gardening

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    How to make footprint stepping stones

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    There is just something so darling about little footprints -- especially when they belong to your babies! Decorate your home and...
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    Get started in the garden

    Whether you've dabbled in gardening before or your only experience with plants is the plastic kind that have been in your...
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    5 Tech-free things to do in your backyard

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    Craving some tech-free family time? Head into the backyard for these five fun tech-free things to do.
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    Kid-friendly gardening projects

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    There's nothing better than fresh air and dirt to help create childhood memories.Why not get outside for some kid-friendly gardening...
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    Ways to Water

    Although it seems like the simplest part of gardening , watering is a critical task that relates directly to your garden's...
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    Genetically Engineered Seeds

    One of the great debates in agriculture today is the use of genetically engineered seeds .  Let's look at the pros and cons.
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    Canning Basics

    As some of our spring planting becomes ready to harvest, you'll need to find a way to store all those fresh veggies until you're...
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    Garden Shade Cloth

    Just like people outside working in the garden, fruits and vegetables can get sunburned .  Some areas of the country, especially...
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    Snap 'n Shape

    You throw your heart into your vegetable garden. Everything in your garden is grown with love, but wouldn't it be fun if the fruits...
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    6 Eco-friendly landscaping tips

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    Saving the environment can start in your own backyard when you discover how to landscape with an eco-friendly design that will go...
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    Crop Rotation

    Crop rotation is a system of deciding which vegetables to plant in your garden and where to plant them from one year to the next....
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    Organize Your Garden Shed

    If you're like most gardeners, if you're not actually outdoors digging in the dirt, you're probably tooling around in your shed ,...
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    Self-Watering Containers

    If you're a bit of a "black thumb" or have a vast collection of container gardens that take forever to water, self-watering...
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    Blossom-End Rot

    Blossom-end rot is a fruit disorder that affects members of the nightshade family, especially tomatoes, eggplants and peppers....
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    5 Spring backyard maintenance tips

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    Was yard work the last thing on your mind this winter? Then bring spring cleaning outdoors and get your backyard in order! From lawn...
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    Signs of Over-Fertilizing

    As plants grow, they require occasional nutrient boosts from fertilizer to keep them going strong and healthy. But more is not...
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    DIY Compost Tumbler

    Composting is an excellent way to create nutritious fertilizer for your garden while reducing your family's landfill contribution....
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    Make a Recycled Birdbath

    A birdbath can add a beautiful focal point to your garden or backyard. Birds are also lots of fun to watch, especially when you're...
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    National Public Gardens Day

    Denver Botanic Garden, Water Smart Garden (Denver, Colorado)  May 6, 2011 is National Public Gardens Day ! This day is an...
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    When is a tomato ripe?

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    Tomatoes are one of the most popular veggies for home growers, and if you've grown tomatoes before, you certainly know the...