Best Tips for Building a Raised Bed Cover

Congratulations! Your raised beds are finished and now the strawberries on those starts you planted are turning a beautiful, vivid shade of red. 

You’re only days away from enjoying a delicious plate of sweet, mouth-watering strawberry shortcake. Yum!

However, it seems that every time you inspect your beds, you notice berries are missing! No, it’s not the neighbor – or at least we hope it’s not your neighbor – the likely culprits are birds.

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4 Things You Should Know Before Planting Strawberries This Spring

The strawberry plant is a member of the rose family and one of the most popular small fruits in the world. Strawberries can be propagated in raised beds, high tunnels, containers, or hanging baskets, since they are perennial plants.

Strawberry species are divided into two classes, the short-day or June-bearing species and the day-neutral or ever-bearing species.

The June-bearing variety flowers and produces an abundance of fruit in May and June, hence their name.

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4 Compelling Reasons to Start Growing Your Own Garden

4 Compelling Reasons To Start Growing Your Own Garden

Gardening has many benefits and has been part of human culture for as long as history can record.  

Seeing plants grow and produce flowers, fruits or vegetables could be very rewarding and satisfying. Adding these home-grown ingredients to your meals make for a tasty, nutritious meal. People are moving towards a healthier lifestyle by adding fresh and nourishing greens to their meals and snacks. 

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10 Clever Indoor Herb Garden Ideas

10 Clever Indoor Herb Garden Ideas
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Love to cook? Then you already know that fresh herbs can take your cuisine from “good” to “freakin’ amazing”! 

But buying fresh herbs from the market can be expensive. And if you’ve forgotten to purchase that fresh basil for your famous spaghetti sauce you’re out of luck unless you’ve got some growing in your own kitchen.

Fortunately, there are tons of great ideas out there showing just how easy it is to create a bountiful herb garden, no matter the space you have.

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