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Spring Gardening: Your March To-Do List

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Well, it wasn't easy putting this list together for spring gardening while watching a snowstorm cover the fields this past week. We're coming off...

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 spring planting for a variety of cool...

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 snow. For others, the hot days are...

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 white stuff, but trust us, it is...

How To Storm-Proof Your Garden

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Spring is coming in just a couple of weeks, and thoughts begin to turn to warmer weather. Unfortunately, warmer weather also means excessive rain,...

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 in 1843 as a celebration of spring...

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 lingered right into Spring, and we've found...

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 you’re in, you might even be seeing...

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 yards, patios, and balconies provide just enough...

Should You Use Commercial Plant Foods?

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Your personal garden is a monument that you manifest from your own two hands. How you decide to nurture and cultivate it is all...

It’s Cow Chip Day! So Celebrate the Joys of Manure…

National Cow Chip Day isn't some kind of big secret. This important national holiday, celebrated on April 19th is usually marked by all kinds...

How To Grow Garlic

April 19th is National Garlic Day! The good news is that garlic certainly deserves that kind of recognition. The bad news is that National...

How to Plant Your First Garden

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Gardening is without a doubt one of the best activities you can participate in. That's because it's not only good for the body, but the...

Seeding! Over-Seeding! Sodding!

No matter how good a shape your lawn is in, you may find it necessary to seed it to fill in bare spots or...

Netting and Garden Fabrics for Protecting Your Plants!

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Tired of pesky animals and birds getting into the garden and ruining the crop? There are simple, non-toxic techniques that can be used to...

5 Great Ways to Get Your Kids Involved in Gardening

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Who said children can’t enjoy gardening too? There are a lot of ways parents can spice up this mundane activity so that the whole...

The Key To Growing Great Garlic

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Growing garlic can be ridiculously easy if you know just a little bit about what you are doing and how to care for growing...

3 Citrus Fruit Peel uses in the Garden

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Whenever we eat citrus fruits, we are so accustomed to just throwing out the peels afterwards. However, did you know that instead of tossing...

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