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The Three Best Spring Gardening Apps for the iPhone

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The spring gardening season is right around the corner, so why not start downloading new gardening apps to your iPhone that are designed specifically...

What To Look For When Buying Plants

Plants can make you feel happy when nothing else can. They have the ability to heal, bring people together and feed a nation. The...

Facts About Plant Fertilizer And Nutrients For Your Garden

It takes a lot of effort to cultivate a healthy garden, and understanding the intricate ways of using key ingredients will make this task...

How to Choose the Right Garden Pavers

Designing a beautiful garden takes quite an effort. There are so many things to consider when showcasing your garden. Will the neighbors like it?...

Hidden Side Effects of Chemical Weed Killers

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Of course as gardeners, we know that when there are weeds in our backyard we must employ chemical killers. That's because the spread of...

How to Grow Citrus Trees

Photo via FlickrOne of the biggest misconceptions people have about growing citrus trees is that they are...

Spring Gardening: Your March To-Do List

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Photo by Aaron BurdenWell, it wasn't easy putting this list together for spring gardening while watching...

Cool Season Crops: March Can Be The Best Month (Or Last...

There are some areas of the country where winters are mild, and January marks the beginning of...

Back to the Hose! When And Where To Wisely Water The...

For some of us out there, hello, Zone 3 gardeners! The ground's pretty wet just from the...

Springtime Gardening: The Basics

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A few of us are still looking out the window and seeing a big pile of the...

How To Storm-Proof Your Garden

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Photo by Mila YoungSpring is coming in just a couple of weeks, and thoughts begin to...

10 Best Trees For Your Home or Garden

Photo via FlickrCall us old-fashioned, but we planted some trees this Arbor Day. Now here's our shopping...

March 31st is Tater Day, And We’re Getting Ready with Sweet...

In Benton, Kentucky each year, locals celebrate an age-old tradition called Tater Day. Tater Day was started...

Cabbage Makes For Good Spring Planting & Even Better Eating!

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As a cool-season vegetable, cabbage is best grown in Spring and Fall. This year, however, Fall has...

Winning Flower Combinations for Your Spring Garden

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Can you feel it? Spring is in the air, and depending on what part of the country...

Planting and Dividing Perennials: Now’s The Time!

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Photo by Eddy BoomIt's getting to be the last call for planting perennials! That's the kind...

Which Insects to Buy and Let Loose in your Garden

They let 72,000 ladybugs loose in the Mall of America! That was a pretty good idea. We...

Growing Berries In Raised Beds

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Berries are amazing, but unfortunately, they tend to be expensive in stores. Luckily, it’s not too hard to grow berries in your backyard, and with...

Container Gardening In Small Spaces

You don't need a large yard to start your dream garden. There are many cases where small...

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