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Eat Your Fruits and Veggies
Nutritionists are always encouraging us to add more fruits and vegetables to our diets. What's a delicious and easy way to do this? To combine them, of course! Fruits salsas blend fruits such as...
Year of the Echinacea
If you'd like to grow gorgeous flowers that are easy to care for -- and roll out the welcome mat for butterflies, bees, and birds -- echinacea, commonly called coneflower, is the plant for you!...
Extend Your Growing Season
Now, in the midst of summer's warm temperatures, may not seem like the time to be thinking about the cold weather that will be returning in fall and winter. But if you'd like to continue enjoying...
Jack London Community Day School
The peace garden at Jack London Community Day School is much more than a place for quiet contemplation and peace studies. Students at this year-round program in Valley Glen, California are getting...
In the Garden
With its bulgy eyes sprouting antennae and six gangly legs, a praying mantid may frighten and fascinate. Mantids won't hurt us, but small insects such as fruit flies and crickets had better beware. Mantids are opportunistic eaters, capturing and...
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Clemson University Home and Garden Information Center The Clemson University Home and Garden Information Center offers a wealth of useful...
Tool or Gardening Product
Goserud V-Shaped Hoe The Goserud V-shaped Hoe is a light-weight, long-handled tool with a sharp, 3-inch triangular...
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