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Gardening Tips

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‘Dead’ Flowers May Extend The Life Of Your Garden

Maybe you don’t want to dead-head or clean up everything in your garden after all. And, conveniently, certain plants are better left alone.

08/13/2014

Summer Garden

Tips for Preparing Your Vegetable Garden This Summer

Are you considering growing your own vegetables to save money and eat healthier? Growing a garden takes some advanced planning, as well as a great deal of time, patience and effort. Utilize these 10 helpful tips to prepare your garden and make it flourish.

05/13/2013

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A Gardener’s Gift

Gardeners are good at sharing. They share flowers, plants and clippings – and some things simply rooted in kindness.

04/16/2013

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Big Pots Don’t Have To Be Heavy

If you’re not planting a tree or shrub in your pot, but just annuals like lots of us do, then you don’t need soil that’s two or three feet deep! Here’s a trick.

06/12/2012

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Let Full Sun Shine On Plants That Need It

When you see it says on a plant label that something needs ‘full sun,’ what does that mean?

03/20/2012

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Local Curator Offers Tips For Early Spring Gardening

The official start of spring comes next week – but one look around your neighborhood and chances are someone is already working in the garden. But there are some DOs and DON’Ts for this early spring.

03/15/2012

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Caring For Plants While You’re Away

Here are some tips to help your plants survive while you are away.

06/20/2011

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Gardening Lessons Of A Sort

Even if you never grow anything from seeds, you can learn a lot about plants by helping out at the Hardy Plant Society Seed Exchange Workshops.

01/17/2011

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