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Organic Tomatoes Rich in Antioxidants
People choose organically grown produce over conventionally grown produce for a variety of reasons, such as minimizing pesticide exposure and preference for the taste. New research supports the...
Unusual Double-Flowered Tiger Lily
Tiger lilies ( Lilium lancifolium ) are easy-to-grow, 4- to 6-foot-tall, hardy bulbs that typically produce downward-facing flowers in midsummer. While most have single flowers, an old, unusual...
Floating Planter for Ponds
Barley straw has been shown to emit a chemical thats effective in controlling algae in water gardens and ponds. There are many purely functional barley straw products on the market, but a new...
Make Your Own Garden Cart
Many gardeners fondly remember, and may still own, the original Model 26 Garden Way garden cart. This revolutionary cart made hauling soil, mulch, and other materials much easier than using a...
In the Garden
It's hard to face the reality that frost is just around the corner and the garden is performing its swan song. There are still carrots, beets, kale, lettuce, and peppers to harvest. And I'm still cutting bouquets, which I'm savoring all the more because...
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Apple Recipes If you can't take to the road to taste what apple orchards have to offer, at least you can treat...
Shows & Events
Apple Picking and Tastings It's apple-picking time and throughout New England there are enough apple tastings and apple...
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