GARDEN KNOW HOW

10 Tips to Lower Your Garden Maintenance

10 Tips to Lower your garden Maintenance with Sensible Gardening and Living

Know your garden personally. Understand the light properties, soil conditions, temperature and water needs. It helps to make a rough drawing of your garden and study each area throughout the seasons. This knowledge will help you choose successful plantings.   Only grow plants that are suitable to your garden environment. Taking the knowledge you now have of your garden requirements,…

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Organic Garden Mulches

Using Organic Mulches with Sensible Gardening

Fall is a good time of year for mulching your garden beds. The spring seems to be busier for me and putting the garden to bed clean with a fresh dressing of mulch just plain feels good. Be sure to weed the beds thoroughly before laying your mulch and be careful not to smother your plants. The extra protection at…

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Mulching Flower Beds

Mulching Flower Beds and why you should go Organic with Sensible Gardening

Mulch in flower beds is really nothing more than an a covering spread on top of the soil in your flower bed.  This covering can consist of natural organic materials such as wood chips, straw, grass clippings, pine needles or leaves. Then again flower bed mulch can be synthetic such as black plastic, landscape fabrics or any other man made…

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