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Garden Update – Week of 8/28/17

For the first time this season, I am finally writing and podcasting a Garden Update for the Week of 8/28/17.  This is the first garden update from Minneapolis, and it is the first garden update…

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Gardening; Gardening Resources; Raised Beds; Vertical Gardening; Tomatoes; Herbs; Potatoes; Beans; Onions; Peas; Hybrid Rain Gutter Grow System; Rain Gutter Grow Systems; peppers; hydroponics; Larry Hall; Grow Bag Garden System; dill; herbs; jalapenos; wicking beds; Garden Planning

Intro to Rain Gutter Grow Systems

Intro to Rain Gutter Grow Systems What if you could successfully grow vegetables and/or herbs on your driveway and deck?  What if you didn’t have to water that garden every day?  In my experience, I…


Square Foot Gardening; Garden; Minimalism; Moving; Podcast; Weeds

What is Square Foot Gardening? S2E13

What is Square Foot Gardening? S2E13   Do you remember the days of old when your parents or grandparents had a garden in the backyard?  Do you remember how the weeds used to pop up…


Potting Soil Challenge; Seedlings; Seeds; Indoor Garden

2017 Potting Soil Challenge

2017 Potting Soil Challenge The 2017 Garden Season is in full swing at the Small Scale Life Headquarters!  I broke out seed trays and containers, seeds, potting soil and trusty GoPro and got down to…


Garden; Flower Gardens; Landscapes

Fitting Flower Gardens into Landscapes

Fitting Flower Gardens into Landscapes This guest post titled “Fitting Flower Gardens into Landscapes” is from Richard Clayton and his blog Lawmower Tips, which is self-described as “The Best Lawn Care Blog.”  This is the third guest post we…


Bonsai Palm Tree; Sago Palm; Trees; Decorative Trees

How to Grow a Bonsai Palm Tree

How to Grow a Bonsai Palm Tree This post titled How to Grow a Bonsai Palm Tree is from Richard Clayton and his blog Lawmower Tips, which is self-described as “The Best Lawn Care Blog.”  This is the second guest…


Water; Watering; Wicking; Capillary Action; How to Garden Indoors; Gardening; Gardening Resources; Raised Beds; Vertical Gardening; Tomatoes; Herbs; Potatoes; Beans; Onions; Peas; Hybrid Rain Gutter Grow System; peppers; hydroponics; Larry Hall; Grow Bag Garden System; dill; herbs; jalapenos; wicking beds; Garden Planning; Grow What You Eat; 8 Steps to Starting Plants Indoors; Aquarium Lights; Grow Lights

How to Garden Indoors

Surprise!  We got four inches of fresh snow yesterday in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  It was just as a subtle reminder that we are not finished with winter here in the Upper Midwest.  Although we had some really nice weather…


Gardening; Gardening Resources; Raised Beds; Vertical Gardening; Tomatoes; Herbs; Potatoes; Beans; Onions; Peas; Hybrid Rain Gutter Grow System; peppers; hydroponics; Larry Hall; Grow Bag Garden System; dill; herbs; jalapenos; wicking beds; Garden Planning; Grow What You Eat; 8 Steps to Starting Plants Indoors

8 Steps to Starting Plants Indoors

Spring is right around the corner, and it is time to get those seeds growing!  Because I live in Minnesota and am a renter, I do not have a greenhouse yet, and the weather in Minnesota…


Gardening; Gardening Resources; Raised Beds; Vertical Gardening; Tomatoes; Herbs; Potatoes; Beans; Onions; Peas; Hybrid Rain Gutter Grow System; peppers; hydroponics; Larry Hall; Grow Bag Garden System; dill; herbs; jalapenos; wicking beds; Garden Planning; Grow What You Eat

Garden Planning: Grow What You Eat

“I want to start gardening, but I just don’t know what to grow!  Everything looks so awesome, and I just want to grow EVERYTHING in this seed catalog.  How do I start garden planning?” From time…


Gardening; Gardening Resources; Raised Beds; Vertical Gardening; Tomatoes; Herbs; Potatoes; Beans; Onions; Peas; Hybrid Rain Gutter Grow System; peppers; hydroponics; Larry Hall; Grow Bag Garden System; dill; herbs; jalapenos; wicking beds; Garden Planning

Introduction to the Garden Planning Series

Do you remember the very first time you walked into a big box home repair store after you purchased your first house and had a project the needed to be done?  You WANTED something specific…


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