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Companion Planting Tips and Tricks

Companion Planting – the practice of combining mutually beneficial plants together in the garden – is something that’s been used for centuries, but as more and more gardeners become aware of the need to reduce pesticides, it continues to gain popularity. Here are just a few examples of common companion planting combinations. Herbs are great […]

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Good Garden Reads

As those of us in cold climates can only dream of the warmth of the summer sun and those in warmer climates are beginning to tackle their early spring gardening projects, we thought our readers may enjoy hearing about a few our favorite gardening books – both old and new. Container Theme Gardens is one […]

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Fall Pruning Do’s and Don’ts

Autumn is the time of year when many of us are tempted to do some serious pruning to reduce a plant’s size, remove dead wood or simply as part of the fall cleanup process. However, it’s important to know what should be pruned at this time of year, and what shouldn’t. As you’ll see, it’s […]

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Fall Gardening Quick Tips

As summer comes to a close in many parts of the country, it’s a good time to take note of what worked this year, what didn’t work, what you’d like to move (or toss), what you’d like to add, and so much more. It’s also time to start the tedious process of putting your garden […]

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