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11 Easy-Care Vegetables Even Beginners Can Enjoy

11 Easy-Care Vegetables Even Beginners Can Enjoy

Have you just taken over a garden, created a new vegetable garden, or would you like to start growing your own vegetables on the balcony?For the first year, I recommend you to start with herbs and some robust beginner vegetables,

How to Grow Portobello Mushrooms

How to Grow Portobello Mushrooms

I'm an avid mushroom fan. Even as a kid, I used to enjoy eating mushrooms, while other kids despised them and threw them away. So, once I was older, I got to thinking, could I grow these babies in my

How To Start Composting – The Definitive Guide

How To Start Composting – The Definitive Guide

Composting is an all-round secret weapon in the garden with which you can improve (almost) anything, regardless of whether you have light sand or heavy clay soil in the garden. If you don't have a compost heap yet, you should

The Difference Between Potting Soil and Potting Mix

The Difference Between Potting Soil and Potting Mix

Life is chock-full mind-bending mysteries. The difference between potting soil and potting mix is not one of those mysteries. All jokes aside, it’s still a very important question for those who are looking to get serious about planting.Defining Potting Soil

How to Make A Raised Bed

How To Make A Raised Bed

I love raised beds for several reasons. First of all, we have very poor sandy soil in one of our allotment gardens, which dries out quickly and in which vegetables really don’t grow very well. Autumn is the ideal season

How to Keep My Garden Hose Kink and Tangle Free

How to Keep My Garden Hose Kink and Tangle Free?

If you’re a gardener (and I don’t see what you’d been doing here if you weren’t), you must wonder how you can keep that wretched hose from constantly tangling and kinking. The most likely reason it’s happening is that you

Is It Safe To Drink From The Water Hose

Is It Safe to Drink From the Water Hose?

When it comes to enjoying your backyard water activities, the garden hose is an indispensable tool. Besides watering your plants, you can also use it to wash your car, your driveway or even fill up the pool for your kids.

How to Store Your Garden Hose

How To Store Your Garden Hose

Every garden needs a hose and every hose needs a home. Leaving the hose just lying there on the ground is both unpractical (you'll trip on it a lot) and can actually damage your hose in the long run. There