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Review: Bird-X Yard Gard – Solar Power To The Rescue

Solar Yard Gard – Bird-X Yard Gard Electronic Animal Repeller/ Is It Worth It? (As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.) Product: Bird-X Yard Gard Electronic Animal Repeller Price: $39.99 Cheapest Place to Buy: Amazon with free shipping (Walmart $36.25 + $5.00 shipping) Size: 6.6 x 3.25 x 5.4inches Guarantee: Customer Service phone […]

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Keeping Critters Out Of A Garden – Darn Varmints!!

Animals are so soft, cuddly, and fun to watch, but when it comes to a garden, no one wants them there. Nothing is more frustrating or aggravating than to see a deer or rabbit munching on your flowers or herbs, especially after you have been caring for them like a new mother or father from […]

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Herb Review/ Gardenuity Herb Collection

Product:  Gardenuity Herb Collection; 6 Fully Potted Plants HerbReview Price: $44.99 Place to Buy: Size of Container: 4″ nursery pots Guarantee: There is no guarantee listed My Rating:  4 out of 5 Herb Review/Gardenuity Herb Collection-6 Fully Rooted Plants (As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.) Following is an herb review focusing on the quality and […]


Planting Herbs in a Garden – Time For Good Eats!

Gardens conjure up images of sunny sunflowers, colorful coneflowers, striking snapdragon, and delightful dahlias. They add visual and textural contrast to our welcoming backyards. You include yet another dimension, called gustation, when planting herbs in a garden. Gustation refers to our taste bud receptors that bind with food molecules and send messages of flavors to […]


Outdoor Container Garden Ideas – Creating a Patio Oasis

  When my husband and I moved to our third house, we acquired one and two third acres of land. It was previously part of a farmer’s field so there were no existing trees, shrubs, or flowers. Everything had to be created. It took us close to 10 years to finally complete the look I […]

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Flower Classifications – Annuals, Perennials, Biennials?

When people think of flower classifications what comes to mind is usually what you were taught in middle-school Biology classes. Things like kingdom, class, order, family, genus, and species will more than likely pop into your brain. Well, I am going to re-route your thought proccesses and have you think of something much more simple. […]

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Best Garden Tools For Beginners – Don’t Break the Bank

When beginning a new hobby or sport, many people purchase everything possible for that particular activity before knowing what they even need. Some insist on looking the part before actually being the part. Gardening is a perfect example. The purpose of this post is to advise you on the best garden tools for beginners without […]

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Preparing Soil For Gardening – All Soil is Not Created Equal

So you have decided to create a garden. Woohoo! I hope you have read my previous blogs because they will help you with the fundamentals of gardening. Todays blog is going to touch upon various kinds of soil and preparing soil for gardening. The soil is “food” for plants and we want to make sure […]

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Starting a Garden for Beginners – It’s Not Difficult

As a beginner gardener you’re probably feeling a little overwhelmed as to where to begin. In my last blog I discussed basic  tips on location, water source, the sun’s movement, and the benefits of starting small. Today I am going to discuss the importance of discovering your planting zone, the importance ofknowing frost dates and […]

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