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Grow Your Own Spring Herb Garden

Indoors or outdoors, there are many ways to grow your own fresh herbs. Take advantage of the early Spring weather and start planting your garden today.

04/27/2014

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Homeowners Ready For Some Much Needed Spring Projects

A long, ferocious winter is finally behind us, and now it’s time to get the yard primed for one of the most anticipated summers in recent memory.

04/21/2014

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Warmer Weather Couldn’t Get Here Soon Enough For Green Thumbs

The snow, the wind, the ice, has left gardeners with broken branches, layers of leaves, and a muddy mess in low-lying areas, but for those who love to toil in the soil it’s fun waiting to be had.

03/22/2014

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Despite Frozen Ground, Start Thinking About Some Crops Now

So you bought some seeds from one of those glossy seed catalogs. But the ground is still frozen. Now what?

02/11/2014

Cherry Blossom Festival

2nd Annual Love Your Park Week Offers Plethora Of Events For All

Saturday marks the last day for festivities at the 2nd Annual Love Your Park Week, but there are still plenty of activities going on at more than 25 parks.

05/18/2013

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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Be Temperate About Starting Your Garden Now, Horticulture Expert Advises

Sally McCabe, project manager for the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s “Garden Tenders” program, says gardeners can begin putting in their cool season crops now.

04/11/2013

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Composting 101: How To Avoid Gnats & Rats

Despite its green reputation, is composting more costly than it’s worth?

04/03/2013

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Health: Flower Power

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the benefits of flowers, and how they’re actually helping local patients get better.

03/04/2013

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10 Tips To Winterize Your Lawn And Garden

Autumn days may be full of falling leaves and crisp weather, but it is also a time to prep your lawn for winter.

11/01/2012

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Volunteers Wanted For Gardening At Ambler Arboretum

On Tuesdays from 9:00 to Noon, gardeners at every level of experience – including none – are welcome to come learn about Ambler Arboretum’s collection, as you join with other volunteers to help take care of the plants.

09/25/2012

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Local Expert Says It Is Never To Dry To Start Planting Your Garden

Spring has sprung early – we know that – but it’s also been very dry. So what does that mean for those digging in their garden?

04/08/2012

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Sprouting An Indoor Vegetable Garden In Philadelphia

Follow these tips and resources so your family can have freshly grown vegetables at home.

04/04/2012

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Miniature Gardening

Learn how to make your own miniature garden with Giverny Gardens.

03/27/2012

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Preparing For Spring Planting? Consider Extending Your Growing Season

With seed catalogues arriving in area mailboxes, gardeners are starting to think about planting season. An Ottsville, Bucks County expert gardener says this might also be a time to think about extending your growing season.

02/27/2012

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