What to Plant Now for a Fall Harvest

Summer is flying by and it’s already time to start sowing crops for a fall harvest! Growing a fall garden will let you squeeze more out of your space and enjoy …
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Fall Planting Preparation

The cooler days of fall are a welcome respite after the heat of summer. What you do in your garden now can set you up for a successful fall harvest and spring …
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Watering: How Much is Enough?

Watering can make or break your gardening success. Too much and the plants drown. Not enough and they turn to a crisp. Here’s what you need to know about …
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How to Plant a Pizza Garden

You don’t have to live on a farm to grow your own food. A new trend called food-scaping combines edible gardening and landscaping to maximize beauty and …
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Be an Edible Garden Guru

There are so many benefits to growing your own food, from increased flavor to taking control of what your food is exposed to. Plus, anyone can do it! 
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5 Tips to Help Plants Survive Your Vacation

Summertime often means going on vacation, taking trips and spending extended periods of time away from home.  If you’re an avid gardener this can spell trouble.
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7 Plants Native to Maryland

Why “grow native?” Native plants have evolved with a region’s climate and unique features for thousands of years. This makes them especially well-suited to …
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Planting a Cut Flower Garden

A bouquet of flowers is a wonderful way to freshen up any room and make it feel warm and inviting. But don’t just take our word for it: The University of North …
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5 Exotic Flower Varieties

When you think of flower gardens your mind probably jumps to familiar, favorite plants such as the roses your grandmother always grew, or daffodils and peonies …
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 5 Mistakes Every New Gardener Makes

Taking on a new project can be both exciting and frustrating. Sometimes everything will go smoothly the first time you try something but more often than not …
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Create a Cottage-Style Garden This Spring

Many people adore cottage gardens for their rustic charm and fairytale-like style. As cottage gardens often have the appearance of having taken years of …
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A Bittersweet End to Outdoor Gardening Season

It’s been a wet one hasn't it! Record rainfall levels and days upon days of lingering results. Since spring we have battled powdery mildew and fungus levels to …
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