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30 Health Benefits of Herbs and Spices

Spices
Spices and herbs have been part of most traditional diets since forever and that's not just because they add a lot of flavor to...

25 Health Benefits of Fruit

bol of fruit
We all know that fruit is delicious, but many people underestimate the health benefits of fruit and that they contain too much sugar. Fruit...

55 Health Benefits of Vegetables

Greenhouse Vegetables
If you're like most people, your mother frequently told you to "eat your vegetables". We all know that they are good for our health,...

How Snow is Good For Your Garden

Winter seems to be something that is scary for some gardeners. Although the snow can cause havoc on some plants, it could be a...

Greenhouses 101 – Grow Year Round!

Greenhouse tips
Having fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs available throughout the year is very convenient. It results in less gas needed to run to the store...

How to Prepare Rose Gardens for Winter

care for roses
It’s that time of year again when the cold is settling in all around us. Having your car covered in snow is bad, so...

10 Best Seed Catalogs to Prepare for Spring

Sprouting Seeds
It’s that time again when you need to plan for your gardening season. What will you plant and what quality of seed will you...

7 Smart Gardening Resolutions for the New Year

Sitting Garden
Make this the year of gardening success! It doesn't matter whether you're an experienced gardener or a novice, almost anyone can successfully start and maintain...

Cold Weather Veggies

winter vegetables
Cold weather calls for some good hardy vegetables that can get you through the winter and give you that warm seasonal feeling. There are...

Christmas Tree Recycling After Christmas

Fir Tree
You took the time to pick out the perfect tree for you and your family to enjoy over the holiday season, so why would...

How To Prevent Garden Over-Fertilization

Over fertilized plant
All gardeners want to see healthy plants growing in their garden. When plants don’t grow as we had hoped for, the most commonly made...

Best Affordable Hydroponic Systems

Just because it's cold outside or you have limited space, it doesn't mean that your gardening must be put on hold. Hydroponic systems allow...

Creating and Using a Garden Journal

How to Start a Garden Journal “It’s not even spring yet and you’re already talking about that pile of stuff I call my garden journal?”...

Stunning DIY Winter Tablescapes

winter tablescapes
If you’re hosting any part of the holidays, be it Christmas Eve dinner or brunch with your closest friends, your guests will feel most...

2018 Top Gardening Trends

Garden Wall
Understanding trends in gardening can be a great way to get new and creative ideas for your gardening activities. These trends highlight new gardening...

Hydroponic Gardening: Past, Present and Future

Hydroponic Gardening Hydroponic gardening may sound like a futuristic idea but it is not. It is part of hydroculture, the practice of growing plants only...

Everything You Need to Know About Poinsettias

poinsettias
Interesting facts about Poinsettias Contrary to popular belief, poinsettias are not poisonous to humans. A study showed that a fifty pound child would need to...

Delightful Daisy Facts – Symbolism, Food, Health and Gardening

Everybody loves daisies, they are one of the most pretty and recognizable flowers that ever bloomed. Giving birth to poetry, songs, and a once popular...

Winter is Coming: 4 Fall and Winter Lawn Care Tips

fallen leaves
The colder months are quickly approaching so it is vital to start preparing your lawn for this change in the weather. By closely following...

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