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How to Help Bees (Without the Work of Beekeeping)
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June 8, 2017
You know bees are vitally important, but you just don't have the free time to take up beekeeping. No worries,…
shade garden
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June 3, 2017
Your garden is flourishing except for that one patch that doesn't get much sun. Sound familiar? Here are ten suggestions…
5 Time-Tested Steps to Growing Perfectly Purple Eggplant
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May 30, 2017
You love it fresh from the grill and in baba ganoush. Yes, you know you love to eat eggplant, but…
plants that repel mosquitoes
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May 23, 2017
I hate mosquitoes. You hate mosquitoes. Everyone hates mosquitoes. They're not only annoying but dangerous. Grow fun garden plants that…
companion planting
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March 24, 2017
Just like you, your garden's veggies know the importance of good neighbors. Companion planting is important because it keeps friendly…
seed pots
March 13, 2017
Are you jonsing to get into your garden? Make your own upcycled or recycled seed pots to get ready for…
seed catalog
March 10, 2017
Seed catalogs can be inspiring and exciting, but the catalog jargon and choices can be overwhelming. Here are our tips…
cold frame
January 20, 2017
Don't let winter's chill deter your gardening. Learn how to build a cold frame to extend your gardening season and…
how to make a gourd birdhouse
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December 2, 2016
You're not the only one feeling the cold. Birds need a safe, dry home too. Learn how to make them…
how to grow vegetables indoors
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November 23, 2016
Temperatures are dropping and the snow may already be falling where you live, but that doesn't mean you can't garden.…