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PVC Pipe Strawberry TowerPVC Pipe Strawberry Tower
By Englishgardener, September 24, 2016

How to create a tower of fresh strawberries when you have no space.

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Relationship-Building ProjectsRelationship-Building Projects
By Cuzz4short, September 22, 2016

Your significant other isn't really into your gardening or plant culture? Get creative and find ways to involve them. You just might spark their interest..

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Garden Recycling with Plastic Bread TraysGarden Recycling with Plastic Bread Trays
By Kathy547, September 20, 2016

Uses for bread trays in and around the yard and garden.

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The Brown-Thumbed Gardener Strikes Again! My Christmas Amaryllis Project Part 2The Brown-Thumbed Gardener Strikes Again! My Christmas Amaryllis Project Part 2
By PAgirl63, September 18, 2016

On January 24, 2015, I had an article published about growing Amaryllis flowers from bulbs that were encased in wax. I thought you might like to know how things turned out.

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Keeping Track of Your Garden Beds and Plants Using a CameraKeeping Track of Your Garden Beds and Plants Using a Camera
By beckygardener, September 16, 2016

Many gardeners need a way to easily keep track of their garden beds as well as their plants (especially if they are hybridizing). With camera in hand, I came up with two ideas that have worked for me.

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The September 2016 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The September 2016 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave, September 12, 2016

Get out your acorns!!

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Mini Greenhouse from Old Floppy Disk Storage CasesMini Greenhouse from Old Floppy Disk Storage Cases
By herrwood, September 10, 2016

You remember floppy disks (if not, ask your parents). Everyone had them and saved copies of backup disks in these boxes . Well, it's time to give them a new life as mini greenhouses.

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Protecting the Pollen!  (...and the Pods?)Protecting the Pollen! (...and the Pods?)
By Polymerous, September 8, 2016

Every morning during daylily season, it has been a race to get to the daylilies and get their pollen before the marauding carpenter bees swoop in and steal it. Here is how I finally foiled them.

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Simple, Inexpensive Vertical GardeningSimple, Inexpensive Vertical Gardening
By Englishgardener, September 6, 2016

Vertical gardening is the ideal solution wherever space is at a premium. Create a vertical herb garden right outside your kitchen door. Do you live in a condo with a small patio? No problem. Vertical gardening is the Ideal solution.

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Not All Morning Glories Are Thugs; Some Are Very Friendly!Not All Morning Glories Are Thugs; Some Are Very Friendly!
By luvsgrtdanes, September 4, 2016

Many gardeners hate morning glories, thinking they are invasive and can take over the garden, especially purpureas. They can be troublesome if not controlled, but it's easy to keep them from getting out of control.

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Make a Hobbit House -- It's Easy!Make a Hobbit House -- It's Easy!
By nativeplantlover, September 2, 2016

Create a Hobbit house for the kids, or for the big kid in you!

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Bugs and Garden Visitors ..Bugs and Garden Visitors ..
By PeggyC, September 1, 2016

Do you really want bugs/visitors in your garden?

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Gardening GoldGardening Gold
By crawgarden, August 31, 2016

Use corn gluten for pre-emergence control.

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The Winners of the 2016 Caladiums Bulbs Photo Contest!The Winners of the 2016 Caladiums Bulbs Photo Contest!
By dave, August 30, 2016

We reveal the winners! Come take a look.

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DIY Mini Flower Pot TrellisDIY Mini Flower Pot Trellis
By Suga, August 28, 2016

I made these mini trellises out of recycled lamp parts.

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Time to Vote for the Caladiums Bulbs Photo Contest!Time to Vote for the Caladiums Bulbs Photo Contest!
By dave, August 27, 2016

Voting has begun on the 2016 Caladiums 4 Less Photo Contest. There isn't a huge number of photos, but lots of great ones! Come choose your favorites and cast your votes for the ones you think should win.

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Canning TipsCanning Tips
By Mizshelli, August 26, 2016

Want to share your harvest, or just keep those awesome tomatoes longer? Here are some tips from a lifelong food preserver.

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Seed Swaps: A General FAQ for How To Get StartedSeed Swaps: A General FAQ for How To Get Started
By DogsNDaylilies, August 20, 2016

If you love to grow things from seed and you haven't already checked into the seed swaps here on NGA, you're missing out! Seed swapping is a great way to expand your collection of seeds and try new things, whether your interests are wide or focused. There's a little something for everyone and NOW is the time to get started! Grab your seeds and get ready for a little trading--I'll help you learn how!

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The 2016 Caladium Bulbs 4 Less Photo Contest!The 2016 Caladium Bulbs 4 Less Photo Contest!
By dave, August 19, 2016

Our friends at Caladium Bulbs 4 Less are sponsoring a Caladiums Photo Contest at Garden.org, and there are prizes to win! Do you have great photos of caladiums from this year? Then enter them in our contest and win prizes along with the admiration of your peers!

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The August 2016 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The August 2016 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave, August 17, 2016

Here it is! Another raffle with another great lineup of prizes.

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Get Your Backyard Birds To Eat Those Tomato HornwormsGet Your Backyard Birds To Eat Those Tomato Hornworms
By Newyorkrita, August 16, 2016

I hardly ever can spot those nasty tomato hornworms. I let my feathered friends do it for me.

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Strawberry TowerStrawberry Tower
By Englishgardener, August 12, 2016

I had several terra cotta strawberry planters, but the amount of space I could give them was limited, so I came up with a solution.

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Easy Peasy Vegetable GardeningEasy Peasy Vegetable Gardening
By Shy_gardner, August 11, 2016

I only have a small yard. I’m older, and can’t do all that I used to do, but I sure do love homegrown, totally organic vegetables. Thought I’d share this because it works extremely well for me, and so many folks just don’t have time for a garden anymore.

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What To Do with Extra HerbsWhat To Do with Extra Herbs
By Kjnorris918, August 9, 2016

Have extra herbs from the garden you don't know what to do with? Make all-natural homemade cleaners!

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Soda Bottle DIY Irrigation for Roses and Other PlantsSoda Bottle DIY Irrigation for Roses and Other Plants
By cwhitt, August 7, 2016

One of the most effective methods of watering roses is by deep watering. An easy and economical way to do this is by turning a soda bottle into a DIY irrigation drip system.

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