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  • How to Plant Peonies

    Peonies are a gorgeous perennial that come back year after year. You can find flowers that smell like roses, that smell lemony, or that have no smell at all. There are also six different kinds to choose from: single, anemone, semi-double, Japanese, double, and bomb. These delicious flowers are also able to grow from hardiness zone 3 all the way to zone 8. They even love freezing cold winters. Actually, they need them. If this little flower sounds good to you, stay tuned on how to plant peonies near your wooden shed or a log cabin! When to Plant Peonies The best time to plant these lovely large flowers is the fall. In fact, late fall would be best. We recommend September and October for those with 4 seasons. Anyone living in a more southern area should wait a few months later. If you want ... (More)
  • Biodynamic Gardening: What is it?

    If you have never heard of biodynamic gardening, you are not alone! This method of growing plants originated out of France and hasn’t gone back since. In fact, it is also called French Intensive gardening. Around the world today farmers, lay people, and the Earth alike are enjoying the benefits. So, what is this ethical kind of gardening? What do you need to do it? What are the benefits? Is there anything that should hold you back? In this introductory article, we will explore these questions and more. What is it? We already know this type of gardening is holist, ethical, and ecological. But what is it, exactly? Bio gardening is very similar to organic gardening, but it draws on esoteric ideas. Basically, it’s all about getting spiritually involved with the lives of your plants and ev... (More)
  • 5 Indoor Gardening Ideas Anyone Can Use

    Are you looking for some inspiration for your indoor garden? You’ve come to the right place! Today, we are going to give you 5 of our favorite gardening ideas that anyone can use. That’s right, with just a few simple steps you can have a beautiful area you have always dreamt about! Top 5 Indoor Gardening Ideas #1: The Small Spaces Need Mesh If you are like many people, you live in an apartment. That’s great, except there isn’t always a lot of room for indoor gardening. Not to fear! We’ve gathered this idea just for you! Lack of space is no longer an excuse. 1. Decide where to put the steel mesh. Steel mesh is the key to this whole operation. If you can hang things in your home, you can hang this mesh on a wall or multiple walls. If not, you can simply lay it down on a flat surfa... (More)
  • How to Plant Bare Root Trees

    Bare root trees are great for shade, landscaping, and fruit. Although many people believe they are difficult to plant and grow, we don’t think so. Even if you are a beginner, we know you can do it all by yourself! Here is our helpful guide on how to plant bare root trees around your wooden garage. What is a Bare Root Tree? If you are new to the whole concept of how to plant bare root trees, don’t worry! We’re here to clear it up for you. Bare root trees are named after the fact that their roots are completely bare when you receive them. Once the tree loses its leaves (goes dormant), it is plucked from its hole, the soil is removed, and the roots are wrapped in moist sawdust. 9 Easy Steps for Planting Step #1: Unpack the Tree Usually bare root trees come through a mail order. That me... (More)
  • How to Become a Master Gardener

    Has it always been a dream of yours to be considered a master gardener? Are you constantly looking for new ways to improve your landscape? Do you love your outdoor space more than some family members? If any of the above sounds like you, we are here to help! In this article, you will learn some of our top master gardening tips. Not to mention, you get a chance to read about your favorite subject! Stay tuned for our top tips! Tip #1: Remember that Gardening is a Skill This may be the best piece of advice we give you all day. Although the term “green thumb” gets thrown around a lot, the truth is that every master garden has had to put in a lot of time, money, and effort to get to where they are today. Becoming the best at anything takes plenty of patience. Tip #2: You Can’t Control Ev... (More)
  • How to Plant Roses: The Most Important Information

    Welcome to our article on how to plant roses. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or novice gardener, there is always more you can learn about these gorgeous flowers. Most roses are red, some are blue, planting can be confusing, so we’re here to help you! Your Intro to the Wide World of Roses Choose a Place to Plant There are a few important things to take into consideration when deciding on a location around your mobile home to plant your flowers. Here are our top suggestions. Sunlight – Roses need at least 6 hours of sunlight per day. If you live in a climate where harsh sun is an issue, go ahead and plant your flowers in partial shade. However, you still want them to receive the morning sun. Soil – Most roses can do well in almost any kind of soil, but you should still p... (More)
  • How to Start a Vegetable Garden

    The hardest part of any activity is taking the first step. Even if you have always wondered how to start a vegetable garden, it can feel like an uphill battle to start. While it is true there are a lot of things to think about, it doesn’t have to feel like a chore! In this article, we will walk you through how to create your own edible garden right in your own backyard! Stay tuned to find out what you have to look forward to! Veggie Gardening  Pick Your Plot The first and most important thing to do when starting your vegetable garden is picking your plot. There are a few things to consider, including sunlight, soil, zone, and personal preference. When deciding to start growing veggies, these are the 4 things you must reflect on. Sunlight – How much sun do vegetables need? The answer... (More)
  • How to Plant a Garden

    Congratulations on taking the first step to planting your own garden! In this article, we will dive into the most important things to know about how to plant whatever garden your heart desires! You won’t be disappointed if you follow our sage advice on planning, starting, and caring! How to Plant a Garden Near Your Shed Planting a garden near your wooden shed is a great idea for a few reasons. First, you will be close to all of the necessary tools. Second, you will be close to your workshop. Third, it is literally the most convenient place you could ever hope to plant your garden! Tip #1: Decide on a Theme What would you like to plant? Do you want herbs? How about flowers? Maybe vegetables? Would you rather grow annuals or perennials? What kind of herbs will grow in your hardiness zone?... (More)
  • When to Plant a Garden

    When to plant a garden? When is the best time? It is a question that has mystified would-be gardeners throughout the ages. With all of the different advice floating around, it can be difficult to decide. Even when you do, there is usually still some doubt. Especially if your plants fail to grow. In this article, we hope to take away some of the guesswork. When it comes to a timetable and sound advice, we have you covered. However, we have to warn you that there are sometimes unforeseen events that wipe out even the most well-intentioned garden. To minimize these happenings, it is important to pay attention to your garden well after planting it. Cool Spring Plants By cool, we don’t mean awesome. Although it is true the following plants taste awesome, they also can tolerate colder spring... (More)
  • How to Start a Vegetable Garden: A Beginner’s Guide

    Have you always dreamed of canning your own homegrown veggies? Does the sight of your neighbor’s backyard garden make you green with envy? Are you dying to get outside in the dirt, but don’t know where to start? You’re in luck! We’ve put together some of the hottest tips and tricks for how to begin a vegetable garden. Vegetable Gardens for Beginners You, like many others are about to get into the awesome world of vegetable gardening. Before we begin, just know this activity is highly rewarding and highly addicting! Once you start, you don’t want to stop! The following are the best ways a beginner can set up their own vegetable garden near their log cabin. Pick the Perfect Location There are many factors that go into picking the perfect location for your new edible garden. Howeve... (More)

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