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My philosophy for an abundant healthy garden is to work WITH nature, use organic gardening practices, make my own garden supplies & reuse everyday resources to save money & grow wisely. Pick up & share some helpful tips & tutorials on how to grow, DIY projects, videos & more ... 'dig' in! Visit my blog @ themicrogardener.com + get your FREE copy of my eBOOK; join a community of creative urban gardeners @ www.facebook.com/TheMicroGardener & twitter.com/Micro_Gardener.

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Need some help raising healthy microgreens? Learn how to avoid mould; get your timing right; feed, store reuse seed raising mix & more. Dig into these tips! via The Micro Gardener/ Growing Sprouts, Growing Microgreens, Growing Herbs, Planting Vegetables, Growing Vegetables, Vegetable Gardening, Veggies, Indoor Garden, Garden Plants

12 Valuable Tips on How to Grow Healthy Microgreens

Need some help raising healthy microgreens? Want to avoid common problems? Learn how to avoid mould; get your timing right; feed, store + reuse seed raising mix & more. Dig into these tips! | The Micro Gardener

Gardening tips for the whole family. Organic gardening tips and flower garden Garden Types, Outdoor Projects, Garden Projects, Craft Projects, Organic Gardening, Gardening Tips, Vegetable Gardening, Flower Gardening, Container Gardening

Very smart! Rinse veggies right in the garden and then re-use the water on the plants. Plastic bucket and small laundry basket/colander from Dollar Tree would do nicely.

Very smart! Rinse veggies right in the garden and then re-use the water on the plants. Plastic bucket and small laundry basket/colander from Dollar Tree would do nicely. by natalie.natty.noyes on Indulgy.com

Got 'leggy' straggly seedlings? Wondering what's causing this problem and how to fix it? Discover the 3 most common causes How to prevent and avoid weak straggly seedlings. Learn 5 quick easy solutions to fix leggy seedlings. Growing Seedlings, Tomato Seedlings, Growing Seeds, Growing Plants, When To Transplant Seedlings, Growing Microgreens, Garden Seeds, Garden Plants, Fence Garden

How to Prevent + Fix Leggy Seedlings: All you need to know!

Got 'leggy' straggly seedlings? Wondering what's causing this problem and how to fix it? Discover the 3 most common causes + How to prevent and avoid weak, long and thin seedlings and microgreens. Learn 5 easy quick solutions to fix leggy seedlings and how to grow strong healthy plants instead. | The Micro Gardener

What ants are doing? How do you get rid of them? Ants may be a clue to other problems like pest insects, dry soil & watering issues. Ants In Garden, Garden Insects, Garden Pests, Organic Plants, Organic Gardening, Gardening Tips, Sustainable Gardening, Urban Gardening, Soil Improvement

Why are Ants in my Plants, Pots & Soil?

Ever wondered WHAT ants are doing, WHY they are there and HOW to get rid of them? They may simply be a clue to other problems in your garden like pest insects, hydrophobic soil and watering issues! Learn how they can help you diagnose these issues and what to do about them naturally. You may be surprised what you discover about your garden and actually be grateful for ants! Dig in. | The Micro Gardener

What ants are doing? How do you get rid of them? Ants may be a clue to other problems like pest insects, dry soil & watering issues. Ants In Garden, Garden Insects, Garden Pests, Organic Plants, Organic Gardening, Gardening Tips, Sustainable Gardening, Urban Gardening, Soil Improvement

Why are Ants in my Plants, Pots & Soil?

Ever wondered WHAT ants are doing, WHY they are there and HOW to get rid of them? They may simply be a clue to other problems in your garden like pest insects, hydrophobic soil and watering issues! Learn how they can help you diagnose these issues and what to do about them naturally. You may be surprised what you discover about your garden and actually be grateful for ants! Dig in. | The Micro Gardener

Bean or Flower Support Teepee! Made out of bamboo sticks and twine! I pushed them in ground about 5 inches, it was indestructible ! High winds, storms, etc. They hold as many delicious beans as u care to plant. I put 4 around each pole stick! Allotment Gardening, Potager Garden, Veg Garden, Vegetable Garden Design, Garden Trellis, Edible Garden, Garden Beds, Garden Landscaping, Bean Trellis

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DIYNetwork.com gardening experts give step-by-step instructions on how to grow runner beans.

Lemons not ripening? Staying green too long? Not sure when to pick them? Discover 5 reasons why your lemons may be slow developing + easy ways to tell when they are ripe and ready to harvest. Home Vegetable Garden, Fruit Garden, Edible Garden, Growing Lemon Trees, Growing Tree, Citrus Trees, Fruit Trees, Organic Gardening, Gardening Tips

Why Lemons are Green not Yellow

Lemons not ripening? Staying green too long? Not sure when to pick them? Discover 5 reasons why your lemons may be slow developing + easy ways to tell when they are ripe and ready to harvest. | The Micro Gardener

Discover how chemicals, digging & compaction, organic matter, ground covers + moisture affect soil health. Dig into easy practical tips to create healthy soil and plants. Organic Soil, Organic Gardening Tips, Organic Farming, Sustainable Gardening, Organic Plants, Veg Garden, Garden Soil, Garden Tips, Garden Ideas

5 Simple Secrets to Building Healthy Soil

Discover how chemicals, digging and compaction, organic matter, ground covers and moisture affect soil health. Easy practical tips to create healthy soil and plants. | The Micro Gardener

Discover the best shade tolerant vegetables to grow in limited sunlight; pros and cons of a shady garden; how many hours of sun you need + 8 tips for growing vegetables in the shade. Organic Gardening, Gardening Tips, Flower Gardening, Vegetable Garden Design, Vegetable Gardening, Garden Signs, Large Plants, Growing Vegetables, Growing Tomatoes

40+ Best Shade Tolerant Vegetables

Discover the best shade tolerant vegetables to grow in limited sunlight; pros and cons of a shady garden; how many hours of sun you need + 8 tips for growing vegetables in the shade. | The Micro Gardener

Discover easy ways to design a bee friendly garden. Helpful tips on how to attract and feed bees, increase pollination and your harvests, best flowers to grow and create safe habitat. Bee Supplies, Garden Supplies, Organic Gardening, Gardening Tips, Sustainable Gardening, Bee Friendly Flowers, Feeding Bees, Natural Ecosystem, Butterfly Flowers

10 Tips to Design a Bee Friendly Garden

Discover easy ways to design a bee friendly garden. Helpful tips on how to attract and feed bees, increase pollination and your harvests, best flowers to grow and create safe habitat. | The Micro Gardener

These practical tips will help you avoid common problems like dead plants from dry or waterlogged soil and broken pots or damaged plants by choosing the wrong pot for your situation. Simple but valuable advice! Healthy Vegetables, Healthy Fruits, Garden Tips, Garden Ideas, Jungle Vibes, Grow Together, Container Flowers, Urban Farming, Houseplant

3 Tips to Help Choose Plant Pots

These practical tips will help you avoid common problems like dead plants from dry or waterlogged soil and broken pots or damaged plants by choosing the wrong pot for your situation. Simple but valuable advice! | The Micro Gardener

Find out if your seeds are still alive; the best time to sow seeds to check germination rates; an easy 3 Step Test to calculate seed viability and how to store seeds to maximise life. How To Store Seeds, Buy Seeds, Organic Gardening, Gardening Tips, Sustainable Gardening, Urban Gardening, Seed Raising, Seed Storage, Seed Germination

Are Old Seeds Worth Sowing? Find out!

Find out if your seeds are still alive; the best time to sow seeds to check germination rates; an easy 3 Step Test to calculate seed viability and how to store seeds to maximise life. | The Micro Gardener

Learn how to start, plan and choose the best survival food & medicinal garden plants. Get a handy list of best edibles & plants to grow + 5 planning tips. Best Survival Food, Survival Prepping, Survival Gear, Fast Growing Vegetables, Best Edibles, Growing Microgreens, Edible Plants, Edible Garden, Healing Herbs

Survival Food Garden How to Grow

Learn how to start, plan and choose the best survival food and medicinal garden plants. A list of best edibles and plants to grow. If you are concerned about food security, there's never been a better time to start. Discover how plant defences can help human health too. Helpful resources for beginner gardeners and anyone wanting to grow a kitchen garden for food security and health. | The Micro Gardener

Find out how to get rid of fruit flies in your garbage disposal. Learn why cleaning the garbage disposal with baking soda and white vinegar will remove the yeast growth that attracts the flies. Also get tips on making a fruit fly trap. Fly Control, Pest Control, Fruit Fly Larvae, Fly Remedies, Edible Insects, Protein Fruit, Bees And Wasps, Fruit Flies, Fly Traps

Organic Fruit Fly Control Strategies - Pest Management

FRUIT FLIES: These are one of the most destructive pest insects in home gardens and attack a wide range of fruit trees and fruiting crops like tomatoes, capsicum and eggplant. Discover 11 organic strategies to prevent and manage fruit flies without resorting to chemicals. Perfect for food gardeners. | The Micro Gardener

A list of 17 fast growing vegetables for quick picks in 60 days or less. Includes leafy greens, legumes, root vegetables more for healthy 'fast' food! Plus 5 tips to help speed up your harvests. Fast Growing Vegetables, Root Vegetables, Starting A Vegetable Garden, Home Vegetable Garden, Organic Gardening, Gardening Tips, Urban Gardening, Seed Raising, Natural Insecticide

17 Fast Growing Vegetables for Impatient Gardeners

A list of 17+ fast growing vegetables for quick picks in 60 days or less. Includes leafy greens, legumes, root vegetables + more for healthy 'fast' food! Plus 5 tips to help speed up your harvests. Dig in. | The Micro Gardener

18 sustainable, practical strategies for growing food and gardening in dry climate conditions. These ideas are easy to apply and can help your plants thrive with simple tips & good design. Sustainable Gardening, Organic Gardening, Self Watering, Plant Needs, Edible Garden, Garden Supplies, Garden Tips, Compost, Container Gardening

Dry Climate Gardening Tips

18 sustainable, practical strategies for growing food and gardening in dry climate conditions. These ideas are easy to apply and can help your plants thrive with simple tips & good design. | The Micro Gardener