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How to Plan a Garden

It’s getting to be that time of the year here in Chicago.  I know that outside its +2 degrees Fahrenheit, and the ground is still frozen, but now is the perfect time to plan that garden you’ve always wanted.  Remember, if it’s veggies or flowers that you’re planting, think sun, soil and water.  All are needed in various quantities.  And don’t forget to have fun.

How to plan a garden. Learn about growing zones, how to choose what to plant, and what to consider when choosing a plot. #gardening #homestead #garden

The Best Flowers for Wet Soil

Got a bog ?  In the back yard I mean.   You can turn a wet, poorly drained spot in your yard into a colorful landscape feature with these perennial flowers and ornamental grasses.   Ok, this picture is not so colorful but, trust me on this.  Click the link to BHG and dream of spring.  And check my Pinterest page for more:


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