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Make a Mini Greenhouse with Recycled Items

Make a Mini Greenhouse with Recycled Items

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We all have a few small, clear plastic cartons with lids hanging around—you know the ones—those clamshell containers... Read More »

4 Ways Plants Are Beneficial to Your Health and Home

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

We all know that plants are visually appealing, and can add color, structure, balance, and even fragrance to... Read More »

4 Houseplants You Can Grow from Kitchen Scraps

4 Houseplants You Can Grow from Kitchen Scraps

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

Most people are aware that certain vegetables, such as celery, onion and lettuce, can be re-grown from kitchen... Read More »

4 Houseplants to Grow from Seeds

4 Houseplants to Grow from Seeds

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

Though taking plant cuttings and rooting them is the most common way of propagating new houseplants, it is... Read More »

Best Houseplants for Winter Foliage

Best Houseplants for Winter Foliage

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Stunning color isn’t only found in flowers — the leaves of some houseplants also have beautiful colors and patterns,... Read More »

Caring for a Venus Flytrap Plant

Caring for a Venus Flytrap Plant

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Native to the bogs and swamplands of the Carolinas, Venus flytraps have become popular as novelty houseplants. These... Read More »

4 Different Ways to Display Houseplants

4 Different Ways to Display Houseplants

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

Here are 4 different ways to display houseplants for added interest! Driftwood: Driftwood is soft and lightweight, making... Read More »

Cyclamen Care | Grow Stunning Winter Houseplants

Cyclamen Care | Grow Stunning Winter Houseplants

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Cyclamen plants grow from small tubers and are native to the Mediterranean and parts of Europe.  Over the... Read More »

Four Ways to Water Plants

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Overwatering and under watering houseplants are two of the most common ways well meaning folks kill their plants. ... Read More »

3 Last-Minute Gifts for Gardeners

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Looking for a last-minute gift for the gardener in your life? Personalized gardening kits can be made easily... 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 »

Grow Alfalfa Sprouts in a Jar | 5 Easy Steps

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

How to Harvest Sunflower Seeds

How to Harvest Sunflower Seeds

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Whether you want to snack on them, feed them to the birds, or plant them for next year,... Read More »

Make a Pumpkin Planter | Pumpkin Crafts

Make a Pumpkin Planter | Pumpkin Crafts

3 votes, 4.33 avg. rating (84% score)

Sure, carving Jack-o’-Lanterns for Halloween is a popular pastime, but pumpkins and gourds can also be a versatile... Read More »

How to Make Mums Last Longer | Gardening Advice

How to Make Mums Last Longer | Gardening Advice

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Nothing announces the change of the season from summer to fall in New England more than the sight... Read More »

Extend the Growing Season into Fall

Extend the Growing Season into Fall

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

Yes, the days are getting shorter and cooler, but that doesn’t mean the growing season and the joy... Read More »

Hydrangea Care | Planting Tips and Maintenance

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

Hydrangeas have been coined “natures own pH tester” as the colors of the showy blooms the shrubs produce are... Read More »

Flowers That Attract Bees

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Regardless of whether they are the honey-producing variety or not, all bees are good for the garden. Welcoming... Read More »

Plants That Attract Hummingbirds to the Garden

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

Hummingbirds are always welcome guests in gardens. It’s fascinating to watch them flit from plant to plant like... Read More »

Weeding Tips

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Weeding may be the least favorite task a gardener must tackle. Keeping up with weeding can be tedious... Read More »

How to Divide Hostas | Instructions and Advice

4 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (71% score)

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

Peony Care | Tips to Grow Healthy Plants

Peony Care | Tips to Grow Healthy Plants

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Peonies have been called the “Marilyn Monroe” of flowers simply because they are so stunning.  Fragrant and perfect... Read More »

Aphid Control

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Taking preventative measures to control aphids before the growing season is always a good idea. Early and prompt... Read More »

Kitchen Garden Tips

Kitchen Garden Tips

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A kitchen garden is a separate garden plot located close to the kitchen door for spring, summer and... Read More »

Build a Rock Garden in a Day

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

A rock garden is a striking architectural feature, and if you think small scale, it’s easy to build... 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 »

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 »



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