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Farmers’ Markets

Farmers’ Markets

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There’s something special about purchasing the food that nourishes and sustains our bodies and souls directly from the... Read More »

Ferns | General Care and Tips

Ferns | General Care and Tips

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Ferns can add a lush, tropical feel to an inside space, making them a popular choice for houseplants.... Read More »

Field of Her Own: Organic Farmer Tracie Smith

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A typical workday for Tracie Smith, an organic-vegetable farmer in Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire, is a long one. Weeding,... Read More »

Flower Arrangement Care | Help Flowers Last Longer

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Flowers are the perfect holiday gift for the person who has everything, but nobody wants to give a... Read More »

Foolproof Roses | Winter-Hardy Varieties

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Rose envy may be a thing of the past with these winter-hardy varieties. Not far from Mark Twain’s... Read More »

Force Flowering Trees to Bloom Inside

4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)

Almost all native flowering trees can be forced to bloom indoors, ahead of nature’s schedule. As soon as... Read More »

Garden and Potting Shed Styles

4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)

Garden and potting sheds are as diverse as the people who own and use them. Charming and intriguing,... Read More »

Garden Cloche | Tips and Instructions

Garden Cloche | Tips and Instructions

5 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (96% score)

A garden cloche is essentially a scaled-down greenhouse used to protect young plants against the elements. First designed... Read More »

Gardening in New England | Top 5 Tips

4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)

Tips to make Gardening More Effective, Enjoyable and Environmentally Friendly Garden blogger, Shelley Wigglesworth, shares her top 5... Read More »

Gardening Superstitions

Gardening Superstitions

5 votes, 4.20 avg. rating (83% score)

Folklore and superstitions have swirled around gardening for years and go well beyond lucky four-leaf clovers or moon-phase... Read More »

Gardening with Moss

4 votes, 4.75 avg. rating (91% score)

Lush, woodsy, musky, earthy green moss. It’s hard to believe that some folks actually try to rid nature’s... Read More »

Getting Ready for Garden Season | Rhode Island Spring Flower & Garden Show

Getting Ready for Garden Season | Rhode Island Spring Flower & Garden Show

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Late winter in New England is the height of flower show season, with shows popping up all over... Read More »

Gordon Hayward: Crabapple Tips

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Garden designer Gordon Hayward, author of nine books on gardening, advises doing some research before buying any crabapple,... Read More »

Grow Alfalfa Sprouts in a Jar | 5 Easy Steps

2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

Growing alfalfa and other sprouts in a jar is easy, fast, economical, and fun. Putting nutritious sprouts on... Read More »

Grow an Indoor Herb Garden

6 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Herbs are easily grown inside and make lovely kitchen centerpieces and windowsill plants. Small herb container gardens and... Read More »

Grow Fresh Herbs in Your Garden

4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)

There is nothing like walking out to the garden on a summer day to snip fresh mint for... Read More »

Grow Plants in Wood Pallet Garden Frames

12 votes, 4.67 avg. rating (92% score)

Wood pallet garden frames are the latest trend in gardening? If this is something you want to experiment... Read More »

Holiday Tradition: Force Amaryllis Bulbs to Bloom

4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)

Add a little color and beauty to your surroundings this winter by forcing amaryllis bulbs to bloom. A... Read More »

How to Divide Hostas | Instructions and Advice

7 votes, 4.17 avg. rating (82% score)

Hosta plants—leafy, shade-loving perennials—can be found in sizes that range from about 6 inches to more than four... Read More »

How to Grow Oak Trees from Acorns

7 votes, 4.57 avg. rating (89% score)

“From little acorns mighty oaks do grow” — American Proverb This is the perfect time of year to... Read More »

How to Harvest and Dry Seeds

6 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (96% score)

It’s time to gather this past summer’s seeds from your favorite flowers and veggies to save for next... Read More »

How to Plant a Cranberry Bed

5 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (96% score)

Cranberries were first discovered in New England by Native Americans centuries ago. The berries were used for food,... Read More »

How to Preserve Gourds and Display Them, too!

7 votes, 4.29 avg. rating (84% score)

Displaying colorful gourds that mimic the hues of New England’s fall foliage is a festive way to celebrate... Read More »

How to Prune Houseplants

7 votes, 4.71 avg. rating (92% score)

When pruning houseplants, have you ever wondered how much snipping and cutting back is really necessary? Are your... Read More »

How to Start Hydroponic Gardening

5 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (96% score)

Hydroponic gardening is the art and science of growing plants without soil. For hundreds of years mediums other... Read More »

Install a Backyard Rock and Water Garden

5 votes, 4.60 avg. rating (89% score)

Want to add an interesting focal point to your garden area? Consider installing a backyard water garden. I... Read More »

Jim Donahue & Eugene Platt, Topiary Gardeners, Portsmouth, Rhode Island

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In 1905, the Thomas Brayton family hired Joseph Carreiro to create gardens on their estate overlooking Narragansett Bay.... Read More »

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