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Building Wood Raised Bed Vegetable Gardens
May 29, 2011 – 6:30 am | 21 Comments
Building Wood Raised Bed Vegetable Gardens

Updated Spring 2011: So I’m getting ready to plant our raised bed vegetable gardens again this year. This will be the 3rd season with these and they have been wonderful. If you’re going to build …

How To Edge Flower Gardens
May 2, 2010 – 6:00 am | 2 Comments
How To Edge Flower Gardens

Edging Flower Gardens
Edging flower gardens is an easy DIY project once you understand how to do it properly. Edging is a method of creating a clean line between your lawn and a flower garden or …

10 Tips For Saving Time In The Garden
March 29, 2010 – 6:00 am | 3 Comments
10 Tips For Saving Time In The Garden

Today’s guest post comes from Tee Riddle, Author of Veggie Gardener.
Saving Time In The Garden
Just about every gardener faces a few battles while growing their favorite vegetables or flowers. Two of the most difficult battles …

Our Episode On Ask This Old House
March 2, 2010 – 7:02 pm | One Comment
Our Episode On Ask This Old House

Ask This Old House
Years ago before I left Boston to start my career in construction my wife and I were fortunate enough to be featured on an episode of Ask This Old House. It’s funny …

Raised Bed Tomato Garden
July 30, 2009 – 7:01 pm | 5 Comments
Raised Bed Tomato Garden

Raised Bed Gardens
This spring I built several wooden raised bed vegetable gardens so we could finally start growing some of our own vegetables. Raised bed vegetable gardens offer several benefits including better drainage and better …

Planting Phlox Above Rock Walls
May 26, 2009 – 6:51 pm | No Comment
Planting Phlox Above Rock Walls

Phlox Flowers
Phlox flowers are a great perennial choice in rock gardens and above rock walls. Year after year this low growing perennial comes back larger and larger until it creates a large carpet of flowers. …

Protecting Vegetable Gardens From Frost
May 18, 2009 – 7:04 pm | 3 Comments
Protecting Vegetable Gardens From Frost

Protecting Vegetable Plants From Frost
We just planted our raised bed vegetable gardens last weekend and tonight there is a chance of a serious frost! I should have known better than to plant our garden before …

Planting Raised Bed Vegetable Gardens
May 17, 2009 – 6:45 pm | 2 Comments
Planting Raised Bed Vegetable Gardens

Raised Bed Vegetable Gardens
We finally planted our raised bed vegetable gardens this weekend. I chose raised bed gardens for several reasons with the biggest reason being I wanted to limit how “Big” the gardens would …