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    5 Eco-Friendly Ideas for the Garden

    Your garden offers a fun pastime, rewarding harvests, and…a way to help the environment? Yes! Using a few eco-friendly products and ideas, you can utilize your garden to help reduce waste, take advantage of natural resources, and more! Try these tips and ideas for a truly “green” backyard. 1. Grow the Right Plants. In order to spend less time and ...
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    The Basics of Cold Frame Gardening

    Interested in utilizing a cold frame garden bed for planting? Find out everything you need to know about cold frame gardening in order to benefit from these backyard structures. What is a cold frame? A cold frame garden bed is an unheated structure used to house, protect, and harden off seedlings and small plants. Whether glass or plastic, these units ...
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    10 Stunning Summer Garden Ideas

    Gardens are spaces that can provide a stunning scenery as well as useful greenery. With plants and flowers in practically every color to utilize, it’s no wonder gardens are a priority for any homeowner wanting to create their own outdoor oasis. From small spaces to lavish landscapes, we’ve rounded up 10 of our favorites that will inspire you to create ...
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    Gardening 101: The Very First Steps when Prepping for Planting

    Here at Sheds.com, our DIY blog offers helpful tips, tools, and creative ideas for both casual gardening hobbyists and plant professionals. But what about first timers? With so many techniques, gardening trends, and plants to choose from, sometimes you just need to bring it back to the basics. How do you actually get started gardening? While it all can seem ...
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    The Best Soil for Planting Fruits

    What is the best soil for planting fruits? The truth is, different fruits may require different types of soil. When growing fresh fruits and veggies in your backyard garden, your planting practices greatly impact the success of your harvest. By supplying seedlings with the right amount of sunlight, clean water, and beneficial soil, you help ensure healthy plants that grow ...
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    How to Grow Plants in Raised Garden Beds

    Raised garden beds are increasingly becoming a must-have item for backyard gardeners.  This gardening solution allows you to plant with ease because of their portability and elevated terrain for strain-free growing. Weeds, frozen ground, and hungry creatures disturbing your garden are a thing of the past. This simple tool makes gardening simple for anyone. Learn the basics for planting in ...
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    How to Install a Rainwater Collection System

    Why Should You Use a Rainwater Collection System? If you live in a region where you’re charged for the water you use, you know how expensive that water bill can get. And if you want to maintain a beautiful garden and backyard, even more so. Did you know that there are methods other than installing elaborate sprinkler systems that keep ...
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    3 Backyard Gardening Essentials (You Didn’t Know You Needed!)

    What’s more rewarding than a flourishing backyard garden full of flowers, fruits, and veggies as a result of your hard work? Gardening is a great pastime for any age, but without the right tools, you could be adding unnecessary stress to your planting efforts. We know the obvious ones: gloves, wheelbarrows, spades, and a few more. But do you have ...
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    5 Winter Garden Tips – What You Should Be Doing

    As the seasons change and the temperatures drop, the livelihood of your garden dwindles and often gets neglected until spring. However, you don’t have to put away the gardening gloves just yet. In fact, by maintaining your garden even through the winter months, you can have an even more successful planting experience next season! While you may have already begun ...
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    6 Gardening Tips Experts Use for Successful Planting

    Backyard gardening is a fun pastime that reaps many benefits. However, many people (even you!) may be missing out on an even better and more fruitful garden. Ready to take your garden to the next level? We’re going to give you 6 best-kept gardening tips from reputable experts for successful and stress-free planting. 6 Must-Know Gardening Tips 1. Extend your ...