Extending the Life of Your Summer Garden


Posted by Green Thumb Gardener | Posted in Autumn Garden, Fall Garden, Garden Maintenance, Gardening for Fun, Summer Garden | Posted on 07-08-2010

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We all love our summer gardens. Whether our gardens are meant to produce colorful blooms and fragrant flowers that delight the senses or plenty of vegetables that will keep our families fed throughout the long cold winter months, there is much to be said and enjoyed about keeping a summer garden growing and thriving. In fact, many of us look for ways to prolong the lives of our summer gardens in order to get that little bit of extra life from the flowers, plants, and vegetables that we plant in them. Keep reading to discover a few ways that you can prolong the life of your summer garden for a few more days, weeks, or even perhaps an extra month of color or vegetable production.

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Green Thumb Gardening in a Raised Bed (Is It For You?)


Posted by Green Thumb Gardener | Posted in Garden Conservation, Garden Maintenance, Green Thumb Gardening | Posted on 17-07-2010

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If your current planting goals involve plants that require good water drainage, I am sure you know how frustrating it is to have a yard that just won’t cooperate. Some plants can handle the excess water that comes about from being in an area that Read the rest of this entry »