5 Hugelkultur Variations and What You Need to Know

If you search the web for hugelkultur beds, you’ll find lots of different approaches. If you compare two images, they often look so different it’s hard to believe you’re looking at two pictures of the same thing. Everyone seems to have their own way of building hugelkultur beds. But how do you know which hugelkultur […]

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5 Essential Steps to Plan Your New Garden

Whether you’re a longtime gardener looking to establish some new beds, or a new recruit planning your first plot, it can seem pretty daunting to start a garden. What type of garden do you want? Raised beds or rows? Do you use mulch? What about soil amendments? How do you plan your new garden? Continue […]

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3 Things Your Garden Needs to Attract Birds

Birds are an important part of just about any natural ecosystem. They eat bugs, spread seeds, and replenish your soils with fresh nutrients. But let’s be honest, the real reason you want more birds in your garden is because it just makes this life so much more beautiful. Here are 3 features that will attract […]

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11 Perennial Root Vegetables for Your Garden

Can you grow perennial root vegetables? What about harvesting them? Won’t that just kill the plant? It turns out there are a number of root crops that can be grown as perennial vegetables, saving you time and energy. Keep reading to learn about 11 great perennial root vegetables and how to get them in your […]

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Mulch Types – What You Need to Know

Are you ready to mulch your garden, or other plants on your property, but just don’t know which type of mulch to use? It can be overwhelming trying to figure out which one. Do you use wood chips, or straw, or fall leaves, or…? Keep reading to learn about the most common types of mulch […]

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