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Logan Hailey

Logan Hailey is a passionate garden writer, nomad, and former ecological farmer. She has a BS in sustainable horticulture and has experience growing a variety of vegetables, fruits, and herbs. Logan's has immense experience in both organic and non-organic gardening methods. She's been featured by MSN.com, Thrillist, and Apartment Therapy as well as many other major news outlets for her gardening expertise.

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Plants

Should You Fertilize Your Lavender Plants This Season?

Trying to figure out if you should fertilize your lavender plants? This hardy shrub can handle quite a bit of neglect, but what about fertilizer? In this article, organic gardening expert and former lavender farmer Logan Hailey examines if it's a good idea to fertilize this season, or if you should skip it.

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15 Tips For Vegetable Gardening in Small Spaces

Do you have a small garden space that you aren't quite sure how to fully utilize for your garden grown vegetables? There are many different ways to make use of smaller growing spaces. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey walks through her top tips for maximizing space in smaller garden areas.

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15 Gardening Tasks You’ll Be Happy You Did This Fall

Everyone loves to get prepared in the garden at the end of winter or the beginning of spring. But there's actually several gardening tasks you can do in the fall to set yourself up for success next season. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey walks through her top gardening tasks to take on this fall before first frost!

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11 Reasons Your Lavender Isn’t Blooming and How to Fix it

If your lavender is struggling to bloom this season, there are a few common issues that can contribute to the problem. So, what should you do about it? In this article, gardening expert and former organic lavender farmer Logan Hailey examines the most common reasons that lavender fails to bloom, and how to fix it!

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Plants

15 Dwarf Lavender Varieties You Can Grow in Compact Spaces

Do you have a compact space in your garden that you feel is perfect for lavender? Dwarf lavender varieties are smaller, more compact versions of the plant. In this article, gardening expert and former organic lavender farmer Logan Hailey walks through her favorite dwarf lavender varieties.

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11 Tips For Growing Amazing Lavender Indoors

Are you thinking of adding some lavender to your indoor garden? Perhaps you've decided to pull a few of your lavender plants inside for the winter? In this article, organic gardening expert and former organic lavender farmer Logan Hailey gives her top tips for growing lavender indoors!

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15 Companion Plants To Grow With Lavender

Are you looking for some companion plants for your garden grown lavender this season? Luckily, there are plenty of options to compliment your lavender garden! In this article, organic gardening expert and former organic lavender farmer Logan Hailey looks at her favorite lavender companion plants!

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Tomato Sunscald: When Tomatoes Get Too Much Sun

Do your tomatoes look dry and cracked, or even a little burned? It's quite possible your tomatoes have something called sunscald. Luckily, this is a common ailment, and can be both prevented and remedied. In this article, gardening expert Logan Hailey examines why tomato sunscald happens, and how to treat it.

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7 Reasons Your Tomatoes Aren’t Setting Fruit This Season

Are your tomatoes struggling to set fruit this season, but you aren't quite sure why it happens? There are actually a few reasons that this can occur, and most are easily remedied. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey walks through the seven most common reasons your tomatoes may be failing to set fruit this season.

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Vegetables

32 Companion Plants To Grow With Potatoes

Are you looking for the perfect companion plant for your potatoes this year? There are plenty of different plants you can grow with potatoes, and a few that you should avoid. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey examines her favorite potato companions, and the plants you should also avoid!

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Vegetables

23 Vegetables You Should Be Planting This Fall

Are you looking for some veggies you can add to your garden this fall? Fall crops are important when it comes to maximizing the yield in your garden each season. In this article, gardening expert and former organic farmer Logan Hailey examines her favorite fall crops you can plant this season!

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15 Common Problems With Lavender Plants

Have you run into some problems with your lavender this season, and aren't quite sure what to do? Lavender can experience a number of issues, some of them more serious than others. In this article, gardening expert and former organic lavender farmer Logan Hailey examines the most common lavender problems and their solutions.

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11 Reasons To Grow White Lavender in Your Garden

Looking to add some white lavender to your garden this season but aren't sure if you should? Well, there are actually many reasons why it's a great idea! In this article, gardening expert and former organic lavender farmer Logan Hailey walks through her top reasons why she loves white lavender in the garden!

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Do Deer Eat Lavender? Does it Attract or Repel Deer?

Thinking of planting some lavender but aren't sure if it will attract or repel deer from your garden this season? In this article, gardening expert and former lavender farmer Logan Hailey examines if Lavender keeps deer away, or if you will be providing them another food source in your garden.

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15 Lavender Varieties For Colder Hardiness Zones

Looking for a cold-friendly lavender plant to grow in your cooler hardiness zone? There are a few different types of lavender that can thrive in cooler climates. In this article, organic gardening expert and former lavender farmer Logan Haliey examines her favorite types of cold hardy lavender for colder hardiness zones!

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11 Tips For Growing Lavender in Hot, Dry, Desert Climates

Do you live in the desert but want to grow lavender? Hot, arid climates can create complicated growing conditions for many different plants. In this article, gardening expert and former organic lavender farmer Logan Hailey walks through her top tips for growing lavender in hot, dry, desert climates!