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Preparing Your Garden Soil for the Growing Season

As soon as the ground can be worked, I typically do a simple hand test to see if the soil is ready for planting. I take a handful of soil and squeeze it tightly into a ball. If the soil … Continue reading

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Five Most Notable Springtime Flowers and Shrubs

Azalea – Rhododendron Ericaceae (Zones 2-9) A favorite Spring shrub in southern gardens Apply fertilizer and mulch in Spring after blooms fade Dwarf plants can be 3 ft or less…Asian varieties can grow up to 40 ft Hybrids are available … Continue reading

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Spring Garden To Do List

Spring is almost upon us and I am eagerly and impatiently awaiting signs of nature’s bountiful beauty. Currently, I live in USDA Planting Zone 6B, so planting anything at this point would be inadvisable for me. However, I have begun … Continue reading

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Five Notable Organic Gardening Methods

Photo: Via Pinterest Keyhole Gardening was introduced in Africa by the Consortium for Southern Africa Food Security Emergency (C-SAFE) to help ailing and frail Africans grow their own produce with minimum effort by means of a specialized raised bed. The … Continue reading

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Tips for The Beginning Gardener

  Are you new at gardening? Starting a new garden as a beginner can seem intimidating. However, with the right resources and a bit of patience, starting a garden can be quite rewarding. As any established gardener can tell you, … Continue reading

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Garden Variety Wishes You a Happy Father’s Day!

On this day of observance and appreciation, Garden Variety would like to wish a very Happy Father’s Day to the men who represent the best of fatherhood, paternal bonding and positive influences in the lives of others. YOU MIGHT ALSO … Continue reading

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Photo | A Tropical Community Garden and Farm in Hawaii

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE Photo | A Lovely Potting Shed for the Garden Photos | Breathtaking Rocky Mountain Gardens, Patios and Yards Photo | A Lush Mature Garden of Delights  

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