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Out with the Bolting in with the Seeds

As I mentioned last week we have had some bolting greens in the community garden over the last few weeks due to record heat and no rain. Our collards were the first to go followed shortly after by the spinach. Those spring greens just couldn’t take the heat. Luckily for us temperatures have now settled [...]

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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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Mother’s Day Ideas Straight from the Garden

Mother’s Day is the perfect time to thank all the moms in your life; whether it’s a sister, aunt, grandmother, friend, or actually your mom for all they do throughout the year. If that mom happens to enjoy ‘growing their own’ why not give them a gardening gift to make their garden tasks even more [...]

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Urban Gardening Round-Up

Here at MasterGardening.com we think everyone should be able to reap the benefits of gardening no matter how small their space. That’s why we are now a sponsor for Urban Organic Gardener. Mike at Urban Organic Gardener, dishes up a serving of great urban gardening advice every week through trial and error. We love this [...]

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Plant a Colorful and Enjoyable Cutting Garden

    There is nothing like a house full of fresh flower arrangements to brighten your day. When planning your garden this year consider adding a cutting garden. Flower arrangements can be expensive and uninspiring but with a cutting garden you can keep your house full of fresh flowers throughout the growing season. Cutting gardens [...]

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Gardening Tip: Compost Tea Ice Cubes

Gardening Tip: Compost Tea Ice Cubes

When watering indoor house plants avoid the mess by placing a few ice cubes on the soil. The ice cubes will melt slowly giving your plant time to absorb all the water. Make the ice cubes nutritious for your plants by freezing compost tea in ice cube trays. Water and feed in one simple, mess [...]

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Winter Watch – Prepare Your Garden

by Teresa Odle Winter’s on the way in most parts of the country. As the temperatures dip into the 40s or lower, it’s time to prepare perennials, bring in houseplants and do a little clean-up. There are two main considerations in preparing perennials. One is to help them remain hardy throughout the winter; the other [...]

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Helping the Planet One Square Foot at a Time

By Teresa Odle Earth Day 2010 is right around the corner on April 22; it marks the 40th anniversary of the day that celebrates the birth of the environmental movement. Just like starting a garden, the idea of saving the planet seems overwhelming. But you don’t have to organize an event or change your entire [...]

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