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10 Plants that Will Thrive in Your Vertical Garden

Planting a vertical garden is a wonderful way to make the most of limited outdoor space. A small backyard or a balcony can be transformed into a thriving fruit and vegetable patch. Beyond their space-…

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12 Urban Gardening Resources for All Kinds of Spaces

Do you live in a city but want to grow your own food? We've rounded up urban gardening tips and ideas to help you make the most of your space! Growing a garden in an urban setting presents some uni…

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All About Artichokes

Artichokes don’t often make it on the easiest-to-grow or easiest-to-prepare lists of gardeners and foodies. But that doesn’t mean they’re not well worth growing and/or bringing into your kitchen. They…

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Offbeat Gardening: 10 Creative Container Ideas

It might seem a little bit early to start planning an outdoor garden, but spring is really not too far off! Now's the time to start that garden from seed, and while you're at it, why not do a little f…

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Get a Jump Start on the Growing Season!

With a new year just around the corner, I'm willing to bet that some of you are making resolutions and gearing up for the great year ahead. Part of those preparations may include planning your spri…

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How to Grow 4 Different Types of Berries

Perennial berries offer tasty backyard treats year after year. Berries are versatile, in that they’re great fresh, in baked goods, dried, frozen, and as jam or preserves. If you have growing space eit…

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4 Ideas for Your Summer Goals List

Instead of waiting for a new year, I like to set seasonal goals for my life. With each season comes renewal, so it’s the perfect opportunity. Care to join me? Here are some ideas for goals you can add…

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A Natural Approach to Gardening

If you’re interested in growing some of your own food, consider these simple ways to keep your methods of fertilizing, managing common pests, and watering your garden more natural and sustainable. …

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How to Grow Great Tomatoes

Ahh, tomatoes … that summer garden favorite many of us love to grow — and, especially, to eat. Homegrown tomatoes not only taste better than store-bought, but they’re also much healthier. Whether you’…

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Toxic Waste in Fertilizers?

In case you needed another reason to avoid conventional fertilizers, you can add that they may contain toxic waste to the list. EPA regulations allow fertilizer manufacturers to use fly ash which c…

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