Northern & Central Midwest
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Boost your Nutrition
Eat a rainbow! That's the advice that nutritionists give us for choosing the most healthful produce. Richly colored fruits and vegetables -- bright reds, vibrant oranges, deep greens -- are not...
Can You FreezePruf Your Plants?
It sounds like a gardener's dream -- a spray that will safely make plants hardier. And that is exactly what researchers at the University of Alabama and Miami University in Ohio have developed....
Take a Sunset Cruz
If you are looking for a ″knock-your-socks-off″ plant for a container or hanging basket this summer, look no further than the arching form and dangling, fiery orange bells of Begonia...
The Value of Urban Trees
What is a tree on a city street worth? More than you might expect when you take into account all the benefits that trees provide in the urban landscape. This is what Alejandro Chiriboga, an Ohio...
In the Garden
This has been the perfect year to extend the season with use of a cold frame or hoop house. It's been unusually warm in my area, all the way into December, and the hoop frames I put over my raised beds have given me wonderful greens all the way through...
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Wisconsin Fresh Market Growers Association Wisconsin Fresh Produce is indicative of a growing trend in most states. This site not only...
Extending the Season The title pretty much says it all. The Winter Harvest Handbook: Year-round Vegetable Production...
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- Bring Christmas Cactus Back to Bloom
- Plan Your Seed Starting
- Get Planting Supplies Ready
- Start Worm Composting
- Raise Humidity for Houseplants