...]

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Birthday Brownies

We are celebrating a coworkers birthday here at MasterGardening headquarters today! In honor of his birthday I whipped up some delicous and decadent brownies. While doing my daily blog reads I stumbled across this recipe for ‘Knock You Naked Brownies” on ThePioneerWomen.com. Ree of The Pioneer Women is an excellent cook and baker and you can always [...]

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Growing My Way? Think Inside the Box

We have been making a lot of progress in the company garden over the past few weeks. One of the biggest improvements is the addition of raised garden beds. Our garden will feature several types of raised beds, containers, and traditional garden beds. Raised beds are a great way to create clean lines in the garden. In [...]

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The Sustainability Tango

A guest post by author Michael Nolan Organic. Free Range. Sustainable.  We hear and read these words every day and probably use them almost as often but what do these buzzwords really mean and most important, what do they mean to us? First off, in the US, the term organic may or may not mean [...]

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Rhubarb Mania: Catch the Fever

Rhubarb Mania: Catch the Fever

I don’t know about you but I have seen a bit of a trend in recent weeks. – Rhubarb! It’s everywhere I look. My rhubarb isn’t ready for picking yet but I like to be prepared so I have been collecting up rhubarb care tips, recipes and more. Rhubarb is a great spring vegetable that [...]

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Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers

Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers

I love canning. The chopping, cooking, jarring, and most of all the eating! I am always happy to take any extra jars of garden goodness off my family and friends hands. It always amazes me how many vegetables and fruits can be canned and in so many ways. Once the harvest starts rolling in canning [...]

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Not Your Grandpa’s Garden: Thinking Outside The Row

Close your eyes and picture a vegetable garden. Chances are you just saw a rectangular bed with neat and tidy rows of green- just like grandpa’s, your mother’s and your neighbor’s gardens. When starting a new garden it is easy to go straight to the old standards and overlook the beauty that can be achieved [...]

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