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Get Your Kids in the Garden!

Get Your Kids in the Garden!

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted May 19th, 2016

Encourage your children’s appreciation of the natural world by involving them in growing plants as soon as they can dig in the dirt.

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How to Garden in Compacted Soil

How to Garden in Compacted Soil

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted May 10th, 2016

Compacted soil may be starving your plants of the nutrients they need. Here’s what to do about it.

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Making the Most of a Small Space Garden

Making the Most of a Small Space Garden

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted April 26th, 2016

Even if you don’t have much growing space, you can still grow a lot of your own food using these space-saving strategies.

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Chaos in the Cole Crops – How to Control Cabbage Maggots

Chaos in the Cole Crops – How to Control Cabbage Maggots

By Jessica Dawe, Posted April 14th, 2016

Are your starters looking weak and wilted? One of the most common spring pests may be the cause.

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How to Control Cutworms in Your Garden

How to Control Cutworms in Your Garden

By Jessica Dawe, Posted April 12th, 2016

If your starters or transplants are being lopped off at the base, the likely culprit is cutworms.

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“Up, Down and All Around” – A Simple Way to Understand Fertilizers

“Up, Down and All Around” – A Simple Way to Understand Fertilizers

By Jessica Dawe, Posted April 4th, 2016

Do the numbers on garden fertilizer bags confuse you? This simple phrase is your key to understanding them.

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Where Do Bugs Spend the Winter?

Where Do Bugs Spend the Winter?

By Jessica Dawe, Posted January 8th, 2016

In winter they are vulnerable, which gives the gardener an advantage and an opportunity…

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The Early Salad: Five Underrated Greens You Can Eat in Winter and Early Spring

The Early Salad: Five Underrated Greens You Can Eat in Winter and Early Spring

By Shannon Cowan, Posted January 5th, 2016

A special satisfaction comes from drawing delicate salad greens from winter’s icy grip.

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Kale – the Workhorse of Your Winter Garden

Kale – the Workhorse of Your Winter Garden

By Shannon Cowan, Posted December 1st, 2015

If you only grow one winter crop, make it kale. Here are 10 reasons why.

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Healthy Hoses — Is Your Garden Hose Spewing Chemicals?

Healthy Hoses — Is Your Garden Hose Spewing Chemicals?

By Eartheasy.com, Posted June 4th, 2015

As chemical hazards go, a toxic garden hose is an easy fix.

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7 Reasons to Hand Water your Garden

7 Reasons to Hand Water your Garden

By Greg Seaman, Posted May 28th, 2015

Watering your garden by hand nurtures gardener and garden alike.

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How ‘Neonics’ Impact Bees and Your Garden

How ‘Neonics’ Impact Bees and Your Garden

By T.J. Blackman, Posted April 30th, 2015

“Far from protecting food productions, the use of neonics is threatening the very infrastructure which enables it.”

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Using Permaculture Principles to Enhance your Garden

Using Permaculture Principles to Enhance your Garden

By T.J. Blackman, Posted April 28th, 2015

Nature is patiently showing us what works if we only but listen.

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Gardening in a Changing Climate

Gardening in a Changing Climate

By Eartheasy, Posted April 16th, 2015

Many states have shifted at least 1 full zone on the Plant Hardiness Scale.

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Healing Gardens

Healing Gardens

By T.J. Blackman, Posted March 12th, 2015

Engaging all the senses to heal with nature.

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A City Woman’s Impressions on Starting a Farm

A City Woman’s Impressions on Starting a Farm

By T.J. Blackman, Posted March 3rd, 2015

My city friends said, “Oh my God you’re going to live like pioneers.”

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5 Things to Consider Before You Buy a Greenhouse

5 Things to Consider Before You Buy a Greenhouse

By Eartheasy, Posted February 19th, 2015

As our climate changes, a greenhouse brings stable growing conditions for gardeners.

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Fall is the Best time to Plant Garlic

Fall is the Best time to Plant Garlic

By Robin Jacobs, Posted November 4th, 2014

Fall planting gives garlic a crucial head-start. Plants will be stronger and bulbs will be bigger at harvest.

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7 Secrets for Successful Winter Composting

7 Secrets for Successful Winter Composting

By Greg Seaman, Posted November 4th, 2014

With a little preparation, you can have fresh finished compost ready for spring planting.

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10 Holiday Gift Ideas from Your Fall Harvest

10 Holiday Gift Ideas from Your Fall Harvest

By Greg Seaman, Posted October 1st, 2014

This holiday season, opt out of the frenzy before it even hits the calendar: your garden or market basket (plus a little ingenuity) provides a wrappable feast.

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