Gardening Tips and Projects

A huge collection of survival gardening tips for beginners and pros alike, along with DIY projects and ideas for prepper gardeners.
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13 Fruit Trees You Can Grow in Five-Gallon Buckets
Did you know there are fruit trees that can grow in five-gallon buckets? Unfortunately, fruit trees can be a bit complicated to grow because of their need for space, sunshine, pollination, and water. As a result, some people are hesitant to even try to grow fruit trees because they can also be an expensive investment. However, if you have some five-gallon buckets, you can grow some pretty amazing fruit trees! In this article, we’ll take a look at 13 fruit trees to grow in five-gallon buckets.
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15 High-Calorie Crops You Can Grow in Containers
Container gardening may not seem like the ultimate in survival gardening; but for some preppers, it’s the only way to go. If you don't have much space, then you want to grow as many calories in a small area as possible. To do that, you should focus on these high-calorie crops for your container garden.
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25 Bucket Gardening Mistakes To Avoid
Bucket gardening is a fantastic way to grow food, especially for beginners. It allows you to grow a variety of plants in small spaces. Plus, it provides the benefits of easy accessibility, control over soil quality, and a lower chance of diseases. But bucket gardening also comes with a unique set of challenges. Even the most enthusiastic gardeners can encounter pitfalls that hinder their plants' growth and health. In this article, we'll go over some common bucket gardening mistakes.
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Container Gardening 101: Everything You Need to Get Started
Container gardening is a great way to bring a bit of nature into your home. Whether you have an apartment balcony or a small backyard, container gardens are easy to set up and maintain. Plus, having your own homegrown fruits, vegetables, and herbs can save you money and help you be more prepared and self-sufficient in the long run. But before you start planting your first garden, it’s important to learn the basics. Read on for our beginner’s guide to container gardening.
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25+ Container Gardening Mistakes That Will Kill Your Plants
Container gardening is a fantastic way to grow food, especially for beginners. It allows you to grow a variety of plants in small spaces. Plus, it provides the benefits of easy accessibility, control over soil quality, and a lower chance of diseases. But container gardening also comes with a unique set of challenges. Even the most enthusiastic gardeners can encounter pitfalls that hinder their plants' growth and health. In this article, we'll go over some common container gardening mistakes.
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23 Container Gardening Herbs and Veggies for Your Porch
Container gardening is all about making the most out of the space you’ve got. All it takes to turn your outdoor balcony or porch into a container garden is a pinch of creativity and a dash of strategy. Rather than planting one crop in one small pot, we are going to focus on planting multiple crops in one sizeable pot. This method makes the most of your space and gives you the most variety of veggies and herbs possible.
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19 Weird Gardening Ideas You Should Try
When it comes to gardening, no matter where you live, many of us will take any of the tips and tricks we can get. From old wives tales to science-backed evidence, we will try anything once to see how it works. Sometimes we can’t even explain why these gardening tips work, but no use in worrying about that when it comes to growing food for your family. Check out these weird gardening tips that you should know for this upcoming growing season.
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Fast-Growing Vegetables for Beginners
If you're a beginner at gardening, it's best to start off with some fast-growing vegetables that you can harvest in a month or two. This will help you learn the basics and boost your confidence before you move on the more difficult vegetables. These fast-growing veggies are my personal favorites as they can be harvested in as little as one month!
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7 Veggies That Are Easy To Grow In Buckets
Do you live in an apartment or a house with a small backyard? Have you always wanted a garden but don't have enough space? There's a solution: Bucket gardening! All you need are some 5-gallon buckets, rocks, peat moss, planting soil, and compost. That might sound like a lot, but it's actually very simple. If you decide to give it a try, you should start with vegetables that are easy to grow in buckets. It will boost your confidence before moving on to more difficult plants.
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9 Fruits and Vegetables That Are Hard To Grow In Buckets
Growing fruits and vegetables in buckets is a great option for people who have small backyards or live in apartments. It's best to start out with plants that are easy to grow. Once you master those, you can move on to these fruits and veggies that are hard to grow in buckets. Hard, but not impossible. Here's how to do it.
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Highest Calorie Crops For Survival Gardening
Looking for the best crops to grow in your survival garden? :thinking: Check out our list of highest calorie crops that'll keep you energized and ready for any situation! :muscle::herb:
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25+ Container Gardening Mistakes That Will Kill Your Plants
Container gardening is a fantastic way to grow food, especially for beginners. It allows you to grow a variety of plants in small spaces. Plus, it provides the benefits of easy accessibility, control over soil quality, and a lower chance of diseases. But container gardening also comes with a unique set of challenges. Even the most enthusiastic gardeners can encounter pitfalls that hinder their plants' growth and health. In this article, we'll go over some common container gardening mistakes.
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13 Gardening Hacks for New Gardeners
If you’re new to gardening, you’ll be glad to hear that there are many tips that can help make the process cheaper, easier, and more efficient. The great thing about the gardening hacks in this article is that they involve items that you probably already have in your house. In other words, you won’t need to buy as many extra gardening supplies, allowing you to save some money. Plus, it’s always great to learn how to repurpose ordinary items anyway. Now on to the list.
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13 Gardening Hacks for New Gardeners
If you’re new to gardening, you’ll be glad to hear that there are many tips that can help make the process cheaper, easier, and more efficient. The great thing about the gardening hacks in this article is that they involve items that you probably already have in your house. In other words, you won’t need to buy as many extra gardening supplies, allowing you to save some money. Plus, it’s always great to learn how to repurpose ordinary items anyway. Now on to the list.