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weeds

Weeds Aren’t All Bad, But Do Need To Be Controlled

Eons ago, the first humans learned to drop seeds into the ground to grow plants for food, for beauty and for fiber. We’ve come a long way developing what plants we grow and how we grow them. And throughout all this time, weeds have tagged along.

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Gardening Success Means Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Much of gardening is learned by trial and error, for many, mostly error. lanting a shade-lover in full sun isn’t likely to breed success, nor is letting your emotions run rampant at the nursery.

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A Tomato Lover’s 7 Tips For Growing Them Big

Tomatoes are not only my favorite backyard crop, they’re also the most popular among American home gardeners.

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8 Nostalgic Garden Flowers Worth Revisiting For Charm, Aroma

In Thornton Wilder’s 1938 play, Our Town, heliotrope flowers connect two sets of characters who gather to inhale their intoxicating scent in the moonlight. Heliotropes, then common, are, indeed, wonderfully fragranced. Yet somehow, they’ve fallen out of favor in American gardens.

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Creative Ways To Enjoy Gardening This Fall

When the weather starts to cool down, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the fall gardening season, both indoors and out. All it takes is a little creativity and the right plants.

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Garden: Start Now To Get Another Growing Season

The same hot weather that brings out the best in tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, and other summer vegetables makes spinach, lettuce, peas, and other cool-weather vegetables tough and bitter.

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