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The Ultimate Secret to Growing Chives: The Gardener’s Guide

Chives are amazing plants to grow because growing them isn’t a tedious task; planting them is a great way to make your kids learn the basics of gardening. Not only do they have beautiful blossoms (onion chives have purple flowers while garlic chives have white flowers); they are also wonderful cooking ingredients (and here are recipes to prove it).

Chives are not only for eating but are also for decoration

Chives are not only for eating but are also for decoration

In fact, the whole plant is edible! The leaves are the most versatile, possessing a strong flavor that can be easily incorporated as a garnish to soups and salads among many other dishes; the bulbs of the plant can be used as mild onion and garlic substitutes; and the flowers could be used to add color to your salads or make chive blossom vinegar.

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Top 9 Best Plants To Combine With Tomato Plant

Tomato is a vining plant that is typically known for its edible and succulent fruits. It has several varieties that grow in different colors and sizes across the globe. Tomato is a staple ingredient for different types of dishes and recipes, whether as a garnish or the base of the sauces. It is also added to salads, sandwiches, and even burgers, or it can be eaten and enjoyed as it is.

Ripe tomatoes in the garden with natural light

Ripe tomatoes in the garden with natural light

Mimosa Tree: The Fascinating Shade Provider

Summer is almost here. For us gardeners, this is great news. July is a month during which we can enjoy the multitude of colors, flavors and smells of our gardens. One can enjoy this environment and make it even brighter under a 100% natural parasol thanks to the mimosa tree.

This majestic tree flourishes during summer and offers more volume and lovely fragrance to every backyard. Provided you have enough space, I highly recommend you to go for the “silky tree” (the other name of it) as it can be planted everywhere and only needs minimal care.

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How To Prepare Your Garden For The Summer

Whether you’re a fresh-faced novice or a green-fingered pro, all gardeners will benefit from making a plan for their summer work!

You might have already spent the spring planting, cleaning up and tidying but there are still plenty of little things to be done to ensure that you can make the most of the summer months in the garden.​

Any excuse to get outside, right?​

Read on for our list of the best things to do if you want to prepare your garden for the summer.​

Plan out what, where and when you will plant your veg

Plan out what, where and when you will plant your veg

5 Useful Tips To Grow A Perfect Garden Tent

Together with the advancement of technology, gardening has also exceeded its potential. Today, people have discovered various ways to do gardening indoors and still provide the same environment for the plants outside to those plants confined. There are two mostly used ways in planting indoors, first is the use of a grow box, wherein everything is controlled by technology and is made to be permanent; second is the use of a grow tent, grow tents function similar to a grow box, however, it is made up of fabric, thus, making it easily taken apart.

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How To Grow Rhubarb From Seed In Your Backyard Garden

Gardeners may already have the basic idea on how to grow rhubarb from crowns or divisions. However, if you intend to go for a huge rhubarb patch the soonest possible time without having to spend a lot, growing rhubarb from seed is the way to go. Rhubarb’s stems grown from seed won’t have the usual loud red hue. Some stems would be red, but some will have the shade of green. However, the rhubarb taste will just be the same. Should you prefer the stalks to be all red, grab some divisions from your neighbor or friend, or you can freely buy it from the nearest nursery.

Fresh Rhubarb stalks ready to be sold at the farmer’s market

Fresh Rhubarb stalks ready to be sold at the farmer’s market

How To Kill Chickweed In 2 Most Preventive Ways

How do we kill chickweed? At first thought, you’ll quickly find the answer to the question. You simply pull the whole weed right off from the soil, and you can get rid of it in no time. As simple as that. But here’s a follow-up question. Will that method prevent the chickweed from growing back? Most probably not, right?

Chickweed with its green tiny leaves and white little flowers

Chickweed with its green tiny leaves and white little flowers

4 Methods On How To Get Rid Of Dragonflies Without Using Pesticides

When talking about insects, dragonflies, also known as skimmers or mosquito hawks, belong to the harmless group. Their presence can even be beneficial to your yard or garden. They serve as pest control since they prey on mosquitoes, flies, termites, ants, and other insects. They can attract birds to your property, thus, helping in the pollination process. Besides preying on harmful insects and aiding in pollination, they also decorate your garden with their vibrant colors and swift flight sweeping across the open space.

Dragonflies are a colorful addition to a garden, but overpopulation of this insect is an annoyance

Dragonflies are a colorful addition to a garden, but overpopulation of this insect is an annoyance

Garden Ambition Presents – The 44 Best Gardening Blogs To Follow This 2017

Nowadays, more and more people blog about their gardening techniques and experiences. However, thousands of blog contents from numerous different gardening blogs are often repetitive and seem like spun articles of each other.

The contents of great gardening blogs always introduce fresh ideas, give practical advice and provide gardening inspirations, and continually engage readers with their comprehensive illustrations of the latest gardening trends.​

Gardening blogs should keep readers inspired and should motivate people to consider gardening as a fun and productive hobby. They should provide readers with information about gardening without getting too boringly technical.​

The following is a list of 11 of the best gardening blogs that successfully keep their readers inspired with their highly informative videos, articles, and other contents:​

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