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Backyard Gardener, Your Gardening Information with Gardening Tips

Backyard Gardener, Your Gardening Information with Gardening Tips

10 Things to Make in a Springform Pan When I asked on Twitter what kitchen tools people needed help with, Hillary spoke up quickly and said her springform pan. To be honest, I had to do some research for this post. I don’t use my springform pan that often. This is the first time I’ve written a post for something that is often stuck in the back of my cupboard, but I have a feeling I’ll be getting it out a little more often from now on. 10 Recipes to Make with a Springform Pan Cheesecake. When you’re about to remove the sides of a pringform pan, you should run a spatula or knife around the pan, between the food and pan edge. What do you use your springform pan for? 8 Tips for Stress-free Living This 7-page guide will help you create the best possible version of your life. Have you seen the rest of the series? © 2010 – 2014, Tara Ziegmont. Did you enjoy this post?

Gardening Guides Your Year Around Gardening Help and Resource Monthly gardening tasks and projects for January What to do in the Garden this Month If there is snow on the ground and you don't have a feeder, a simple piece of plywood, a scrap of carpet or even cardboard will create a very good feeding area. It's easy to clean it off turn it over if it happens to get covered by a fresh snowfall. You don't have to be a bird watcher to enjoy the feeling that you get when you know that you've helped out God's critters. Winter Gardening, Frost, Ice and Snow We had a few warm days recently, and some of my bulbs got the foolish idea that spring was near. In the event of snow, be sure to shake or brush off the white stuff from the branches of your evergreens and shrubs. Dormant spraying of fruit trees, Cotoneaster, Dogwoods, etc. should be done this month. It's a good time to prune most of your deciduous trees and shrubs. Forsythia, Jasmine, Pussy Willow and Quince sprays can be cut and brought into the house now for forcing. Indoor Gardening Don't forget about caring for your house plants! Hmmmmm.....

How to Grow 100 Pounds of Potatoes in 4 Square Feet | Apartment Therapy Re-Nest On many occasions, we've been tempted to grow our own potatoes. They're fairly low maintenance, can be grown in a pot or in the ground, last a fairly long time if stored properly, and can be very nutritious (high in potassium and vitamin C). Here's more incentive: according to this article, you can grow 100 pounds of potatoes in 4 sq. feet. Learn how after the jump... According to this article from the Seattle Times, potatoes planted inside a box with this method can grow up to 100 pounds of potatoes in just 4 square feet. All that is required: Lumber Seed potatoes Soil Careful attention to watering The Times' guide for building a potato growing box yields up to a 100 lbs. of potatoes in a mere 4 square feet is shown below: Plant as early as April or as late as August 1, with an approximated 3 month till harvest turnaround time. Here are some pointers from the article: Cut apart larger seed potatoes, making sure there are at least two eyes in each piece you plant.

Learn2Grow Build easy with Buildeazy - Woodworking projects - Free plans Bold Book Shelving Branches Naturally Along Interior Walls Want to bring a bit of nature inside, but not have to worry about watering the plants or picking up after the leaves? Well, this branched, tree-shaped bookcase might be just the thing. One hung from the wall itself, simple biscuit joints connect ever-smaller branches that spoke out from the primary limb, providing niches for books, odds and ends in the void spaces Olivier Dollé creates along the way. Abstractly, they are simply attractive organic forms, turning a blank wall into something bordering on artistic – practically, they avoid the one-size-fits all mandate of regularly-stacked shelves where each level provides an enclosed box with the same height and width as the one below it.

You Grow Girl | Gardening for the People. Vegetable Garden Plans Plant carrots in January and you’ll never have to eat carrots. – Author Unknown Before you start a garden, you’ve got to figure out where you’re going to put it. Your choice of location can have a big impact on how successful you are at growing vegetables. Here are some suggestions to help you put together the perfect garden plan: Think Small. “Start out small” is good advice for your first garden. On the sunny side of the street. Avoid Weed War Fare. Where there’s water, there’s garden. Draining on Your Brain. Check out the neighbors. Garden Design – Lay of the Land When it comes to garden design, there are a number of ideas to consider when planting vegetables. Row Upon Row. Bedding Down. See Spot Grow. Two Plots Are Better Than One. What Goes Where What you choose to plant is based on the type of soil you have and your local climate. If you’re new to gardening, don’t reinvent the wheel barrow. Avoid planting large quantities of the same crop in the same spot.