Posts tagged vegetables
COMPOSTING 101

Composting might seem like magic, but it’s actually one of the building block processes of the natural world that ensures vital nutrients are recycled and used again to keep everything green and thriving. But, for something so essential in keeping the world around us working, there are a lot of myths and misconceptions floating around that we’re ready to solve. Is it difficult? Will it smell bad? Can I do it at home? We’re ready to help set the record straight!

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PROBLEM-SOLVING YOUR HYDRANGEA TROUBLES

Hydrangeas are one of the most popular garden plants for a reason - they’re hardy and easily bounce back every winter, they’re a classic, and they’re simply gorgeous. While getting them to work requires a couple tricks, it’s easy for even the most laid back or novice gardener to handle. Here’s how to get your hydrangea looking great again.

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PATIO GARDENS: HOW TO MAXIMIZE A MINIMAL GARDEN

It might be hard to make something out of nothing, but sometimes it seems a bit of a challenge to make something out of a tiny little space, too! Whether you’re tight on backyard real estate, you’re limited to a small patio in your Indianapolis apartment, you feel like taking on a small project, or you just think a minimal garden is more your style, there are so many ways to create the perfect garden spot right on your patio. Are you dreaming of gorgeous annuals? Or maybe a tasty edible garden? You’ll be surprised what you can make in just a container or two.

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HOW TO KEEP RABBITS OUT OF YOUR GARDEN

Although they’re cute and furry, it’s hard to enjoy the company of rabbits after they’ve taken it upon themselves to snack on your beloved crops. There’s a time and place for them, but that place is definitely not your garden. The good news is there are plenty of safe and humane methods of protecting your garden from hungry rabbits, without compromising the adorability of these little critters.

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YOUR INDIANA SEEDING CALENDAR

The freshest flavors always come from your garden! The summer is the most exciting time for edibles, as delicious foods make their way from plant to plate in record time. Homegrown food is a rising trend and we can definitely see why many people are choosing to grow some of their favorite foods at home. When you’ve gotten to know your plants - from seed, to seedling, to produce - you know you’re eating clean, organic, and local with the best-tasting veggies grown just steps from your kitchen.

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