The Cost Savings Of Growing Food – 2014 Edition

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The Cost Savings Of Growing Food - 2014 Edition

So, it's that time of year again, time to calculate how much money I saved by growing my own food this year! In case you're not familiar with this tradition of mine... every year, I keep track of all of the food I grow in my gardens, and then I head to the grocery store to calculate the cost savings of growing my own food. It's a fun way to see how much money I save and how much food I grew - and hopefully encourage all of you to track your harvest too. Here is the breakdown for 2014... ..Continue Reading...

Controlling Houseplant Scale

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Controlling Houseplant Scale

Until last winter, I've never had to deal with houseplant scale before. I have no idea where they came from, but one day suddenly I noticed that my ..Continue Reading...

Holiday Gift Ideas For Gardeners

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Holiday Gift Ideas For Gardeners

I went shopping and put together a list of things that I every gardener will love. This is a mix of stuff that every gardener needs, wants - and some ..Continue Reading...

20 Low Light Houseplants

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20 Low Light Houseplants

One of the biggest problems that many houseplant growers face is the lack of light in their indoor gardening space. I mean, wouldn't it be great if ..Continue Reading...

A Giveaway Just in Time for Fall: Troy-Bilt JET Leaf Blower

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Troy-Bilt Jet Leaf Blower

Fall is here and the leaves are dropping like crazy, which adds another task to my fall garden cleanup checklist. But this year, I am one lucky girl! ..Continue Reading...

How To Collect Butterfly Weed Seeds From The Garden

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How To Collect Butterfly Weed Seeds

Butterfly weed is one of my favorite plants that I have growing in my gardens. Not only does it add amazing color to the garden, the butterflies flock ..Continue Reading...