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What is Tranquil Garden?

Tranquil Garden is a gardening blog that’s all about showing you simple ways to create a tranquil garden retreat in your own garden. You will find inspiration, motivation, tips and techniques to improve your garden one simple step at a time. Without getting overwhelmed.

Hi, I’m Marc and I am the blogger and founder of Tranquil Garden. I am passionate about gardening, not only growing food for my family, but also working towards my own tranquil garden. You can learn more about me on the About page including my journey from a beginner gardener to where I am at now.

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My goal is to help you along your path of getting out of the rut of having a garden that is merely adequate and convert it slowly into a place you desire to hang out in. I will provide you with inspiration and that gentle push to get started making progress and stop procrastinating.

And along the way you will learn some practical techniques that you can use to improve your garden one step at a time.

Interested in learning more? Check out my Start Here page for more info on what resources you can find on the blog.

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1000 words: Garden after First Frost

A bit of a surprise this week as we had a few nights of below freezing temperatures. Average first frost date here in Victoria, BC typically is Nov 15 so we are a couple of weeks early. I took some photos of the garden of plants that didn't fare well ...
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21 Useful Gardening Supplies to Restock this Winter

Winter is a great time to restock your gardening supplies. Here is a list of 21 items you may need to buy in winter to have the supplies you need on hand in the spring. This is the third in a series of five posts of How a Gardener can ...
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Quick Tip: Use Google to Convert Unit Measurements

Google Search is the go-to search engine online for finding information on just about anything, including info on garden plants. But did you know it can also convert unit measurements that gardeners use? ...
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Quick Tip: 4 Easy Steps to Fertilize Fruit Trees

One of the tasks you should do in fall is to fertilize fruit trees if you have them. Fertilizing now will allow winter rains and snowmelt in spring to help bring the nutrients down to the roots ...
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Quick Tip: Google Image Search for Unknown Plants

Google Search is the go-to search engine online for finding information on just about anything, including info on garden plants. But what if you don't know the name of the plant you need info on? Google Image Search to the rescue! ...
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How to Plan Next Year’s Garden

When spring arrives early next year, you probably will be busy cleaning up from winter and doing other important gardening tasks such as seeding and perhaps doing some construction before the heat of the summer. Wouldn’t it be great if you have your plan for what you want to accomplish ...
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