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How to Care for Your Kitchen Herb Garden

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A kitchen herb garden is easy to grow and can provide your family with fresh herbs throughout the year. An herb garden can beautify your apartment and help you get rid of some of the waste in your kitchen. An herb garden should be easily accessible, preferably on the kitchen windowsill. This is because most herbs […] read more

3 Placement Tips for Your Indoor Composting Bin

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An indoor composting bin is an excellent way to convert household waste such as food scraps and yard trimmings into compost, which can be used as potting soil for plants. Materials can be composted using a special type of indoor bin if you don’t have space for an outdoor compost pile. Here are three placement […] read more

3 Tips for Preparing Square Foot Gardening Soil

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One big advantage of using square foot gardening soil is that your plants get the nourishment they need, because the ground is fertile. Because the space is not walked on, the soil is never compacted. Square foot gardens are ideal for small spaces because you don’t need to plant in rows, but instead use the […] read more

How to Design a Square Foot Gardening Layout

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A square foot gardening layout is essential to the success of your harvest, because the idea is to grow more plants in less space. Planning and designing a garden requires a lot of time and thought. The layout for a square foot garden should consist of squares that have an area of one square foot. […] read more

4 Vertical Gardening Ideas for Your Apartment

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There are several vertical gardening ideas that can you make use of to grow a large number of plants in a limited space. A vertical garden allows you to work upwards instead of outwards, and this not only helps to increase the yield of your crops but also ensures that all plants get the necessary […] read more

The Apartment Dwellers’ Barbecue Dream

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Officially, by the calendar, spring has sprung! It is time to get out, enjoy the weather and fire up those grills. That is, except for apartment dwellers who don't get to enjoy this luxury because of lack of space on patios and balconies. Right? Not anymore--read on, grill masters! read more

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How to Set Up an Upside Down Patio Garden

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An upside down patio garden can let you grow vegetables such as tomatoes and green peppers in small spaces, so you don’t have to worry if you have no space for a regular garden. Making an Upside Down Patio Garden You can buy containers for an upside down patio garden from the market or you […] read more

How to Build an Indoor Compost Container

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Depending on the space available in your kitchen and your personal needs, you can build an indoor compost container and make use of your organic waste. An indoor composting bin is an ideal way to go green, as the organic waste of your household can be used to produce rich compost that can help provide […] read more

3 Vegetable Gardening Tips for the Urban Green Thumb

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Vegetable gardening tips for an urban garden can help a green thumb’s crops flourish even more. Here are three tips to help maximize the yield in your urban garden space: 1. Use of Computers Computerized systems such as those manufactured by Argus Controls can be used by an experienced urban gardener. These computer systems use […] read more