gardening

  1. Parenting Advice & Columns

    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...
  2. Gardening

    Blossom Drop

    So, your vegetable plants are producing flowers, and you can almost taste the fresh veggies. Disappointment strikes when instead...
  3. Gardening

    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...
  4. Gardening

    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...
  5. Monday Mom Challenge

    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...
  6. Gardening

    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...
  7. Outdoor Decor

    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...
  8. Family Activities

    Start composting with your kids

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    A compost pile is an eco-friendly family project that anyone can do! Get the kids involved and teach them how a little change can...
  9. St. Patrick's Day

    Shamrocks and St. Patrick's Day

    St. Patrick’s Day just wouldn’t be the same without shamrocks. This well-known symbol of all things Irish is a fixture on March 17 –...
  10. Gardening

    Planting shamrocks on St. Patrick's Day

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    Shamrocks and St. Patrick’s Day go hand in hand. You can’t go anywhere on, or leading up to March 17th without seeing this cheerful...
  11. Gardening

    Online gardening: 5 Must-see gardening websites

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    There are websites for any hobby or vocation, and gardening is no exception. Whether you're in need of tips on becoming a successful...
  12. Gardening

    4 Gardening apps for your green thumb

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    Though gardening and technology may not seem to mesh, there are a growing number of smartphone apps to help you with your green...
  13. Gardening

    Tips for the stylish indoor gardener

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    Spring is right around the corner and it’s a great time to think about how you’ll welcome in the new season. One of the best ways to...
  14. Gardening

    4 Simple gardening solutions

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    Not all of us were born with a green thumb -- and even if you were, growing a vibrant, gorgeous garden can be tricky. A lot of...
  15. Gardening

    Garden watch: Top 6 gardening trends for 2011

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    Gardening season is around the corner, which means it’s almost time to get your hands dirty! But before you start planning your...
  16. Food & Recipes

    The 10 most powerful food people in America

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    Who do you think are the most powerful food people in America? We were surprised by TheDailyMeal.com’s list – Emeril didn’t cut it,...
  17. Gardening

    Ordering from Seed Catalogs

    January is the time to snuggle up indoors where its warm and flip through the seed catalogs that have been filling your mailbox...
  18. Gardening

    Hydroponic Seed Starting

    Hydroponic gardening , or gardening without soil, has been popular in greenhouses for decades, and now home gardeners are beginning...
  19. Gardening

    Deer Garden Defense

    During the winter months, when food is sparse in the forest, wilderness creatures wander into our yards, looking to nibble on trees,...
  20. Gardening

    Worm Composting

    Organic material will turn into compost on its own... eventually, but you can speed up the process with worms. Worm composting , or...