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How to Build Raised Beds

AJ & Rebecca 

Today I’m here to share with you a few different ways to build raised garden beds no matter what your DIY skill level is. After hanging out with a few “not-so-savvy” gardening friends, it came to my attention that we had no viable explanation of how to build a garden bed on our website. So […]

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Getting Started with Solar Power in the Garden

Getting Started with Solar Power in the Garden

AJ & Rebecca 

Gardening in itself is pretty cool when you think about it. You’re bringing life into existence with your bare hands! However, when you add solar power to the mix, it can feel even more impressive and beyond its time. Yet, solar energy has been around for quite a while, and it’s about time you begin […]

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The Basics of Canning Your Harvest at Home

AJ & Rebecca 

It’s so rewarding, to be able to harvest a plant that you grew yourself with bare hands. You’ve witnessed its cycle and ability to reproduce, which is pretty awesome in my book. Harvesting your plant’s growth may have been your initial intention when you first planted your seeds, but what’s the best way to preserve […]

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how much lime to add to soil

How to Add Lime to Acidic Soil

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This post is brought to you by A Green Hand. We’ve reviewed the post to ensure it meets our standards and feel you, our readers will appreciate what they have to say. The type of soil you have in your garden plot significantly affects the growth and health of plants. Some of your plants might […]

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how to start cannabis seeds

How to Start Cannabis Seeds

AJ & Rebecca 

When it comes to starting cannabis seeds, there’s a little bit more care that goes into that simply plopping the seeds into some soil. After all, you want them all to germinate right? Plus, by following the steps below to start your cannabis seeds, you may learn a thing or two before the seeds even […]

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no till living soil cannabis feeding schedule

A Complete No Till Living Soil Cycle with Calendar & Feeding Schedule

AJ & Rebecca 

Please note this post contains affiliate links.  Alright, alright, you’ve all been asking for this since we started publishing tips and tricks on growing cannabis, so here it is a full cycle calendar for growing cannabis our no-till living soil way! Remember, organics is very forgiving and these exact amounts don’t need to be followed […]

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using kitchen scraps in the garden

Using Kitchen Scraps in the Garden Even if you Don’t Compost

AJ & Rebecca 

Compost bins and piles are worth every minute they take to create and maintain. Putting your kitchen scraps to good use will take a small amount of time in the beginning, but gathering them for composting really takes no additional time at all. Most kitchen scraps are compostable and biodegradable, meaning they are ideal for […]

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using cinnamon in the garden

Using Cinnamon in the Garden

AJ & Rebecca 

I bet this is something that has never crossed your mind. If it has, you’re probably one of those “outside the box” thinkers. We like people like you. But for those of you who have never heard of this before, you’re not alone. That’s why we’re here now, to keep you informed on these crazy, […]

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How To Clone Cannabis Plants

AJ & Rebecca 

When it comes to growing cannabis, every grower eventually stumbles upon a strain they just can’t enough of, which is where cloning comes into play! With a simple technique, you can be cloning your favorite cannabis plants for years to come (yes, years!) What is Cloning? In short, cloning is when you take an exact […]

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