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At Summer’s End, Indoor Plants Need Attention Too

As summer winds down, we tend to focus on enjoying the last of the season’s harvests, clearing away spent plants and planning next year’s garden. But indoor plants need our attention now, too.

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Gardening Doesn’t Stop Just Because It’s Fall: Some Tips

As summer turns to fall, the garden may seem to fade into the background. But there’s still plenty of action going on underground, so this is no time to rest.

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How To Save Vegetable Seeds For Next Year

Many of the vegetables we grow in our gardens produce seeds, which, if harvested and stored correctly, have the potential to grace us with free plants. And late summer is the perfect time to start collecting them. 

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How To Plan Now For Cold-Season Crops

If you missed out on growing a summer vegetable garden — or are enjoying homegrown produce right now and would like to extend your bounty, it’s time to start planning. 

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Garden Sitters Save The Day During Summer

The season has come when many home gardeners, their numbers booming since the pandemic began, are being rewarded with fully matured, ready-to-pick vegetables and flowers. It’s also vacation season, and this summer travel is back.

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How To Take Your Garden And Yard Back From The Mosquitoes

Life comes with lots of little annoyances, few of them littler or more annoying than mosquitoes. Just about everyone who spends any time outdoors will be bothered by the bloodsucking party poopers at one point or another.

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