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Submit Your Gardening Tips to Llewellyn~We Want More!

This post was written by Anna
on December 21, 2011 | Comments (6)

Calling all gardeners!

Do you have gardening tips to share? Do you read Llewellyn’s Moon Sign Book? Want to see your gardening tips in print? Llewellyn is looking for reader-submitted gardening tips for publication in the 2013 edition of our Moon Sign Book. Now is your chance to be a part of your favorite annual gardening and astrological guide! We are still in need of gardening tips for our 2013 Moon Sign Book, so we’re extending our call!

Details:
What: Llewellyn is looking for gardening tips from readers around the country and around the world! Every gardener has a trick or two that they rely on, so let’s share our tips with other readers. There is a 75-word limit for entries.

How: Send your tip to NicoleE@Llewellyn.com, including your full name and mailing address. We will publish only your first name and last initial, along with your state or country. If your tip is chosen for inclusion in the 2013 edition, we will mail you a free copy of the book in July 2012—you’ll be one of the very first people to see the 2013 Moon Sign Book!

When: All submissions must be received by January 15, 2012 to be considered for publication.

Important note: By submitting text to Llewellyn, you agree that we may publish, distribute, sell, display, and use the text without limitation. You also agree that you will not be compensated monetarily for your contribution.

A deep thank you to all of our readers, past, present, and future—you help make us great!

Reader Comments

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#1 
Written By Theresa Mennig
on December 21st, 2011 @ 3:16 pm

I plant marigolds and basil around my garden. To prevent pests and insects I also use the cat/dog hair from sweeping in our house around the garden as well to repel small animals like rabbits.

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Written By Rossanna Gordon
on January 3rd, 2012 @ 2:53 pm

I use Epsom salts,which not only are they great for us gardeners after playing in the dirt all day!I use them for my roses and my tomatoes to ripen. The salts supply magnesium and for calcium I add crushed up tums, all heavy Feeders need minerials and compost.(lightly raked in around them) I also use lots of herbs around and in the gardens. We all need Friends!

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Written By Kenny Bellew
on January 9th, 2012 @ 11:19 am

I’m growing spinach and lettuce indoors using 3 hydroponic systems I built. My tip to hydroponic growers of non-fruiting plants like spinach and lettuce is to feed 1/3 of the recommended level that’s on the nutrient solution’s bottles. Feed less until your plants ask for more, otherwise you risk burning and killing them.

The bottles often provide recommended feeding levels that reflect the needs of fruiting plants like tomatoes. Giving them that much food will kill them.

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#4 
Written By Garden Seeds
on January 25th, 2012 @ 5:41 am

Great post.Thanks for sharing such a useful information with us.

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#5 
Written By Rita Fierro
on February 29th, 2012 @ 5:41 pm

I have a collection of small Cacti and succulents that I keep in a sunny window . Every morning before I give the dog fresh water I empty the dogs water bowl into the plants . The dog gets fresh water and my plants are watered . because Cacti do not require much water each plant only gets a few drops . My grand daughter loves to go to the greenhouse with me to pick out new and unusual plants . We read that cacti keep intruders away .

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#6 
Written By artificial grass perth wa
on June 5th, 2012 @ 8:34 pm

My mom is a whiz at keeping orchids. She either has them in suspended little pots or attached to a small tree we have in the yard. She waters them regularly and hangs a fine net over them to keep critters away.

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