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How to Perfect Your Small Kitchen Garden

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Do you have a kitchen garden or is part of your garden designed to bring food to your table? I’ve grown herbs in the past and currently have strawberries growing in a hanging basket on my balcony. Whether you are already growing food or thinking about it, here is a collaborative post on how to perfect your small kitchen garden.

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Gardens at Night: Let Your Garden be Seen At Night

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I don’t know about you but I love the way certain gardens look at night, based on the lighting used. My hubby and I put up white lights on our balcony to give it a more festive look at night. Gardens at night can look spectacular with the lighting in the right place.

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Dark Days/Light Years: The Impact Of Shade On Your Garden

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I find it much easier to work in my balcony garden during the spring and summer since the long days mean less shade. Gardening in part to almost full shade during the winter gets tricky for me. Here is Gardening Limited’s next collaborative post, Dark Days/LIght Years: The Impact of Shade On Your Garden.

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The Amiable Aloe Vera Plant

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Growing up, my parents would have an aloe vera plant just outside of our backyard door. My siblings, parents and I would break parts of the plant off if we ended up with burns, cuts, and bruises because of the aloe’s healing powers. Today I want to talk more about the amiable aloe vera plant.

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Desert Rose: Echeveria Varieties

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When I first got into gardening, I wasn’t too interested in succulents, since they all looked the same to me. Here in California, succulents come in a great variety of colors, sizes, and shapes. Since gardening here I have fallen in love with the desert rose of succulents, otherwise known as echeveria, and want to discuss echeveria varieties in this post.

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Making Your Small Garden Look Bigger

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Happy Sunday! Here is my next collaborative post! I hope you find ideas on making your small garden look bigger below!

Gardens are fantastic. Anyone that’s ever lived in a flat or an apartment will know more than anyone how much you can miss having your own outdoor space. Your garden is your own little bit of nature. A place where you can relax and unwind, enjoy some vitamin D, exercise and dry your washing. Is there anything better than the fresh smell of sheets that have been left to dry outside?

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Making Your Small Garden Flourish

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Happy 2018 everyone! I’m so excited for the new year and some changes that come along with it! One of these changes is adding collaborative posts to my blog!

My very first collaborative post is about making your small garden flourish! If some of the wording sounds little different, its because this post comes from the UK.

Enjoy!

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My Most Popular Posts of 2017

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2017 is about to end and boy, what a year it has been! I’ve taught writing for 14 years, and earlier this year started my first blog. I would like to end 2017 by highlighting this new endeavor of mine by reflecting on my most popular posts of 2017.

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Poinsettia Plant Care for the Holidays

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I don’t know about you, but I love this time of year. It’s a little cooler now, but the sun still shines and plants are still growing here in Southern California. A plant that I am now starting to see frequently is the poinsettia and today I would like to tell you all about poinsettia plant care.

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