Mole-Proof Raised Garden Bed

Mole-Proof Raised Garden Bed

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DIY tutorial for mole proof raised garden beds by TwoPlusCute

How to DIY a mole-proof, raised garden bed, using cedar.

I am a fan of homesteading and since I visited the community gardens where hubby with some friends from work had a plot, I wanted to make a raised bed to garden organically in our yard.

I interneted options and it made the most sense to use cedar lumber for this project and also add some protection to it, as moles really, deeply, love our yard and their tunnels are everywhere.

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Brown Thumb Proof: Care for Iris Plants

Brown Thumb Proof: Care for Iris Plants

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Iris plants brown thumb care, requirements, by TwoPlusCute

It is Memorial day in USA and the one thing I came to relate with that day are our garden Irises. Did you know they always bloom on that day at the latest?

Iris is one of those great plants that you simply can not kill and therefore it is excellent for novice gardeners or ones with little time to tend to a garden.

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Planting an Arborvitae Successfully

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Planting an Arborvitae header, row of privacy hedge trees by TwoPlusCute

Arborvitae (tree of life – such a cool name) are hardy and pretty forgiving trees, making them a friendly choice for novice gardeners like us. To test our hands on, we planted one last Spring and a year later, it is still alive (applause please!) and getting bigger. It is a success!

It was truly easy to plant it once we stopped worrying about perfection and in this post, I will tell you how exactly we went about it and the nasty surprise we came to find while planting our tree.

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