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Grow a better garden

I have always found it so rewarding to go out into my garden to appreciate all the hard work that it took to pull it all together, and to soak in its beauty. Gardening can be therapeutic and rewarding.

Give your plants a nice home

Using the right planter box can make all the difference. They can also keep your garden, patio or balcony look clean and organized.

Serious tools for serious gardening

The right gardening tools can make gardening easier or harder. These tools will make your life easier, as well as being cute.

Protect your hands

Remember to keep your hands safe and clean while gardening.

Self watering garden

I always forget to water my garden, so we got a drip system and set it up with a timer so that my plants are always watered and always beautiful.

10 Things You Should Know About Containers (But Probably Don't)

I love my container plantings.? When I was younger, I use to drag my whole garden around with me from apartment to apartment in containers. These days, I have greatly pared down my container collection, but I still have several? Read more ? The post 10 Things You Should Know About Containers (But Probably Don't) appeared first on This Garden Is Illegal. This is just a part of this article. ...

Lazy Ass Way To Plant Potatoes ? Rose Finn Apple Potatoes

My Rose Finn Apple potatoes finally came in the mail. I was a bit perplexed by the name. It is a mouthful to say so I hope that whoever Rose Finn is, she was worth it. ...

Blankets of Snow: Snow as an Insulator in the Garden

El Nino or no, Mother Nature has seemed to have recovered her senses. Snow has settled on Cleveland and the surrounding area like a cat on a TV.As you may ...

Tonadose Des Conores: Hanna's Tomato Tastings 2007

Part of Hanna's Tomato Tastings 2007 I can't remember what prompted me to buy these. It could have been the word 'Endangered' in the description. At ...

Cuostralee: Hanna's Tomato Tastings 2007

Part of Hanna's Tomato Tastings 2007 Say what you will about the French , they do one thing really well and that is food. So when I saw that this was a ...

Persimmon: Hanna's Tomato Tastings 2007

Part of Hanna's Tomato Tastings 2007 Persimmon is an orange beefsteak. Orange and yellow tomatoes are a hit or miss type of tomato in my opinion. ...

Garden Peach: Hanna's Tomato Tastings 2007

Part of Hanna's Tomato Tastings 2007 I won't lie. I boought this one because it is a fuzzy tomato. You can't pass up garden freaks. Not ever. I wanted to ...

Mirabelle Blanche: Hanna's Tomato Tastings 2007

Part of Hanna's Tomato Tastings 2007 Do not adjust your screen.  This is not a color problem.  These are white cherry tomatoes.  As you may recall, I grew ...

Ananas Noir: Hanna's Tomato Tastings 2007

Part of Hanna's Tomato Tastings 2007 I don't recall how this tomato ended up in my cart when I was shopping for seeds. It may very well have been an ...

Homesweet: Hanna's Tomato Tastings 2007

Part of Hanna's Tomato Tastings 2007 This was another freebie tomato so I have no comments as to why I bought this. Just ended up here by dumb luck. To ...

Costoluto Genovese: Hanna's Tomato Tastings 2007

Part of Hanna's Tomato Tastings 2007 I have come to think of this as the pool boy of my tomato garden. The only reason it is there is because it improves the ...

Hanna's Tomato Tastings 2008

Drum roll, please... It's time for the one, the only, the ever anticipated Tomato Frenzy that the world has been waiting for! Hanna's Tomato Tastings ...

White Currant Tomato: Hanna's Tomato Tastings 2008

Part of Hanna's Tomato Tastings 2008 This little tomato here has the unique distinction of being the very first tomato that I will eat from my garden. To be ...

Hungarian Heart: Hanna's Tomato Tastings 2007

Part of Hanna's Tomato Tastings 2007 I bought this seed because I had just never grown an oxheart tomato. These big beefy tomatoes get lots of rave reviews ...

Carbon: Hanna's Tomato Tastings 2007

Part of Hanna's Tomato Tastings 2007 I bought the carbon tomato simply because it was a yummy looking black tomato. I am a big fan of black and purple ...

Manitoba Tomato: Hanna's Tomato Tastings 2008

Part of Hanna's Tomato Tastings 2008 I bought these seeds in an effort to find a good early ripening tomato. Being in Cleveland, the growing season can ...