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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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The Dirt About Dirt – Potting Mix Tips

Spring is fully in the air. You are ready to start your plans for a garden, yet once you walk into your local nursery you can be overwhelmed with choices. Your choice of what you place your plants in is a major decision that can lead to the potential success (or not) of what you are planting. [...]

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The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift: My Garden Post

Mom’s are not always the easiest to buy a gift for. You can spend time and money in a flower shop, or trying to pick out the perfect vase or gift card. The whole process can be frustrating.Or… You can surprise her with something she would enjoy using, My Garden Post.No matter where your mom [...]

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Beautiful Fruit and Vegetable Combos For My Garden Post

My Garden Post is ideal for growing beautiful fruits and vegetables that you can literally pick and serve within minutes! One of the many great things about planting vegetables in My Garden Post is that you can fill the containers with delicious combinations so your containers will be overflowing with healthy choices.Here are a few tried and true ideas [...]

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Practical Gardening for Anyone!

Maybe, like myself, you grew up around a garden. Perhaps you have memories of digging your hands into the ground and planting seeds; coming back days later and being excited to see things starting to grow. Or perhaps you never had the gardening experience but like the thought of fresh herbs and vegetables, or beautiful flowers at [...]

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Harvesting the Most from My Garden Post

Most gardeners refer to the back of their seed packets for advice on spacing seeds and transplants in the garden. That’s good advice if you have lots of garden space, but container gardeners should read on for a few basic tips that will increase their vegetable and herb harvest.The lower two planters on My Garden Post are 14” wide. [...]

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A Review of the Basics

I have to remind myself occasionally that the core purpose of this blog is to help My Garden Post gardeners get the highest yield possible with the least amount of work and the most enjoyment. This past weekend, a few friends were invited over to celebrate my wife’s birthday. I was anxious to see them and took the opportunity to show [...]

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Lessons Learned from the spring of 2014

Lesson #1: Designate an afternoon every other week to write and stick to it. It’s been more than a month since my last blog post. I regret that and apologize to you who have expressed interest and have found value in reading my bi-monthly posts. It’s been a great spring for gardening and landscaping. Every day I arise with [...]

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Grow More Vegetables on Balconies, Decks and Patios with My Garden Post

Dick Raymond, author of “Joy of Gardening” and several other best-selling books on the topic, has been a friend of mine for the past 35 years. In the 1980s, he hosted a very popular PBS-TV series titled “Joy of Gardening”. One of the segments featured Compact Gardens, Small Spaces and Containers. He sought to teach apartment dwellers how they could [...]

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