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If you’re off on Monday and haven’t made plans to volunteer yet, why not lend a hand at a garden?
Keeping and sharing seeds not only saves you money, it helps to preserve and propagate plants, and also connects us to our past, future, and to one another.
Walking on, driving over, or just dragging the trash can across your lawn in winter, can seriously injure your grass!
By Phran Novelli PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Ahhh….a garden that plants itself. If that sounds good to you too, head to the Mt. Cuba Center in Hockessin, Delaware this Saturday for a short course about the […]
If you made a New Year’s resolution or are just looking for something to do, why not take a class or two to learn more about gardening?
The Pennsylvania Farm Show is fun for all ages and a fabulous demonstration of all the great stuff that grows here.
If you grew cucumbers you pickled this summer, enjoy a few as you toast to 2015 and you’ll feel better in the morning.
Before getting rid of your Christmas tree, save those scented needles to fill little pillows, block drafts or pad pet beds and help them smell good.
You know when it snows and you suddenly have wet gloves and hats that need to dry? That’s when you need a mitten tree…or at least a branch.
In Sweden, a magical little figure known as Tomten is said to take care of farms and keep all the critters and children safe. I could use his help in my garden.
So many of the glass, plastic, and metal baubles we decorate with indoors are inspired by Nature. And all the critters are celebrating the season as well.
Need a gift idea? There’s a new book by a local author who has helped a lot of gardeners like me see how smart it is to use more native plants.
Hand sanitizer is a handy, not greasy, way to get sticky sap off and you can keep a teensy bottle in your pocket or glove box.
Stores are full of gifts made with natural materials, but you can make a lot of them yourself with things in your garden.
Buying boughs of holly and holly berries by the bunch gets sort of spendy. It’s easy to grow your own.