Category Archives: In The Garden

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Winter Gardening Tips

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The words “winter gardening” seems like an oxymoron, but if you’re a savvy gardener, you can have a wonderful harvest year round, even when the temperatures dip well below zero and there’s snow on the ground. Check out these winter gardening tips that will help you enjoy a garden year round. 1.  Use high tunnels…

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Fall Garden Chores – Time to Get Dirty!

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Mother Nature leads us to believe fall’s cool down won’t support the lush and colorful blooms which fill your borders and beds of the summer months, but that’s only partly true. The hardy chrysanthemum is considered a colorful harbinger of autumn. Depending on your zone, you may have to plant “mums” in the spring in order to guarantee a fall bloom. Mulch this perennial and you’ll keep your mums from succumbing to harder frosts of late fall.

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Fall Gardening Plan

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As summer comes to an end and the summer temperatures cool down gardeners look for new plants that will flourish from late summer and into the fall. Keep your garden productive with this fall vegetable garden plan!

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Creating a Garden Plan

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Having an overall plan for your garden is a good idea, it’s like the old adage, if you fail to prepare, prepare to fail. By planning, you avoid the classic dilemma of buying plants and not knowing where to plant them, or how to help them grow. Planning on paper is a good idea, but…

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Ethical Gardening

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Before you go to buy your plants take a moment to think about the ethics of your garden. Gardening is fun because you’re creating something, you get to watch your work turn into a physical result, wouldn’t it be nice to know that your garden isn’t planted from seeds that were flown in from miles…

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Planting Spring Bulbs in the Fall

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If you want to fill your garden with color and thriving plants next spring, your work has to begin in the fall. Bulbs are planted before the first frost, so depending on where you live that could mean as early as September. Here’s a few tips on planting bulbs to prepare your garden; For best…

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