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Simple Garden Tool Care and Maintenance Tips

Simple Garden Tool Care and Maintenance Tips

Okay, I know there's something super attractive about all those lovely new gardening tools on display at your local gardening shop. That hand-forged garden fork is stunning, and the gleaming  
The Best Plants for Straw Bale Gardening

The Best Plants for Straw Bale Gardening

To talk about the best plants for straw bale gardening, it's probably important to clarify what straw bale gardening is exactly. The short version is that you can grow vegetables  
Winterizing your Orange Trees

Winterizing your Orange Trees

Many varieties of orange tree are cold-hardy. Even so, they’re not crazy about cold weather. Some varieties are cold-hardy down to 20 degrees F, but even trees planted outdoors deserve  
Nurturing your Gooseberry Bushes

Nurturing your Gooseberry Bushes

Once your gooseberry bushes are settled in—whether it’s in a container, a raised bed, or open ground—consistency is key when it comes to watering. Gooseberries like about an inch of  
Winterizing your Lemon Trees

Winterizing your Lemon Trees

Lemon trees are the cold-hardiest of all the citrus. Even so, they’re not crazy about cold weather. Some varieties are cold-hardy down to 20 degrees F, but even trees planted