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Ten Culinary Herbs to Grow and Dry This Summer

Ten Culinary Herbs to Grow and Dry This Summer

By Shannon Cowan, Posted April 28th, 2016

Want to save money and increase the quality of your meals? Start with herbs…

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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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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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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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If Ogunquit Can Quit Pesticides, So Can We

If Ogunquit Can Quit Pesticides, So Can We

By Eartheasy, Posted March 31st, 2015

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change the world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead

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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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6 Unexpected Health Benefits of Gardening

6 Unexpected Health Benefits of Gardening

By Robin Jacobs, Posted September 19th, 2014

Sure, that succulent produce improves your diet by leaps and bounds… But your endless labor of love may also strengthen you in some surprising ways.

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How to Use Bats for Natural, Non-toxic Mosquito Control

How to Use Bats for Natural, Non-toxic Mosquito Control

By Eartheasy.com, Posted July 29th, 2014

With new mosquito-borne diseases in the US, these wild and mysterious allies provide safer solutions than poisonous sprays.

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Teaching My Child How to Garden: Summer Progress

Teaching My Child How to Garden: Summer Progress

By Robin Jacobs, Posted July 7th, 2014

Inch by inch, row by row… Can the quiet growth of plants hold a kid’s interest for the long weeks of watering, weeding, and waiting?

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Teaching My Child How to Garden – Getting Started

Teaching My Child How to Garden – Getting Started

By Robin Jacobs, Eartheasy.com, Posted June 2nd, 2014

Everyday miracles happen when we invite playful work and wonder into the garden.

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Edible Perennials: Building Your Personal ‘Food Forest’

Edible Perennials: Building Your Personal ‘Food Forest’

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 14th, 2014

Once established, perennial veggies and berries keep on giving year after year.

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How to Prepare Your Asparagus Bed for Spring

How to Prepare Your Asparagus Bed for Spring

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 4th, 2014

A well maintained asparagus bed may produce for 25 years!

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