Archive for December, 2011

Cany anyone tell me how to sharpen my garden tools?

Monday, December 19th, 2011

I am looking for a way to sharpen garden tools (shovel, shears, loppers, lawnmower blade, ect). I have heard this is a good thing to do but am having a hard time finding any good sources of information. Thanks for any tips!

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    Self Watering Tomato Container Gardening in the Las Vegas Desert

    Sunday, December 18th, 2011

    John from www.growingyourgreens.com visits Jason who is growing in self watering containers in the Las Vegas Desert. Watch this video to learn how to make your own self watering containers and learn which variety of tomato grows best in the desert climate. Also learn about reflective mulch aka mylar film.

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      Top 10 Most Popular Urban Organic Gardener Posts of 2011

      Friday, December 16th, 2011

      There were over 150 posts on Urban Organic Gardener in 2011. Do I really have that much to say?! Since it’s December, I’ve decided to share with you the most popular ones for the year based on your votes. You didn’t really vote, but you kinda of did by checking out these articles. This list is compiled strictly from my analytics based on how many times a page was viewed. I won’t get into the speculation and reasons why I think they are so popular. I will let you do that. Here they are… For more information, please visit www.UrbanOrganicGardener.com

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        Planting A “Green” Container Garden – Save Money & Water!

        Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

        Shawna Coronado from the www.gardeningnude.com green lifestyle blog shows you how to plant a green and conservation centered flowerpot. Shawna is a green lifestyle and garden expert and the author of a green living book called “Gardening Nude.” See more of Shawna and her tips at http

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          Do you like gardening? What are your favorite things to plant? What was the first plant you ever grew?

          Sunday, December 11th, 2011

          Planting gives me a warm, fuzzy feeling inside, like I’m helping one of God’s creatures along the path of life. Do you have a green thumb? I love gardening, don’t you? Can you give me some plant tips?
          Oooooh, crocuses are pretty, I like tulips, too! heard they were easy to grow, True?

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            5 Things I Learned About Gardening in 2011

            Sunday, December 11th, 2011

            It’s December that means it’s time to start breaking out the “2011” lists. Here are five things that I learned about gardening in 2011. What did you learn? For more information, please visit www.UrbanOrganicGardener.com.

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              How to plant a container herb garden

              Sunday, December 11th, 2011

              Laura and her mother Joy celebrate Mother’s Day outdoors planting a garden and enjoy some sun tea with fresh mint from the garden.

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                Container Gardens — Herbs

                Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

                Tricia shares tips for planting your very own herb garden in containers. More about herbs at our site groworganic.com and in our blog post about Planting Herbs in Containers & Drip Irrigation for Pots http

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                  Yeti crab gardening bacteria

                  Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

                  www.nature.com The Yeti crab ‘gardens’ bacteria for food by waving its claws, ensuring that fresh supplies of oxygen and sulphide wash over them and helping the bacteria to grow. Read more: www.nature.com

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                    Container Gardening : Container Garden Design

                    Saturday, December 3rd, 2011

                    When designing a container garden, consider the color, texture and form of each plant, combining bold colors with softer textures, pairing upright forms with weeping shapes and a using a variety of heights. Create visual interest in a container garden with helpful advice from a professional horticulturist in this free video on gardening. Expert: Leigh Anne Lomax Bio: Leigh Anne Lomax is currently the botanical garden and horticulture manager for Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art. Filmmaker: Dimitri LaBarge

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