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Category Archives: Gardening

How to Grow Potatoes

Potatoes can be purchased at any grocery store, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t many good reasons to learn how to grow potatoes in your own garden. Grocery stores sell a limited selection of potatoes, but when you grow your own, the list of varieties you can choose from is much larger. Growing your own […]

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Grow Flowers for Mothers Day – She’ll Love it!

Mother’s Day is fast approaching and floral arrangements will be high on the list for many people to send to their moms. With a little thought and creativity, you could make this Mother’s Day truly a memorable occasion. First, when beginning your project of flowers for mothers day, you should start with mom’s favorite flowers. […]

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How to Grow Flowers in the Desert Southwest

One of the best sights of nature to see is a patch of Earth covered with blooming flowers. The different colors which compliment each other relieve stress and help you relax. Growing a garden is one of the most common hobbies in the world. But is it possible to create a garden within a desert? […]

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Garden Design Layout for Southwest Gardens

What could be more artistic than southwest gardens personally designed by you? The southwest is a region of the U.S. with a riot of iconic colors everywhere. There are several tips and tricks to design a successful southwest garden you will enjoy for a long time and will add value to your property. Garden Design […]

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Gardening Tools to Empower Your Inner Gardener

People of all ages choose gardening as a hobby for a host of reasons. While some gardening enthusiasts find gardening a relaxing way for them to ‘get back in tune with Mother Nature’, others say that gardening gives them a sense of pride at having created and maintained something they can call their own. No […]

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Southwest April Gardening Tips

For many, spring gardens aren’t a reality until Memorial Day hits, but for gardeners in America’s Southwest, the planting season can be year-round! Traditional “winter crops” can be grown with success, and with such early last-frost dates, new spring seedlings can be started and even plugged into the ground by this time. Here at Cooks […]

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How to Pick Flowers for Your First Southwest Garden

If you are either new to the Southwest or are just cultivating your green thumb, you are probably very excited to plant your first-ever garden. You may have seen displays of Southwest garden plants around your neighborhood or outside of local businesses, and you might wonder which flowers and plants will thrive in your garden. […]

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Recycled Rainwater Benefits for Your Garden

Rainwater harvesting is a great way to decrease costs while helping keep the environment around you at a safe balance. It can definitely help you reduce waste. Additionally, a rainwater harvesting system is quite simple to install and maintain. The rainwater brings numerous benefits to your garden. It can help maintain the ph balance, deliver […]

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How to Start Your First Garden

Have you ever dreamed of growing your own herbs, fruits or vegetables? Many people like the idea of having a garden in their own backyard but don’t know where to begin. If you’ve ever wondered how to start a garden yourself, simply follow these seven easy steps to grow the garden of your dreams. 1. […]

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How to Prep Your New Mexico Lawn for Spring

Now that winter is (almost) coming to an end, you need to begin thinking how to prepare the lawn for spring. Winters can leave the trees, shrubs, and grass in your lawn hungry for nutrients and sunshine. A blanket of snow and ice can leave them dormant and dry, so if you want a lush […]

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