5 Tips to Efficiently Water Your Garden

Water is a precious resource, and just like people need water to thrive, so do your plants. While watering plants is essential, there are ways to use the …
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3 Ideas to Keep the Bunnies Off Your Plants

With options ranging from nutritious green beans to filling potatoes, planting a garden is a great way to stock your home with delicious and fresh food. But …
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Take Time to Fertilize Now for a Healthy Spring Lawn

After surviving the heat and burning rays of the summer sun, your lawn is probably relishing the excellent growing conditions provided by the fall …
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How To Prepare Your Lawn For Fall Reseeding

Fall is the best time to reseed your lawn because the seeds will have a chance to collect all of the necessary nutrients over the winter for rich growth in the …
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How Gardeners Haul Plants, Mulch, and More

With major spring projects coming up soon, it's a good time to bring up the rarely mentioned but extremely common problem known to all passionate gardeners:  …
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See What's Coming Soon to Garden Centers

January is the perfect time to attend the Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS), known as the "Masterpiece of Trade Shows."  It's the public's chance to chat …
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New-Garden Challenges, Part 2: Poor Soil

  In my new garden, bad soil lurks beneath the mulch   Filling up empty space may be the most obvious challenge in creating a new garden, but surely the …
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My Solution to the Dilemma of Garden-Glove Storage

I once collected all my gardening gloves in one place to try to put pairs together and generally sort out the mess.  The result, photo right, included:
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How to Make Pavers for Your Garden

DIYers and bargain-hunters, did you know that for as little as 30 cents each you can make very cool pavers for your garden?   You might have seen expensive …
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Fascinating Seed Companies of Homestead Gardens Now Is the Time!

    Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  Each of the smaller seed  seed companies (no selling to big box stores) started somewhere and usually …
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Gardening is Child's Play!

Child's Play Is there anything more fun for child than planting a garden from seed and watching with eager anticipation for the very first shoots to appear?
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Sumi's Picks for Pruning Tools

 
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