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​Vertical Vegetable Garden

Growing a vertical vegetable garden has many benefits, not only do you get to enjoy your garden but you get to enjoy eating the fruits of your labor. If you have limited yard space and can’t grow a full garden in your backyard, then growing vegetables in a vertical garden is ideal. My Garden Post vertical garden allows you [...]

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​ How to Garden in a City

Living in a city most definitely has its perks. There’s lots of people, lots to do, lots to see – but unfortunately, the one thing that it does not have is lots of space. So, if you’re a green thumb or looking to grow your own garden for sustainable cooking then there is one simple solution to help you [...]

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4 Reasons to Grow a Vertical Garden

With Spring still a few weeks ago, it’s just about time to start thinking about your garden. Whether you have the space for a full garden, or just enough for a few planters – going vertical is a great option for all gardeners. Outlined below are the five main reasons why growing a vertical garden is ideal.SSave SpaceIf you [...]

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5 Reasons to Gift My Garden Post to Friends and Family

Several times a year we are challenged to buy a meaningful gift which the recipient will appreciate and get years of enjoyment from. Many of these friends and family members are plant and gardening enthusiasts and My Garden Post might just be perfect for someone on your gift list.Reason #1Ninety six year old Anne Doris is one of millions of [...]

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My Garden Post’s Drip Irrigation System: It’s Just Crazy to Container Garden Without It (Part II)

Only One Tool Needed and 30 MinutesA drip irrigation will save container gardeners hours of time every week, save them money and help grow healthier more productive gardens. Two weeks ago I wrote about the many advantages of container gardening and managing irrigation with a fullyautomated drip irrigation system. No one with a job and/or a busy lifestyle will ever [...]

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Handy tips to help your garden survive the wrath of summer

With the rising temperatures, it’s not just humans who get dehydrated and suffer from the side effects of the heat, even plants do. It is known that after winter, summer is the best time for growth and regeneration of plants. Gardening requires a round the clock effort irrespective of the season. This DIY infographic by [...]

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Drip Irrigation It’s Just Crazy to Container Garden Without It (Part One – The Timer)

I have been very surprised over the last few years to find that the majority of experienced urban gardeners have little knowledge or interest in drip irrigation. I have several close friends who are passionate gardeners of flowers and vegetables. They too are in that majority. Whenever possible, I ask them why they don’t utilize a drip system to irrigate [...]

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Urban Container Gardening ~ From Seed to Harvest The Soils are the Secret

For the purposes of this post, I’ve made two key assumptions. #1, you’ll be growing your garden on a My Garden Post and #2, you’ll be starting your plants from seed. The growing medium (soil) you use is critically important to your success in germinating the seeds and growing the transplants to harvest. I encourage you to visit Gardener’s Supply [...]

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Growing Tossed Salads

I have found the three top planters on My Garden Post to be enough garden space to grow all the salad greens a family of four will eat from late spring and on to the fall. I include a small tossed salad with most every meal I prepare and I want them to have three characteristics. Taste is important. [...]

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Growing Tomatoes in Containers

Why Grow Tomatoes in Containers? Read on……Limited space, poor quality soil, pest problems and unfavorable local climate are the most common reasons why rural and urban gardeners often turn to growing tomatoes in containers. Luckily, this garden vegetable is well-suited for containers because of its great many varieties that offer manageable plant sizes without compromising on high yield. Want to [...]

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