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Easily Create Your Dream Garden with the New GardenSpace

If you spent your holidays dreaming of a white Christmas immaculately-kept garden, then you’re in luck with GardenSpace! I myself have always imagined owning an impressive display of flowers, foods and herbs, ones which I could easily pluck from my windowsill like a legit Disney princess. Unfortunately, it is not at all as easy as pro gardeners make it look, and it can often take years to maintain a garden

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Fresh is Best: Fruits and Vegetables

There is nothing better than fresh fruits and veggies from your garden. Sadly, I still haven’t mastered the gardening techniques needed here in Phoenix. We are in USDA Zone 9. For those of you who are lucky enough to live in a “normal” zone, zone 9 means desert plants thrive here…you won’t see me growing beautiful tomatoes on my patio. It seems no matter how much I water the plants,

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5 Tech Toys for Every Gardener

  I could claim I’m a savvy gardener and a green thumb enthusiast, but my mom would call me out on that one real quick. And it’s true- anytime I’ve been asked to house sit the owner always comes home to droopy, sad, very-dry plants. I don’t know what it is, but even in weather like this I can’t seem to remember to take care of anyone’s plants- let alone

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Attention Gardeners: Fall is the New Summer!

Nobody likes to be the bearer of bad news, but someone has to prepare you for the inevitable; summer is coming to an end. It’s true; somehow we’ve already made it halfway through August in a flash, and the creep of colder seasons will eventually start to sprout. Speaking of sprouting, the end of summer doesn’t have to be all bad. In fact, there are a lot of delicious things

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Smart Ways to Save Energy and Money

Those sweltering hot summer days are just around the corner for me here in Illinois. I cringe the day I turn that A/C on, hearing it start up. It’s a love hate relationship. I can’t handle being too hot, I literally can’t breathe, and I hate that it uses so much; so much energy and so much money to run. I have been thinking about the various ways I could both reduce my energy consumption and

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