March 2020

How I Created My Houseplant Jungle, and How You Can Grow Yours
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Do you already have a couple of plants, maybe a little bit more than a couple, just one, or none at all? If you have a jungle inside your house like me... congratulations! Crazy Plant Lady is the new crazy...
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Start Seeds Indoors
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For most gardeners around the U.S., it is still too cold in the early spring to plant vegetable seeds outside. However, beginners and seasoned gardeners can start seeds indoors between 4-10 weeks before the last frost, depending on the seed...
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Hanging In There
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What a time this has been for us all - who would have thought a month ago that this odd virus floating around could become a national pandemic? Even our remote little mountain top has been affected, with businesses closed...
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Weathering the COVID-19 Storm
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I debated about posting another PSA but after hearing a few encouraging words this morning, I thought why not? While the major news sources are set on keeping us aware of death tolls, I was happy to see in a...
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Kids’ Garden Bucket List
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Looking for something new to do while your kids are out of school? Check out Milspouse Gardener’s Kids’ Garden Bucket List! Here are some fun, no-screen activities for you and your kids to do outdoors. Milspouse Gardener is a participant...
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Attract More Bees and Keep Your Garden Buzzing
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Squashes, peppers, melons, berries, and over 100 more fruits and vegetables require bees for pollination. How can you attract more bees to your garden? Here are some tips: Side note: Milspouse Gardener is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC...
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Favorite Raised Garden Beds and Planters
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If you are looking for recommendations on raised beds and planters for your plants this season, check out my ten favorite raised garden beds and planters from Amazon. Milspouse Gardener is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program,...
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Signs of Spring
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Yesterday was a glorious day on the mountain top! The sun was shining, the birds were singing, and best of all......are you ready?? Drumroll please..... THE RED WINGED BLACKBIRDS HAVE RETURNED!!!!!!!! Via That means spring really IS around the corner!...
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5 Reasons for Milspouses to Start Gardening
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My first garden started with curiosity. One summer, my husband and I saw a sign advertising garden plots by Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) at Joint Base Lewis McChord. We gave gardening a shot and fell in LOVE with it....
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