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10 Green Gifts for Gardeners

10 Green Gifts for Gardeners

By Nicole Price-Morin, Posted December 8th, 2016

Useful and beneficial gifts for the greenest of thumbs.

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Is Healthy, Vibrant Soil a Solution for Climate Change?

Is Healthy, Vibrant Soil a Solution for Climate Change?

By Nicole Price-Morin, Posted November 29th, 2016

An interview with Ryan Wirick, documentary filmmaker.

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How to be Successful Growing Vegetables Inside This Winter

How to be Successful Growing Vegetables Inside This Winter

By Nicole Price-Morin, Posted November 10th, 2016

Cultivating vegetables in the off-season isn’t as hard as you think.

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How to Grow Amaryllis Bulbs and Other Seasonal Favorites

How to Grow Amaryllis Bulbs and Other Seasonal Favorites

By Nicole Price-Morin, Posted November 3rd, 2016

Amaryllis, poinsettias, and other holiday plants continue to warm our hearts and grace our tables. Learn how to care for them and make them last.

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Use Autumn Leaves to Keep Your Composter Working through Winter

Use Autumn Leaves to Keep Your Composter Working through Winter

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted October 13th, 2016

Once kids are done jumping in your leaf piles, haul some over to the compost for successful winter composting.

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Ten Ways to Prepare Your Garden for Winter

Ten Ways to Prepare Your Garden for Winter

By Shannon Cowan, Posted October 4th, 2016

These fall garden tips will pre-empt spring’s heavy lifting….

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How to Grow Your Own Garlic

How to Grow Your Own Garlic

By Shannon Cowan, Posted August 31st, 2016

Enjoy the ease of growing garlic while warding off tomb robbers, vampires, and the Plague…

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Saving Seed From Your Garden

Saving Seed From Your Garden

By Shannon Cowan, Posted August 29th, 2016

Preserve quality seed for self-reliant vegetable growing…

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Mulch Your Garden to Beat the Heat

Mulch Your Garden to Beat the Heat

By Shannon Cowan, Posted July 28th, 2016

Adding an organic layer to your vegetable garden also saves water and reduces your work load…

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How to Trellis Tomatoes for Maximum Yield

How to Trellis Tomatoes for Maximum Yield

By Shannon Cowan, Posted July 19th, 2016

Keep your homegrown tomato plants off the ground to encourage a bountiful harvest.

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12 Nutritious Edible Weeds

12 Nutritious Edible Weeds

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted July 14th, 2016

Those garden weeds you’re pulling may belong in your next meal rather than the compost pile.

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5 Beneficial Garden Insects and How to Attract Them

5 Beneficial Garden Insects and How to Attract Them

By Jessica Dawe, Posted June 9th, 2016

Gardeners who confuse good insects with the bad may unwittingly eliminate the very helpers they need in the garden.

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An Abundance of Aphids

An Abundance of Aphids

By Jessica Dawe, Posted May 26th, 2016

This most common of garden insect pests can be controlled without using pesticides.

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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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