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8 Colorful Garden Flowers to Sow in Summer

By Ramon Gonzalez, TreeHugger By late summer, many of your favorite annual flowers start to burn out as the plants complete their lifecycle and go to seed. But you can extend the parade of color …

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Use Edible Flowers for Extra Elegance

When it comes to a meal, flowers are typically used as a centerpiece to make the table more inviting. With edible flowers, you can use these pretty plants to add color and even flavor to the meals you…

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Green Manure Crops

Keeping your gardens covered with green manure crops is an excellent way to keep your soil healthy in between growing seasons, as it helps to control the weeds and protects the soil. Sun and heavy…

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So going to plant some of these.....Thanks:)

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