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Bats: Our Nocturnal Garden Helpers

Bats: Our Nocturnal Garden Helpers

When it comes to insects most gardeners can use all the help they can get fending off these unwanted insects. One great garden helper that most never think about is bats! Bats can eat 1000 mosquitoes in 1 hour! That’s great news for any outdoor enthusiast. In addition to mosquitoes a bats diet consists of [...]

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Have No Fear Direct Sowing is Here!

We have talked a lot about seed starting over the last few months. You have seen our seeds sprout, grow into strong little seedlings and make their way to their permanent garden home. Starting seeds indoors give your plants the best chance of a healthy survival. However, there are plenty of plants out there that [...]

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Gardener’s Agenda: February

Feeling the itch to sink your hands in the dirt? Well lucky for you spring is not far off and it’s time to get back in the garden. Here is a helpful list of gardening tasks to do this month. •  Keep bird feeders full until spring. You are their source of food while the ground is [...]

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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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Sprout’s Giveaway: “Healthy Garden Healthy You”

Here at MasterGardening.com we can’t get enough of Dr. Earth’s Organic Fertilizers. They are a fantastic product. Most fertilizers only feed the plants but not the soil the plants are growing in. The founder of Dr. Earth, Milo Shammas says, “The nutrition your fruits and vegetables provide you is only as good as the nutrition [...]

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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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