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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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10 Most Useful Gardening Tools

This is the first post of a series on garden tools. First we'll look at what garden tools I think are a good starting point for someone just getting into gardening. Future posts will look at more specialized tools, how to maintain your tools and how to use them most ...
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1000 words: Found Fruit

Lots of fruit growing in the garden ...
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6 Ways to Save Money in your Garden

Gardening can be expensive just like any other hobby (assuming you are treating it as a hobby). However there are ways to save money and still have a beautiful, productive garden ...
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Safety First in the Garden

Gardening can be dangerous if you are careless, in a rush or are tired. Make safety a priority by taking some simple precautions to stay safe in your garden ...
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1000 words: Seeding Day with my Daughter

These photos I took this morning of the seeding my daughter and I did. We might be a bit early for fall seeding but we’ll see how it goes. She had a lot of fun planting the seeds and did a great job for a 3.5 year old! ...
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How to Prepare for Time Away from your Garden

If you are an avid gardener and attached to your garden with a virtual umbilical cord, leaving it for any period of time to go out of town for vacation is very hard. This is especially hard in spring/summer when the garden needs your attention almost every day. So if ...
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