Category: Gardens

How to Keep Bugs Out of a Vegetable Garden

Do you have a vegetable garden? Are you having problems with bugs? Bugs are going to be an issue in any garden. North Texas is generally arid and hot during summer and ranks third among the most bug-friendly states. From less-than-optimal soil conditions to harsh summer sun and long, frosty nights, microclimates challenge gardeners year after year. […]

Vermicomposting for a Healthier Garden

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What to do with the veggies and fruits that have expired in the fridge, and how to save money on plant fertilizer are two questions that many homeowners and gardeners face. Vermicomposting is a green way to naturally solve your food disposal problem, and it provides fertilizer that is healthy and, best of all, free! […]

How to Start a Flower Garden

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Vibrant flowers, lush plants, and exotic trees. Gardens with eye-catching appeal will leave anyone pausing to appreciate its beauty. Plus, gardens are a landscaping project that the whole family can enjoy. Are you interested in starting a garden, but are unsure how to begin? Here are some tips on building and cultivating your own botanical […]

Essential Tools for Taking Care of a Home Garden

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Having the right tools is essential if you want to properly maintain your garden. For those who are just starting out, the sheer amount of gardening tools available may seem overwhelming. For most gardeners, however, there are only five essential tools necessary for taking care of a home garden: 1. Gloves The first thing any […]