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8 Winter Gardening Projects

For those of us in much of the country, it will be a few months before we can be out digging in the dirt. But that doesn’t mean all thoughts of gardening need to be put on hold, or that you can’t get a few chores done before spring arrives. Those living in warmer climates […]

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Seed Starting Part 2

Transplanting Seedlings and Getting Them Garden Ready So you got through the first step…you planted your seeds for your spring garden. If you followed the steps in part one of this post, by now your seedlings should be growing and thriving. Now it is necessary to transplant them out of their tiny egg carton homes. […]

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Seed Starting Part 1

If you are like me, the first signs of an impending Spring send me grabbing my seed catalogs and gathering tools, ready to get a jumpstart on the gardening season. Depending on your climate, for many cold-hardy vegetables, March is the perfect time to get growing. Seed starting indoors is a great way to extend […]

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Earth Day Tips from our Readers!

During our recent Labor Saving Garden Tips contest, we received loads of helpful  tips from our readers, many of which involved using recycled products.   Whether you’re new to gardening or an experienced gardener, you’re sure to find something helpful here. Shelley Button is using and sharing her horse manure and we particularly like her idea […]

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Spring Clean and Save Money on Garden Prep

Before heading out for garden supplies this spring, shop your pantry, closets, garage and attic. Repurpose common household items and save money as you declutter.  Some ideas: Yogurt containers Stack two or three of the same size and drill or punch three holes in the bottoms. Add potting mix, a few seeds and some more […]

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