Growing Gourds with Joy

Wednesday, March 31st, 2021
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Gourds are arguably the most versatile plants you can grow. They are not often eaten (there isn’t enough ‘meat’ on them to make it worth it) but these uniquely shaped and textured vegetables have been used for centuries to fashion tools, dishes, utensils and even rattles for children.  In today’s world it …

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Starting Veggie Seeds Indoors

Tuesday, February 9th, 2021
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The most rewarding aspect of starting seeds indoors is the plethora of choices! You’d never find the variety of tomatoes, lettuces, onions and so many other garden favorites if you’re only shopping for plants in-season. There are plenty of other benefits too, ranging from cost (seeds are cheap!), harvest time, …

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A Lot to Love about Love in a Mist

Tuesday, January 26th, 2021
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We selected Love in a Mist as February 2021’s flower of the month for good reason: you’ll easily fall in love with it! With its wispy, lace-like foliage, this wildflower helps give Nigella damascena its romantic name – Love in a Mist. The name was earned because the lovely blooms …

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Best Practices for Pollinator Gardening

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020
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Plant a habitat in your back yard. Worldwide, approximately 1,000 plants grown for food, beverages, fibers, spices and medicines need to be pollinated by animals in order to produce the goods on which we depend. By planting gardens designed to attract and sustain pollinators, you’re supporting a healthy ecosystem. Pollinators …

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4 Ways To Preserve Your Fall Harvest

Monday, September 28th, 2020
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After a long season of planting, watering, weeding, mulching, pest control, harvesting and more—the last thing you want is any of your harvest to go to waste. After all, you worked hard to get the greatest yield possible and wasted veggies is no way to end a growing season. So, …

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Off With Their Heads! Deadheading FAQs

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
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In true Halloween spirit, we racked our minds for the spookiest gardening topics. Sure, carnivorous plants are plenty spooky, but that subject appears on every gardening blogs towards the end of October. Then it clicked, one thing that happens to every flower, unfortunately, is that they will eventually die. In …

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