Tag Archive | "gardening"

flowers, garden, fall

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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seeds

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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root vegetables, crops

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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birds

What’s A Garden Without Birds? Create Habitat So They Thrive

As I write this, I can hear a cardinal trilling in the backyard. I don’t have to look out the open window to confirm the source of the sounds that come through it; I’ve come to recognize the songs and their singers.

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vegetables, garden

Start Harvesting Your Garden Vegetables Now, And Keep It Going

One of the biggest mistakes gardeners make is not starting to harvest their vegetable gardens early enough. 

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watering, drought

Tips For Growing A Healthy Garden During Drought

Many people try to save water just to do the right thing. But when serious drought hits, and state and local governments enforce restrictions, water conservation becomes non-negotiable.

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