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Good news and bad news. I had planned to film a short video showing you how to make a pallet garden, but the weather didn’t cooperate. I was stapling the landscape fabric onto the pallet when it started drizzling and got really windy. That’s the bad news.

How to Turn a Pallet into a Garden

How to Turn a Pallet into a Garden
Did y’all know that you can take this and turn it into… This? And that this will eventually produce… Planting A Pineapple

Planting A Pineapple

Photo: shutterstock.com Bringing a plant into your home doesn’t just enhance your décor but it will actually help purify the air in your dwelling. Sure we’ve all had that one bad experience with some plant we picked up from the grocery store that quickly turned into a wilting mess. But don’t be intimidated by past failures, here are five nearly kill-proof house plants with care tips from Dr. Neil Mattson, Assistant Professor of Floriculture Extension in the Department of Horticulture at Cornell University. Keep in mind that according to Dr. Five (Nearly) Kill-Proof House Plants Five (Nearly) Kill-Proof House Plants

Growing Your Own Garlic - Planting Growing Harvesting and Storing Garlic

As far as I'm concerned, garlic gets the blue ribbon for growing your own. It's absurdly easy to plant and care for; it tastes great; it looks beautiful and it takes up so little ground that even those with very small gardens can raise enough to be self-sufficient in garlic for a good part of the year. All you have to do is choose the right varieties; plant at the right time, in the right soil; then harvest when just right and store correctly. 1. Choosing Types of Garlic Growing Your Own Garlic - Planting Growing Harvesting and Storing Garlic

Grow plants from your groceries, like ginger root and pineapple!

Grow your own ginger Ginger is an essential ingredient in Asian cooking. Growing your own is easy and provides an endless supply of ginger for your cooking. You also get an ingredient that is new to most American palates: ginger grass. Grow plants from your groceries, like ginger root and pineapple!
A perfectly ripe, juicy tomato, still warm from the sun. Sweet carrots, pulled from the garden minutes (or even seconds!) before they're eaten. Growing your own vegetables is one of those activities that balances practicality and indulgence.

Top Ten Most Nutritious Vegetables and How to Grow Them in Your Garden

Top Ten Most Nutritious Vegetables and How to Grow Them in Your Garden
Vertical Vegetables
4 Simple Steps to Grow a Hundred Pounds of Potatoes in a Barrel

4 Simple Steps to Grow a Hundred Pounds of Potatoes in a Barrel

Container gardening isn't only for savvy urban gardeners and folks with limited space to grow, it can also be for folks who want to maximize their yields in a controlled environment. Not only does growing potatoes in a barrel reduce the amount of weeding and exposure to pests and fungi, you don't even have to risk shovel-damage to the tender potatoes by digging them out of the ground when they're done, just tip the container over! After extensive research to plan my own potatoes-in-a-barrel, I've boiled all of the recommendations down to 4 simple steps to a winning potato harvest. 1. Select and prepare a container