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The beginnings of a food forest

Urban Food Forest | Building A Productive No-Maintenence Food Forest

An Urban Food Forest is self-sustaining and mimics what nature does naturally. For instance, the plants in the forest take the dead leaves, pine needles, fallen trees and uses the nutrients to grow big and strong. On the other hand, my garden takes a lot of time, and additives just to get a bare minimum …

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Aloe Vera Turning Brown and Soft

Aloe Vera Turning Brown | Troubleshooting Common Issues with Aloe Vera

It’s a huge bummer when you see an aloe looking a little sad. If your aloe vera is turning brown and soft, then it may have some issues. Did you know? Aloe vera is native to Africa! It’s considered a tropical plant, that is drought tolerant. Aloe is a succulent, and like many succulents, it …

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Best Gardening Tools

Best Gardening Tools List – A List of The Best Gardening Tools

Here are a few of my favorite things… Many of these items I’ve tried myself. There’s nothing like having a good quality tool and having it last for years and years. The Best Gardening Tools list contains products for skin protection, short & long-handled tools as well as some cute planters. I may add to …

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