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Wordless Wednesday…Almost

Happy Gardening, Dave and Trish

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Gardening Time Savers

I don’t know about you, but around here, the longer the days, the more things we put on our gardening “to do” list. This is the time of year when those winter ideas become real projects. I enjoy the planning, planting and landscaping. However, I think you would agree that one can overload the brain […]

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Wordless Wednesday……Enjoy!

            Happy Gardening, Dave and Trish

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Sunday Morning Garden Quote: Start Your Day With Excitement

“It is always exciting to open the door and go out into the garden for the first time on any day.” – Marion Cran Any morning that I can stay home usually involves me doing exactly what this quote says. I grab a cup of fresh coffee and immediately step out into our garden. Some […]

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Guidance for gardeners: avoiding injury and discomfort

Sore knees, aching muscles, callused hands, sunburned neck. Sound familiar? As we get older, a fun day of playing in the dirt can lead to pain and discomfort the following day. But when enjoying a day in the yard, we sometimes ignore that little voice in our head that is telling us to take a […]

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Why Wordless Wednesday?

Some time ago, I found myself landing on pages that kept mentioning “Wordless Wednesday”. Why Wordless Wednesday? That got me to thinking about this uniquely blogosphere day in the middle of the week. And though the concept sounded pretty neat, I still wanted to know why such a day exists. Sure, it’s a quick way to […]

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Fail-proof Gardening Tips

It’s one thing to buy a few random plants when shopping for other things at Lowe’s or Home Depot. It’s quite another matter when you are planning to plant a new garden. I found a gardening website that I think will be useful to many of us. BloomIQ.com is the name of the site. They have […]

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Mother’s Day Sunday Garden Quote

“Hundreds of dewdrops to greet the dawn, Hundreds of bees in the purple clover, Hundreds of butterflies on the lawn, But only one mother the wide world over.“ –  George Cooper We would like to wish a “Happy Mother’s Day” to all of our gardening friends who are caretakers of both gardens and children. A […]

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Secrets for a lush, eco-friendly lawn and landscape

In our area, grass is the common answer to landscaping one’s yard. Not many plants can cover large areas of bare ground so quickly, aside from the weeds. For those of you that are looking to keep that green grass growing for summer fun, here is an article that I found which offers some eco-friendly […]

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Don’t Give Up On That Injured Plant

Some of you may remember that last year we experimented with a raised sunflower bed. The results of trying to grow sunflowers in a 6-8 inch deep bed were very successful. We didn’t replant anything  after the sunflowers faded. This spring, thinking of what to plant ,  I discovered two plants that must have reseeded […]

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Garden season preparation: Ready tools for the growing season

One of the purposes of Gardening On A Dime is to give you economical tips and hints to get you started down the gardening path. Tools are bought, plants are planted, and then what?  Care for those tools is often forgotten as they are laid aside until the next time they are needed. Read these tips and take care of those […]

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Veggin out is so in: Tips for starting your own veggie garden

Are those packs of vegetables at the nursery saying to you… “buy me, grow me”?  Is the high price of red peppers at your grocery making you wish you could grow your own peppers? Are you wanting to get your younger kids outdoors to get them more involved with nature? If so, here are some  tips […]