Gardening Ideas by DaisyRyder

Overwintered Peppers, Thinking Ahead.Overwintered Peppers, Thinking Ahead.
By DaisyRyder on June 28, 2017

Last year I dug up my pepper plants and overwintered them in a greenhouse. I like being the first among my garden neighbors to have big healthy tomatoes and peppers in the garden AND I can also say I started them from seed. I plan on overwintering these peppers again, but there has to be an easier way -- a way that can keep them happy all spring and summer but doesn't hurt my back in fall. So I had an idea and I'm feeling pretty positive about it.

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Battling Pesky Garden Bugs: My Worst ThreeBattling Pesky Garden Bugs: My Worst Three
By DaisyRyder on June 24, 2017

There are subtle things in nature we overlook when cultivating our own gardens. We know what we want and what we want to grow but a garden based solely on desire will have its flaws. To grow a healthy ecosystem, we have to take a few notes from the wild. Incorporating knowledge in a desire makes dreams a reality.

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Watering Tips and Tricks for Potted Plants, RevisedWatering Tips and Tricks for Potted Plants, Revised
By DaisyRyder on June 21, 2017

Spring is here, which means summer is right around the corner. Last year our region suffered a record breaking drought, and in areas where water is limited, one has to get creative when it comes to keeping potted plants from drying out in the harsh winds and baking temperatures of the season. A little bit of planning ahead can save you time and water in the future.

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Watering Tricks and Tips for Container GardeningWatering Tricks and Tips for Container Gardening
By DaisyRyder on September 8, 2015

Finding something to look forward to when the hot, dry months of summer would roll around was challenging. Combining unique ideas from books, friends and family, along with my own wit and passion for gardening, I began to look forward to the dry months to see how my watering schedules and plans would work.

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