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Grow a Fall Crop of Strawberries
Strawberry lovers take heart; for those who cant get enough fresh strawberries and wish the June crop produced over a longer period, there may be a solution. A new cropping technique developed by...
New, Natural Weed Killer
Summertime means weeding time for most gardeners. While the old methods of hand pulling and hoeing are still the most effective, sometimes youd just like to spray those weeds to get rid of them....
Unique Pine Tree
Evergreen trees fill many roles in the landscape. They block unsightly views, provide a dark backdrop to colorful flowering shrubs and perennials, and create habitat for birds and wildlife. Its a...
Free Guide for Organic Gardeners
The number of organic farmers, as well as the number of acres devoted to organic growing methods, has increased steadily for the past 10 years. This increase creates a need for up-to-date growing...
In the Garden
I could say I feed the birds to help them make it through the winter with its scarcity of food, but that would be stretching the truth. I feed them as much for my benefit as theirs, because I don't stop even in summer when wild food abounds. I feel like...
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Clever Gardening Technique
Rejuvenating Strawberry Plants Strawberry plants lose some oomph each year, but you can prolong the productivity of your patch...
Backyard Wildlife Habitat If you'd like to turn your yard into a wildlife habitat -- and get a certificate to prove it --...
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- Fertilize Blueberries
- Propagate Oriental Poppies
- Avoid Using Sprinklers in Midday Sun
- Loosen Soil Surface
- Fertilize Container Plantings