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How to Change Your Soil pH

How to Change Your Soil pH - provide the perfect chemistry for your plants -

Soil pH is an essential factor in a plant's ability to grow. Learn what it means, why it's important, and how to change your soil pH to help plants thrive.

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How to Grow Climbing Roses

How to Grow Climbing Roses - create walls of dramatic blooms with ease -

A climbing rose is an excellent way of adding height and color to a garden, and ideal for covering bare walls or fences. Here's how to grow one successfully.

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How to Test Soil pH

How to Test Soil pH - an easy DIY soil pH test -

Here’s how to do a simple soil pH test from items you probably already have in your kitchen. Once you determine whether your soil is acidic or alkaline, we have recommendations for soil amendments that can bring the soil back into the neutral pH range.

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Seed Exchanges - How to Find or Organize a Seed Swap

Seed Exchanges - How to Find or Organize a Seed Swap - celebrate national seed swap day -

Celebrate National Seed Swap Day at a seed exchange or better yet organize your own seed swap. Discover how to share seeds and dreams of spring!

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Forcing Hyacinth Bulbs to Bloom Indoors

Forcing Hyacinth Bulbs to Bloom Indoors - play a trick on your hyacinths -

Forcing hyacinth bulbs lets you enjoy blooms early in the spring. Bulbs need winter for the plant to grow and flower. Trick your bulbs into thinking it’s winter!

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5 Tips for Taking Winter Garden Photos

5 Tips for Taking Winter Garden Photos - capture the beauty of nature in winter -

Every season in nature offers a different form of beauty, and photography is a fun way to appreciate them all. Our tips for taking photos in winter will help you develop an eye for artistic composition and address practical concerns when using camera equipment in the cold.

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How to Grow an Amaryllis Plant

How to Grow an Amaryllis Plant - a favorite indoor flowering bulb -

Amaryllis have become as popular as poinsettias and Christmas cacti for living holiday decor. They’re fun to watch grow and their spectacular, trumpet-like flowers are a welcome sight during winter. Learn how to care for your amaryllis and encourage it to rebloom next year.

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Make a Fairy House from Natural Materials

Make a Fairy House from Natural Materials - plus a gallery of creative ideas -

Inspiration and ideas to build houses and other accessories for a fairy garden made from natural materials.

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Taking Care of Garden Tools

Taking Care of Garden Tools - maintained tools perform best -

If you’re an active gardener then it’s likely that your garden tools show it. Fortunately, it doesn’t take a lot of time or effort to keep your garden tools in tiptop shape. By managing wear and tear, you can get years of use out of your tools.

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Make Your Own Gift Tags with Dried Flowers

Make Your Own Gift Tags with Dried Flowers - custom tags that say, “you’re special!” -

It’s easy to dry flowers for decorating gift cards. Learn three methods for preserving fresh flowers that can be crafted into artful gift tags that are sure to be appreciated just as much as the gift!

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