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Fall garden chores

October 26, 2016

Packed with recipes, garden designs, décor suggestions, and lists of the most important garden chores, The Kitchen Gardener’s Handbook is an irreplaceable seasonal resource.

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Plantiful tips for “overwintering”

October 13, 2016

The range of effort required to keep tender plants alive over the winter varies from really easy to not difficult at all. What you’ll be capable of depends on how much you can lift without injury, how much control you have over the indoor climate, and how much space is available. Enjoy these tips and tricks for “overwintering” from Kristin […]

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Decoding twisted logic: Part two

February 1, 2012

This week, we’re offering a chance to win a copy of Decoding Gardening Advice! Be sure to enter by Friday, February 3rd.  Co-author Meleah Maynard is guest posting on the blog today to discuss why some bad advice seems logical. Don’t miss yesterday’s post: “Twisted Logic: Part One”!

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10 things I hate about your yard: Part one

January 25, 2012

Today, we’re posting the first part of a two-part series from garden writer C.L. Fornari! She discusses the 10 biggest garden pet peeves that she sees in her neighbor’s landscapes. You can visit her on her blog, Whole Life Gardening. The Garden Lady talks about what not to do: 1. Winter Upholstery Yes, in northern areas […]

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Preparing my garden for winter

November 7, 2011

 Marie Iannotti, author of the upcoming book The Beginner’s Guide to Growing Heirloom Vegetables, is our guest poster today. She is in the midst of preparing her garden for winter and shares her plans for the change in season. She writes regularly at About.com in the Gardening section.  Fall is unpredictable in my area. Some […]

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