Win a Compost Bin?

Today I have a very cool giveaway to tell you about. The folks at Clean Air Gardening are providing a 60 Gallon Spin Bin made from recycled materials for one lucky winner here on The Home Garden. To enter into the drawing all you need to do is comment on this post before 11:59…

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A Small Garden Shed Update

Here's a just a short update with what's going on with my garden shed.Bought three colors of paint (two gallons of the main paint and one each for trim and doors). I'll let you know what the color scheme will be later but it will blend with our house. Bought glazing to fix and…

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In Memory

Memorial Day isn't about cookouts or backyard BBQs. It's not about the fireworks or vacations either. It's about paying tribute to the memory of those who have given their lives in the service of their country. Originally it was meant to honor those who died in the Civil War and eventually changed to honor…

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Random Thoughts and the Week

Today I actually found myself in a home improvement store looking for paint for the garden shed. How I found myself or more importantly how I got lost there I'll never know but I ended up coming home with four gallons of paint. The colors will be revealed at a later date. They aren't…

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Here’s What Rooted Today

Rooted Cuttings - Potted up Perhaps I should have titled this post "Here's What I Potted Up Today" but rooting is more exciting don't you think? Anyway this morning I potted several different kinds of cuttings that I've been propagating inside the house. This isn't the end of the propagation process since they still…

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Meeting Other Garden Bloggers

As I mentioned yesterday I had a visit from another garden blogger to my garden. It's not often that my garden gets company and I'm always a little nervous about the things someone might see. Like the loads of Johnson Grass invading the beds (all the beds) or the currently unkempt nature of certain…

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Plant Swaps and the Week in Review

This morning I attended the Middle Tennessee Plant Swap at Henry Horton State Park. If you've never been to a plant swap before you really should consider going to at least one. It's a fantastic way to expand the plant varieties in your garden on the extremely cheap side. The concept is simple, bring…

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