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Growing Cucumbers with My Garden Post Vertical Garden

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My Garden Post vertical garden is ideal for growing cucumbers! And here are a few tips from our friends at Sproutabl on how to best grow cucumbers this gardening season.

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Indoor Vertical Garden

It seems impossible, growing a garden inside? And we’re not talking about in a greenhouse or a sunroom, but pretty much any sunny corner of your home could lead to a garden in your home! We’ve created My Garden Post vertical garden system to help gardeners of all ages, experience-levels and locales to grow their garden in any location, [...]

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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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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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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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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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