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My Garden Update 3/9/16

Oh I just love it when seeds begin popping up and things begin to flower.  I am very impatient this year with my garden since I am trying some new things.  Here is what’s blooming and growing in my garden … Continue reading

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Sustainable Gardening – What is it?

What is sustainable gardening? This is the dictionary definition of sustainable. Capable of being supported or upheld, as by having its weight borne from below. Pertaining to a system that maintains its own viability by using techniques that allow for continual … Continue reading

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Growing Plants from Store Bought – Ginger and Carrot Seeds

There are many plants you can re-grow from store-bought produce and eventually I want to try them all.   I am already re-growing store-bought celery with great results. One of the weirdest posts I have seen recently was re-growing carrot … Continue reading

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Weed Barrier – Lawn Edging

Weeds, weeds, weeds. I basically have no grass left in my yard, except of course the bermuda grass that has wandered into my whole yard.  Bermuda grass is know as a common grass or weed.  OK I call it a … Continue reading

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A Big Pile of Mulch

Saturday I received a truck load of mulch.  The pile is about 3′ high by 12′ long by about 4′ wide.  This is a very thick mulch and I wasn’t able to use it for gardening so I decided to use … Continue reading

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Cockroaches, Butterflies and Birds – Working in the Garden

This morning I decided to put some serious effort into preparing the yard for my sustainable garden project.  This is going to be a HUGE project.   Most of my back yard is nothing but weeds.  On the “Back to Eden” video … Continue reading

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Sustainable Gardening – Free Newspaper

I am in the process of trying to prepare part of my yard for the type of sustainable gardening I discovered while watching the “Back to Eden” video. On the “Back to Eden” website the steps for preparing your area for … Continue reading

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Mulch/Compost Free

After watching “Back To Eden” I decided I needed to try this way of sustainable gardening.  I looked up where I could get the type of mulch that was used on the video and found that our county (Brevard Co., … Continue reading

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