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  • A vegetarian meal from the garden. Why we grow vegetables.

    ...y I prepared a vegetarian meal from produce in my garden. The vegetables were picked and pulled, cooked and served. The pictures are annotated in the bottom left of the enlarged photograph. The drink was made by beating watermellon and frozen cranberies in the blender. The… More

  • Easy Garden Paella

    ...p diced tomatoes 1 zucchini, sliced and quartered Prepare rice as directed using vegetable stock instead of water (I use Imagine… More

  • Help clearing grass from garden!

    ... summer (and being lazy when I wasn't) so my side garden got overrun with grass. I've tried digging some up with a garden rake, and it's tough going and I know I'm not getting all the roots. I think it may be… More

  • Ashes into Garden?

    Just starting my new veggie garden and preparing the dirt (yup it's got coffee grounds in it lol). My question is, all the ashes from our bonfires in the firepit from burning the tree branches (many enjoyable nights thanks to a few good storms!), would they make a good mix… More

  • DIY..Garden Tripod?

    ...garden tripods and have searched the internet for basic plans, but couldn't find any. I am wondering if I should use three or four poles? I want to use them for peas and or pole beans. Have any of you made your own… More

  • ...from my Kentucky garden

    Photos from the garden...I love spring!!! More

  • Preparing the Periennial Garden bed after winter

    ...ur periennials will be coming up soon. How do you prepare your beds for Spring? Thanks a bunch! Blessings, Lily More

  • Can I use former dog run for planting vegetable garden

    ...t safe to use due to dog poo and urine. How can I prepare or clean the area to make it safe for planting vegetables. I… More

  • Thistle in the veggie garden!

    ...dn't prepare properly last fall when I cleared my garden area. There was a lot of thistle in that space and I had hoped that with a lot of weeding, etc. that I could stay on top of it in my veggie… More

  • Starting a garden next year

    ...aybe I didn't look good enough. I want to start a garden next year, for fruit and vegetables. I'm thinking Tomatoes, potatoes, onions, rhubarb, etc. (I also want to grow chives, mint, strawberries, raspberries an blueberries,… More

  • how to plant a garden

    How To Plant Your GARDEN First, you Come to the GARDEN alone, while the dew is still on the roses.... FOR THE GARDEN OF YOUR DAILY LIVING, PLANT THREE ROWS OF PEAS: 1. Peace of mind 2. Peace of heart 3. Peace of soul PLANT FOUR ROWS OF SQUASH: 1.… More

  • Dangers of Lime in Garden

    I heard that you should put lime in your garden in the fall, has anyone ever put lime in their garden in the spring? Also, what are the negative effects of lime in your garden? I want to lower the ph in my garden and I dont know what other… More

  • Chris's garden

    Hi, I just joined the Garden guides thanks to my good Garden friend Andrea. I just got a 6 X 8ft greenhouse and am ready to start seeds. Any advice please let me know. Going to the PNW Garden Show in February can't wait. I live in Corvallis Or the… More

  • Garden Tools and Equipment in Garden Design Forum

    I cleaned it out. There were about 15 threads in there, many by Durgan telling about a new wonder tool he discovered. They've been moved to Hand Tools, a few to Power Tools. So that forum can now be deleted. More

  • The Garden claw & garden knife

    Does anyone have the garden claw ?? How do U like it ? Agway has it for $40.. Is that a good price or can they be had for less ? I have wanted one, but haven't bought it yet . Didn't put it on the wish list for DH… More

  • Kathy's Southern Ohio Garden

    I moved into my first house six years ago and was so excited to finally have a lot of space to plant. Before that I was limited to containers and shade only plants. One of my goals is to have something blooming from April through October. Here are my areas:… More

  • Garden Stepping Stones

    I've been thinking about garden accessories... I found some reasonably priced molds for stepping stones, planters and edging. The site is called History Stones You can make a lot and brighten up your garden for next to nothing, compared to how much they charge for stepping stones in the stores.… More

  • Garden kitty

    Darn Cat! I should be the one relaxing in the garden! More

  • Garden Spider

    A garden spider and her dinner...I like the shadow of the spider. More

  • This is what my garden looks like....

    :( My little garden. I am way behind this year. But I have been fixing flower beds , replacing mulch, transplanting trees. You name it, it seems. And now it is suppose to rain tomorrow evening and all week-end. Then they said rain next week also. My garden will just… More

  • My garden...

    Well, I figured I'd show you all what my garden looks like. It's my haven! I also like to add a little whimsy to it whenever possible. We have a small hosta garden in the corner with lots to look at. The little fairy sits on a stump with creeping… More

  • My Garden

    Hi All, check out my garden in my profile photos. I know it is not much to look at :0 and everything is in containers :0 but I am in the city and this is my very own person (everyday stresses of life) escape!! I call this my little back… More

  • First Garden

    I recently got a plot in a community garden and I haven't done much gardening in the past. I want to mainly have a vegetable garden, so I am wondering what the best veggies are to start with? And the best veggies for this time of year? More

  • My Garden

    This is for a request I had to see pics of my garden. These are what I could find right away... More

  • Garden Furniture I make

    Howdy Folks. I have been making wooden garden furniture for a long time now. The catch is I don't really make it out of wood. They are all sculpted concrete & cement. It is an old and almost lost art form called "Faux Bois" (French for "False Wood"). It is… More

  • garden

    never know what can be planted in your garden!!! More

  • my garden so far

    Here is some of my garden so far. I check it everyday to see what else is blooming! More

  • New garden

    Hi I want to do LOW maintenance gardening. If I want to create a new raised bed vegetable garden, could I put down layers of newspaper over the grass and add 6 to 8 inches of soil on top of that and plant this year using plants from a greenhouse? More

  • My Garden

    ...me photos today, thought you might like to see my garden. The first one should be the Early Girl Tomatos, in bloom and with little ones showing up. :D Second is one row of beds, Onions, Tomatoes and then Green Peppers and in the pot at the end,… More

  • garden forum

    Is this the new garden forum More

  • kitty in the garden

    Isn't this sweet? My little kitten in the garden. More

  • Garden Spot?

    I keep seeing people talk about the garden spot. How do you get to the garden spot? More

  • New to the Garden

    Hello, My name is Pam a newbie here. I live in Washignton state close to Lake Chelan. We bought a house a few months ago which has been fun. However there was no back yard and few flowers. I bought three truck load of plants with me from the old… More

  • my garden

    ...ates. Some of the beds still have the square foot gardening grid on them. Im still deciding if I like… More

  • new garden...

    So far below is as far as I have gotten on my garden (pulled a muscle in my leg trying to dig it up last weekend, will finish this weekend) anywho... I was wanting to grow some veggies, but have no clue where to start as the only thing I… More

  • New garden!

    Hello from Alabama! I'm starting a new veggie garden and would love some advice. I have a great site...full sun from the east. Trying to decide what to plant & where. I've gardened before....helped with one last year but didn't have any input in placement. We had such a bad… More

  • Soil Preparation

    ...eighbours tried to help him, however the lawn and garden were pretty much left to decline for 19 years. I worked up the front garden which had become very compacted. My… More

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