Grow Your Vegetable Garden All Year Round – Outside and In!

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The 2018 Garden Guide: Advice and Inspiration for the Modern Gardener

The Old Farmer’s Almanac’s all-new gardening annual features endless edibles, plants with pizzazz, front-yard foodscapes, guidance on planning a path, and more! As the weather begins to warm, gardeners are preparing for the bountiful and beautiful season ahead. This means selecting seeds, preparing the soil, and gathering their tools—including the newest edition of the Garden Guide, …

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Getting Ready for Spring Yard Work: Safety Tips to Remember

Alexandria, Va. – The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), an international trade association representing more than 100 power equipment, engine and utility vehicle manufacturers and suppliers, reminds home owners to keep safety in mind when getting out their spring lawn and garden equipment like lawn mowers, edgers, trimmers and more. “After a long winter, we know …

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Companion Planting: Fight Garden Pests and Increase Your Yields The Natural Way

It was warm outside yesterday.  Almost 60 Fahrenheit and it makes me itch to get into the garden.  When my girls were very small I turned my attention almost solely to vegetable gardening and left the flowers to a few leftover and neglected places on my property.  Not that I don’t like flowers, but knowing how …

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Do You Know How To “Read” A Garden?

Many of us, myself included, enjoy walking through gardens – large and small – just for the enjoyment of being in nature.  Seeing the plants grow and how meticulously a flower or vegetable garden bed has been laid out brings much joy.  Admittedly, I don’t know much about garden structure, history or even genealogy of …

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Straw Bale Solutions for Home, Garden and Community || Book Release

With less than a  month left before Spring officially begins it’s time to start thinking about creative ways to improve or begin your garden. The phenomenon that is Straw Bale Gardening continues with the March 20 publication of Straw Bale Solutions: Creative Tips for Growing Vegetables in Bales at Home, in Community Gardens, and around the …