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How to Make Hanging Moss Ball Planters

How to Make Hanging Moss Ball Planters

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Suspended from string and used as hanging planters, hanging moss ball planters are easy and fun to make, and look... Read More »

How to Plant a Cranberry Bed

6 votes, 4.83 avg. rating (94% 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 Repot Houseplants | Transfer Plants into Larger Containers

How to Repot Houseplants | Transfer Plants into Larger Containers

7 votes, 4.86 avg. rating (94% score)

Knowing how to repot houseplants is a skill that should be in every green thumb’s repertoire. It’s an easy... 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 »

How to Test Your Own Soil

How to Test Your Own Soil

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Knowing the makeup of your soil is an important part of gardening. When you know what your soil... 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 »

Learn How to Plant Fall Bulbs

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

Take the first steps to prepare for next year’s garden by planting fall bulbs. These simple tips and... Read More »

Make a Container Water Garden

Make a Container Water Garden

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

If you’re looking for a centerpiece that lasts longer than flower bouquets, make a container water garden. A... Read More »

Make a Holiday Container Garden

Make a Holiday Container Garden

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

Now is the time to gather the evergreen, fir, spruce and pine branches that the autumnal winds have... Read More »

Make a Stump Planter

6 votes, 4.33 avg. rating (85% score)

Do you have an old stump or log from a fallen tree on your property? Why not use... Read More »

Make a Tomato Trellis | DIY Garden Solution

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Tomato plants are one of the easier crops to grow in your home garden, but once they start... Read More »

Make Gardening Fit Your Lifestyle

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Patti Moreno discovered her passion for gardening in 1998, when she was looking for a way to lose... Read More »

Make Seed Tape Rolls for Spring | Winter Gardening Project

Make Seed Tape Rolls for Spring | Winter Gardening Project

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

Ready for spring? Here’s a fun winter gardening project. Using newspaper and homemade paste, you can make your... Read More »

Moss Garden | Advice and Recipe to Age Pots

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

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

New England Wild Edibles | Secrets of the Spring Foragers

New England Wild Edibles | Secrets of the Spring Foragers

11 votes, 3.45 avg. rating (69% score)

Each April, spring foragers hunt the many varieties of New England wild edibles with delicious results. There’s something magical about... Read More »

Plant Propagation: How to Take Plant Cuttings

6 votes, 4.33 avg. rating (85% score)

Plant cuttings can be used to expand your collection in a cost-effective way. Use these tips on how to take... Read More »

Planting and Harvesting Rhubarb

Planting and Harvesting Rhubarb

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

The Rhubarb plant dates back thousands of years to Asia, though it has been a standard in New... Read More »

Planting Buddies for Your Crops

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Companion planting is a time-honored, if not always scientifically proven, technique for combining certain plants with others to... Read More »

Plants that Repel Insects and Garden Pests | Natural Gardening

8 votes, 4.75 avg. rating (93% score)

Have the summer insects and pests been “bugging” or attacking you and your prized plants? Why not introduce... Read More »

Potatoes | Uses for the Versatile Spud

Potatoes | Uses for the Versatile Spud

7 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (97% score)

Thousands of different varieties of potatoes are grown worldwide in a broad range of shapes, sizes and colors... Read More »

Real Solutions: Spring Cleaning

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It’s time for spring cleaning, and I’ve learned that some of my favorite cleaning products can be toxic.... Read More »

Start Composting with Worms

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

Vermicomposting is a self-contained and modified alternative or addition to traditional outdoor composting. It consists of using small... Read More »

Steve Silk: Spring Bulbs

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“Create bold swaths of color by planting seven or more bulbs in each cluster,” advises Steve Silk. “It’s... Read More »

Sun-Loving Houseplants | 5 Windowsill Choices

Sun-Loving Houseplants | 5 Windowsill Choices

3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

Windowsills receiving full light exposure provide an optimum environment for sun-loving houseplants. Here are 5 sun-loving varieties that... Read More »



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