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Protect A Garden From The Freeze

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Here in the north, we’ve already seen snow in the garden. Winter is on it’s way which means it is time to protect the garden from the freeze, namely the most valuable plants ...

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Organic Mulch

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Earlier this month I was talking about mulch for the garden as winter approaches. If you are reading this, you have used some form of mulch during your gardening life. However, did you ...

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Fall Gardens

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Since our seasons in this part of North America are so short, I’ve often entertained building a green house. After the house fire though my building projects are already too many to count ...

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Flower Seeds

A Morning Glory, beautiful blue annual vine.

Start clearing a corner to work through some annual flower seeds order. As soon as they arrive you'll be digging in the dirt and getting them under a grow light.

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Make Compost

Cutting the Grass - Composting the Clippings

You can make compost to save money on soil enhancements and it is a really nice way to use up garden and household waste. You’ll enjoy a new level of successful growing in ...

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Spring Garden Checklist

Your garden will start to pop in Spring if you plan it right.

Very Early Spring Start dreaming of your gardens. Start sketching how you’d like it to look when it is in full bloom, framing your front walkway, the back deck, and just generally punctuating ...

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Gardening Tools

Easy Gardening: Pink Flowers

There are actually very few gardening tools you need, but certainly many that you can own to make the job easier! Spade Trowel Watering Can Hose …and you’re good to go! That is, ...

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Country Gardens

Country Gardens look stunning when blocks of bright colors are strewn throughout the landscape.

There’s nothing quite like country gardens, no matter what your perception of one might be. That’s why I’m so glad you’re finally here. To share your perspective and offer tips to new gardeners ...

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Gardening Virus

Tilling a Garden

No matter how it goes, well or poorly, you’ll never forget your first real foray into gardening. You’ll also never forget the devastation of your tender seedlings getting hit by frost. The first ...

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Grow Organic Herbs

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One of the best decisions made since I moved to the country is to grow organic herbs. I don’t know why, but food started tasting better to me since I left the city, ...

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