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How to Make Wine Cork Mulch 2 Ways

Are you a wine cork hoarder like I am? Here’s how to make mulch using your stash of wine corks and which sort works best. Before I walk you through how to make mulch, it’s important that you choos…

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5 Tips For a Water-Saving Veggie Garden

By Ramon Gonzalez, TreeHugger Across the various social media sites that I use, gardeners have been talking about the drought, and what it means for their gardens and what plants they will grow i…

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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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What to Do With Dead Leaves

by Jordan Laio for Networx It's the middle of January, and here in Southern California, a few of our ornamental trees are changing colors and others are dropping their leaves. Interestingly, …

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15 Creative Ways to Recycle and Reuse (2 videos)

You probably put glass, plastic, and tin cans in the recycle box to be carted away. You may take plastic bags back to the grocery store. But have you thought of the 15 ideas in these two videos? …

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3 Easy Steps to Put a Garden to Bed

When a local gardener extraordinaire, Julianne, was asked how to put the garden to bed in the easiest way possible for that special person who has very little time, she said, “Oh, it is easy! It just …

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