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Composting The Easy Way!

May 3, 2018 Kendra 11

When it came to achieving “the perfect nitrogen to carbon ratio”, I was totally lost. Did it have to be so complicated? Actually, it doesn’t! Here’s all you need to know to start making your own ‘black gold’ in no time!

Grow Your Own Tea Garden

January 30, 2015 Kendra 9

Here are a few plants I’m growing in our tea garden, to provide us with a variety of herbal teas to enjoy hot or cold.

June 2014: In The Garden

June 8, 2014 Kendra 40

Here’s an update on how my garden is doing so far. I think this has been my best garden year to date! Lots of lessons in what to do and what NOT to do this month.

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What I’ve Learned About Growing Cowpeas

September 18, 2013 Kendra 27

If you’ve never tried growing cowpeas, I’d definitely recommend that you give it a try! Here’s how my first experience growing them went, what I learned along the way, and why I’ve grown to love them in the garden!

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How To Grow Vegetables In Shade

November 15, 2012 Kendra 5

A shady yard or balcony doesn’t mean you can’t have a glorious vegetable garden. Here’s what you need to know about growing vegetables in full to partial shade.

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How To Grow Basil From Cuttings

November 1, 2012 Kendra 10

I love shortcuts. Don’t you? Especially when they pertain to the garden! Who wants to wait over a month for a seedling to finally be big enough to transplant when you can have one in just a couple of weeks?!

Taking cuttings from plants and rooting them is a fantastic way to speed up the process of growing a new plant. Check out this easy way to propagate basil…

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Peppermint In The Garden

October 23, 2012 Kendra 7

Peppermint can be a useful addition to a home garden, but don’t make the same planting mistake I made! Plus, enjoy a walk through my day…