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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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Referral Candy & My Garden Post

My Garden Post is excited to announce that we have recently partnered with Referral Candy and it's all for your benefit! We are rewarding our customers and their friends for buying a My Garden Post vertical gardening system. Here is how it works:1. You purchase your My Garden Post vertical garden system (with or without drip [...]

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Six Easy Steps for Transplanting Cucumbers Successfully

Two hours before you begin the process, water the cucumber to be transplanted thoroughly and allow the planter to drain.Provide the cucumbers adequate room to grow by choosing a planter at least three or 4 inches larger in diameter than the planter they are currently growing in and at least 2 inches deeper. A good example would be to [...]

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Garden Everywhere with My Garden Post

So this My Garden Post has been to quite a few locations in the past two years. It started off in Arizona, then moved to San Diego and most recently it has been transported to Vermont. My Garden Post is versatile in a multitude of ways. First and foremost, it can be built and re-built [...]

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A Garden Just Steps from the Kitchen

It may not be something that you think is possible, or all that easy to do, but it is! Growing a full-garden just steps from your kitchen is most definitely possible, especially with My Garden Post vertical garden. Whether  you're an expert gardener or a novice, it's pretty easy to do. That's one of the [...]

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Growing Lettuce on My Garden Post

The three pictures below were photographed a few weeks ago on May 13th. The gourmet mixed lettuce seeds were sown the third week in March and transplanted into 24 inch pots on April 15. I transplanted the 4 inch pots to the MGP planters at the end of April and set them outside.I took the first harvest on May 13th [...]

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