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Gardening is the practice of growing and cultivating plants, typically in a backyard or other outdoor space. It can involve a wide range of activities, including planting, watering, fertilizing, pruning, and pest control.

Gardening can be done for a variety of reasons, including to produce food, to beautify the landscape, or simply for the enjoyment of tending to plants.

There are many different types of gardens, including vegetable gardens, flower gardens, herb gardens, and fruit gardens. The type of garden that is right for you will depend on your interests and the climate in which you live.

Some common vegetables that are grown in a garden include tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, and lettuce. Flowers that can be grown include roses, daisies, and sunflowers. Herbs that are common in a garden include rosemary, basil, and mint.

Companion Planting Chart for Vegetables – GIY Plants

Companion planting vegetables according to companion planting chart.

Introduction to Companion Planting In our journey as gardeners, we discover various techniques that enhance the growth and health of our gardens. One such technique is companion planting. This age-old method involves strategically placing plants close to each other for mutual benefits, such as pest control, nutrient enhancement, and pollinator attraction. Companion Planting Chart The

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Dallisgrass vs. Crabgrass (Lawn Weeds) – GIY Plants

Keeping a lush, green lawn involves dealing with various weed challenges. Homeowners encounter two of the most troublesome grassy weeds: dallisgrass and crabgrass. Both weeds can disrupt the appearance and health of your lawn, making it vital to understand their differences for effective weed control. Dallisgrass vs. Crabgrass Identification As the first step in weed

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What Animal is Digging Holes in My Yard? (Top 9 Suspects)

Holes from animals digging in the yard.

You’re not alone if you’ve noticed random holes in your yard. Many homeowners face the challenge of identifying which animal is responsible for these unsightly holes. By understanding the signs of various burrowing animals, you can take steps to manage and prevent future infestations. Why do animals dig holes in the lawn? Animals are primarily

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Germinating Seeds in Paper Towels (6 Step Method) – GIY Plants

Dozens of seeds that germinated in a paper towel.

Starting seeds can be a challenging process, especially for new gardeners. But did you know that you can germinate seeds in a paper towel? This simple method, also known as the paper towel germination method, is a highly efficient way to germinate seeds, resulting in a higher germination rate than other methods. Why Germinate Seeds

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