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Mason Jar Soil Test | Determining what type of soil you have in your garden can be done with a glass jar with a lid, some water, and a sample of your soil. When soil particles separate you can see a mixture of the main soil types: sand, silt and clay. A well balanced soil (also called Loam) will have an almost even balance between the three particles. If your soil has more clay or more sand you can help your plants by learning the best watering and treatment methods for your particular…

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The Benefits of Gardening with Mulch

Mulching keeps your soil cool and moist, and can have a direct influence on yield. Have you paid attention to your mulching decisions? #gardenchat #gardentrends #ediblegarden

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from How To Garden It

How to Grow Lavender and Propagate it

How to Grow Lavender and Propagate it! Lavender is really easy to grow when you follow these tips!

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Which is your favorite chicken? Best Chicken Breeds: 12 Types of Hens that Lay Lots of Eggs, Make Good Pets, and Fit in Small Yards ► http://amzn.to/15Wdv9F (Great book!)

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from Weed 'em & Reap

How to get Superpowered Garden Soil

Ya’ know what makes me happy?   Dirt. I’m not talkin’ about crappy dirt on the side of the road, I’m talkin’ about real, dark, rich & moist dirt. The...

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Types of Fragrant Climbing Plants

Flowering Jasmine. Good for covering fences, walls etc. the golden one is lovely and not as vigorous.

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