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Using Shades Of Purple In The Garden
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Using Shades Of Purple In The Garden

In this post I’m showing various shades of purple flowers on my patio. From light lavender to deep purple. Red-dominated shades of purple add a bit of drama to the garden. Purple’s ideal partner is yellow, and you see me use a lot of these two colors together. Last year it was my two primary…

Using Coffee Grounds In Your Garden
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Using Coffee Grounds In Your Garden

Did you know that you can give house plants a “lift” by lining the bottom of pots with coffee filters full of used grounds? To use coffee grounds as fertilizer, work the coffee grounds into the soil around your plants. Leftover diluted coffee works well like this too. Coffee isn’t what one would consider nutritional….

Using Epsom Salt In Your Garden
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Using Epsom Salt In Your Garden

Even though there are many companies making fertilizers and amendments for our gardens, there are still many ideas our grandmothers used to enhance gardens on the cheap. For instance, Epsom salt. Epsom salt is made up of hydrated magnesium sulfate, which is a naturally occurring mineral first found in the well waters of Epsom, England….

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