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"A Way To Grow" Video Series #1: "Cocktail Gardening: Grow Mint, Basil and Cilantro!" Video

09-18-2012 03:31 PM by Shirley Bovshow "Eden Maker" | 10 comments »

Enjoy this short and informative video about growing some popular herbs used in cocktails! We call it “Cocktail Gardening: Grow Mint, Basil and Cilantro.” You choose if you want to add alcohol to your favorite drinks, or not! My new video series, “Way to Grow” is an entertaining (I hope!) show where I teach a couple of young women how to garden. We also do some creative design projects including miniature and fairy gardens, terrariums, vertical gardens, garden cr...

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My Organic Garden Oasis #3: Organic Garden Update - March 23, 2012 - Day Nine

05-07-2012 08:48 AM by Retsof | 1 comment »

Here is a short video update nine days after planing my organic container garden. Lots of growth already. Enjoy. http://youtu.be/0FeD7FYiguU Please comment with any advice. I’m new at this, so I’m sure there are things I could improve. My next update will have a couple of my failures. Regards, Jeff

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Gateway: Growing Your Own Food

12-15-2010 05:16 AM by MsDebbieP | 7 comments »

Gateway: links to our projects, blogs, and forum discussions re: growing our own food With the current state of our environment and our society many people are beginning to grow their own food, whether that is on a farm, in a backyard or on a balcony. This shift to “back to the basics” has many gardeners learning about strategies to work with nature to create an abundance of organic goodness. Here, at GardenTenders.com, our members share lots of information and first-hand ex...

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My Containers for 2010 #1: Aug. 16

08-16-2010 06:26 PM by Bon | 7 comments »

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Wine Crate Planters #2: What's in the box?

05-24-2010 10:29 AM by Dom C | 9 comments »

In the previous part, we tackled the preparation of the box. Some great points and ideas came from the community, specifically the type of polyurethane I used. The recommendation of using Marine Varnish for a long lasting seal as opposed to typical polyurethane, which is not very (or at all, in most cases) UV resistant, is one that I want to talk a bit about. First, what exactly is Marine Varnish, and why would it be better? Marine Varnish, also called Spar Varnish, was made to address the...

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Wine Crate Planters #1: Obtaining and Prepping the Box

05-17-2010 10:58 AM by Dom C | 8 comments »

In order to take advantage of all of my growing space, I decided pretty early on that a container garden or three would be how I could expand my garden without more digging than my back can handle right now. Since the point of having a garden in the first place was to reduce costs in food shopping and provide better tasting ingredients for cooking, herbs were always going to be part of the plan. The question was how to make it look attractive on my porch or wherever they ended up. Browsing...

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Container Gardening #1: "Digging" Container Gardening

01-31-2010 04:00 PM by Brad | 15 comments »

Why would I container garden? Good question! Suppose you were in this predicament: You resided in an apartment, or maybe you live in a condo with no yard space? What if you were like so many gardeners who actually have a great garden space, but just need “a little something” on the front porch? A container garden is exactly what you need. Many gardeners will even strategically add containers to their flower garden or amidst their flower beds, just to fill a void that nothing...

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My garden in one room flat #5: My balcony garden photos

05-19-2009 10:18 AM by Anthony | 3 comments »

Hello everyone!I’ve posted a new blog entry about my garden with photos. If you are interested, have a look: My balcony garden photosI am flying to England today for two weeks but I will try to post a new articles during that time. I hope the plain will fly slower than my guardian angel and I will reach that rainy and foggy island by the end of today. See you soon! :D

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My garden in one room flat #4: Wooden container for my cucumbers

05-08-2009 02:38 PM by Anthony | 9 comments »

Uff… Sawing, making video, downloading video on Youtube, adding tags, writing the blog entry, then adding tags again… I think I am getting old… =D Ok, guys, the video is ready, here you go: Making a container for my balcony gardenP.s. the second video is finally made using 7MP camera so the quality is much better :)

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Articles about gardening #1: How to plant wild strawberries

05-04-2009 09:13 AM by Anthony | 15 comments »

Hello everyone!You saw my last video about wild strawberries. Today I wrote a short article with some advices for those who want to plant wild strawberries in their gardens. Also I wrote about its medical properties. If you want to read it just follow the link: How to plant wild strawberries. I hope the weather is nice in your region and you are having fun in your gardens :)

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