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Always knowing when to
plant, prune, and harvest.

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How to Space Your Melon Plants the Right Way for Optimum Growth

I bet that you have a fond memory of eating melons fresh from the garden or farmer’s market… Maybe you remember eating watermelons at summer barbeques … who can forget the deliciously sticky chins and fingers?! Or maybe you can still recall the floral, musky smell of a cantaloupe fresh …
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How Long Do Seeds Last? The Surprising Truth + A Helpful Chart

As you thumb through half-empty seed packets left over from last year, or even several years ago, you wonder if they’re still good. You shrug, plant the seeds, and cross your fingers. If they don’t germinate, you’ll buy some new ones. But here’s my prediction. By the time you notice the seeds …
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Garden Design 101: Easy Garden Design How-To

Have you ever watched a landscape makeover on TV and thought “how hard could it be to design my own garden?” They do make it look easy, don’t they? Good landscape design adds value to your home without breaking the bank. And it creates a space you and your family …
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may gardening

May Gardening: What You Need to Do This Month

May is the month when spring finally arrives! Soon the warm days will outnumber the cool ones. You’ll be able to get outdoors more often to get gardening chores done. Here’s a list of things you might need to do in May.
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watering can watering plants while away

How to Make Sure Your Plants Are Happy While You’re Away

As I was getting ready to go out of town for ten days, I ticked off the last few items on my travel checklist: Sunscreen Boarding pass Fill wine bottles with water Filling those wine bottles was one of the most important gardening tasks I had to do before I left. And I’ll tell …
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