gardening

  1. Outdoor Living

    Blossom-End Rot

    Blossom-end rot is a fruit disorder that affects members of the nightshade family, especially tomatoes, eggplants and peppers....
  2. Outdoor Living

    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...
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    Celebrate National Public Gardens Day

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    National Public Gardens Day is May 6, 2011. This national day is an opportunity to raise awareness of public gardens in the United...
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    Attracting Butterflies

    Butterflies are as beautiful and delicate as the flowers in your flower garden. Mesmerizing for old and young alike, butterflies...
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    Identifying Wasps

    Wasps can be a beneficial insect, although the sight of them often elicits fear in people--whether or not they are allergic to...
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    How to landscape for your region

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    Before you pull on your gardening gloves and put your ideas for landscaping to work, you'll need to do a little research. According...
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    Gardening with Allergies

    Allergy season and gardening season seem to coincide, and for people with allergies who really want to get out and start working...
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    Edible Landscaping

    One of the biggest trends in landscape design is the use of edible plants to create a stunning landscape with function. One of the...
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    The right age for kids and yard work

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    Yes, you love your yard. You worked hard for this yard, for this home you’ve created and the outdoor space where the kids play. But...
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    Blossom Drop

    So, your vegetable plants are producing flowers, and you can almost taste the fresh veggies. Disappointment strikes when instead...
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    5 Plants for small outdoor spaces

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    If you’re ready to spruce up your smaller patio, balcony or porch, these plant suggestions will help you make the most of your...
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    How to garden for a healthier diet

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    We all know adding more vegetables to our diet is an important step to improving overall health and wellness, but it’s not always...
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    Monday Mom challenge: Plan your family garden

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    How many times, as you have started the annual spring yard work and cleaning, have you thought, “This year, I am going to plant a...
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    How to garden on a budget

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    Spring has sprung, and gardening season is upon us. But even as you itch to dig deep into your garden, digging deep into your...
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    8 Outdoor and gardening accessories for spring

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    Garden gnomes and mosaic stepping stools are go-to outdoor and gardening accessories for many spring-loving gardeners, but if...