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Lawns & Gardens

5 Plants You Can Grow from Your Garbage!

Instead of throwing out the undesirable ends of freshly chopped organic veggies, why not put them to use! Americans throw away billions of dollars of food every year, so get the most for your money. M…

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Gardening: What to Do in June

Pondering what to do in your garden in June? Finally, now that the weather is reliably warm, we can move into summer gardening! Itís safe to plant tropicals and your warm weather vegetables (tomat…

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How 2,4-D Hurts Pets & Wildlife

Dowís Enlist Duo threatens household pets and other animals. Pets, farm animals and wild animals donít know when and where a weed killer has been applied.† They wander into 2,4-D-sprayed corn and soyb…

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No-Streak Non-Toxic DIY Glass Cleaner

Ok, I'm late to the party this spring. Between weird weather, allergies and an exceptionally busy Green Diva Studio schedule, I just haven't had the pull to be outside playing much yet this spring. So…

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Growing Tomatoes

Nothing says summer like fresh, homegrown tomatoes. And nothing can be more disappointing than seeing your tomatoes split and devoured by pests. While there's no 100% guarantee that plants will gro…

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15 Brilliant Uses for Vegetable Oil

From cleaning jewelry to perfectly-measured ingredients, read on for some of the most interesting ways to use this pantry staple. Have a favorite use of your own? Let us know in the comments! Earli…

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3 Steps To Fighting Climate Change In The Garden

Since starting my family 7 years ago, Iíve chosen to protect my children by ensuring their food is safe to eat. After all, itís those small bodies that are most at risk from these toxins. From lettuce…

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WARNING: Do NOT Plant This. Ever!

Japanese barberry. Whether or not you know its name, you've probably seen it before. After all, it's one of the most widely used ornamental plants in the U.S. If you have a yard, there's a good chance…

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6 Steps to Perfect Compost

Left with an abundance of yard/garden waste and food scraps? Environmentally minded? In need of some free fertilizer for your lawn, garden or houseplants? Then itís time to get decayingÖ or rather com…

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Bee-Killing Pesticide More Dangerous Than Previously Believed

The decade-long debate over the safety of neonicotinoid ("neonics") may be coming to an end. New developments from around the world demonstrate that these pesticides are not only a threat to bees, but…

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