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    Grower’s Guide: What to Grow in a Greenhouse All Year Long

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    Whether you want to extend your growing season for a few months or plant year-round, greenhouses provide the perfect environment for non-stop gardening. These useful structures also allow you to expand your plant options and grow what normally wouldn’t survive in your region. Read on to find out what to grow in a greenhouse all year long, get to know a few of our greenhouse options, and learn some efficient and rewarding tips to get you off to a better planting season. Standard vs. Cold Frame Greenhouses First and foremost, you need to understand what kind of greenhouse you’re working with. By understanding the capabilities of your structure, you can better provide the right environment for the plants you want to grow. Standard greenhouses provide...

    Grower’s Guide: What is Intensive Gardening?

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    Want to get the most out of your garden this year? Find out more about intensive gardening for a highly efficient, productive, and manageable growing season. What’s Intensive Gardening? Intensive gardening requires implementing time-saving and space-saving gardening techniques in order to maximize growing results. This includes planting in more manageable spaces, utilizing organic matter, distinct plant organization, and more that we’ll get into soon. With intensive gardening, you can grow more food in less space while protecting and increasing the quality of your plants. You also potentially decrease weeds, minimize resources, and allow for a non-stop growing season from start to finish. Intensive Gardening Layouts Typically, gardeners plant in long, single rows in order to maintain crops and keep produce organized. However, these single lines…

    Grower’s Guide: When to Plant Vegetables

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    There’s nothing quite like fresh, home-grown produce. Fruits and vegetables right from your garden can guarantee delicious, highly nutritious, and completely organic* food for you and your family. However, different vegetables require unique growing guidelines in order to offer a bountiful harvest. Understanding when to plant vegetables can help you enjoy fresh garden greens all year long. Important Factors that Determine When to Plant Vegetables Your Zone First and foremost: know your zone. Your USDA Plant Hardiness Zone determines which vegetables will thrive (or be put at risk) during certain months of the year in your region. Your typical last frost date and average climate play a major role in determining when to plant seedlings, when to transport plants from containers to your garden, and…

    Gardening Shed Ideas: Better Storage for Any Season

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    While growing beautiful flowers or delicious produce in your garden, the last thing you want to worry about is a cluttered mess in your garden shed. Even if you’ve started the season with neat and tidy storage, maintenance typically takes a backseat once your plants start growing. Meanwhile, tools get misplaced, fertilizer spills everywhere, and you can’t seem to find all the seed packets you purchased at the start of spring. How else can you stay organized throughout the season? Following our 4 garden shed organization tips blog, we’ve rounded up a few gardening shed ideas you can incorporate for a more organized, clean, and useful storage solution. Make tools more easily accessible, keep everything in order, and enjoy planting without the extra hassle all…

    Grower’s Guide: Planting in a Raised Bed Greenhouse

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    Happy spring! In our recent Early Spring Gardening Tips blog, we recommend a few great tools to help you start planting as soon as possible and extend your growing season. One innovative item mentioned is the raised bed greenhouse (or mini-greenhouse). Here, we’ll explain in more detail the benefits to these structures, what you can plant in them, and more. What’s a Raised Bed Greenhouse and Why Should You Use One? To put it simply, a raised bed greenhouse combines the compact design of a raised bed and the temperature-controlling enclosure of a greenhouse. These structures consist of a translucent fabric cover that attaches to your raised bed. A raised bed greenhouse’s unique design creates an optimum growing environment for seedlings even in the early…

    Grower’s Guide: 4 Early Spring Gardening Tips

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    As the winter season comes to a close and spring is just around the corner, we’re sure all you green thumbs out there are anxious to start your planting season. Well we’ve got good news –starting your spring gardening this month is completely possible! With a few useful tools and some careful planting, you can start working on your garden sooner rather than later. Check out these helpful tips for efficient and successful gardening right from the spring season’s start. Early Spring Gardening – It’s About Preparation You may be eager to grab your gloves, spade, and other gardening tools from storage and immediately get to work. But before you “spring” into the new season, make sure you properly prepare your outdoor space for easy…

    The Ultimate Valentine’s Day Gifts for Outdoor Lovers

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    When it comes to Valentine’s Day, finding the perfect gift for that special someone can be tricky. While most people typically opt for the simple flowers, chocolates, and teddy bears, a gift that’s meant just for your partner shows you truly care. For the outdoor enthusiast in your life, why not wow them with a fun and useful gift they’ll really appreciate? Whether you both enjoy camping, gardening, or simply being in nature, check out ShelterLogic’s picks for the ultimate gifts for outdoor lovers this Valentine’s Day. Gifts for Outdoor Lovers this Valentine’s Day For the Gardeners Do you and your partner enjoy growing plants, flowers, herbs, produce, and more from home? Whether you’re growing beginners or planting pros, find your green thumb together with…

    4 Garden Shed Organization Tips

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    Spring is here, but before you can venture out into your garden and start planting, you may need to re-organize your backyard garden shed! If you’re dreading entering your garden shed after a long winter season, you’re not alone. That’s why we’ve come up with a game plan to help you organize your garden shed so you can get to planting seeds and creating your very own outdoor oasis! Step 1: Remove Your Items From Your Garden Shed The first step to achieving a more organized backyard space is to organize your backyard garden shed. To do this, you’ll first need to take everything out! We know, it’s the painful part. Removing all your items and spreading them out and onto your lawn space might...

    The ShelterLogic Grower’s Guide: Greenhouse Kits, March Growing Season and More

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    What is the Grower’s Guide Series and Why Choose Greenhouse Kits? At ShelterLogic, we aim to do more than bring you great products like greenhouse kits, garage kits, all-steel sheds and more at an affordable price. We also want to share innovative ideas with you about how to use our products in interesting and innovative ways. That’s why we’ve developed the ShelterLogic Growers Guide series. Throughout the year, we’ll be bringing you great ideas on what to grow no matter what the season. Spring Into the March Growing Season This month, we’ll cover greenhouse kits and offer advice on what to grow in March. We’ll offer you some advice on what you should focus on growing for the month of March, and create a chart with many of the different types…

    Organize Your Outdoor Storage Space with a Garden Shed

    If your backyard looks like a mess, it'll be tough to sit back, relax and enjoy the scenery come springtime. That's why the perfect backyard oasis starts with an organized outdoor storage space and garden shed. And if you're like us, you may already be thinking about gardening, early seedlings, and where to store all that garden equipment in a way that's easily accessible. You may event want your items stored under lock and key. The first step in creating a heavenly backyard space is to choose the best possible outdoor storage unit. Choosing the Ultimate Garden Shed Need a place to store soil for gardening? Hang garden tools for easier access? What about a safe, lockable space where you can store away pool equipment and bird seed?...
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