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March 14, 2014

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Gardens of Ancient Rome

  “If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.” -Cicero   While grassy lawns are a relatively new development in history, people have been using...

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March 12, 2014

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Local Plants for Local Pride: How to Choose Plants for Your Garden

  It probably comes as no surprise that different plants grow better in different growing conditions. The local plants that grow in many different parts of the country are symbols...

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March 03, 2014

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A Beginner's Guide to Vegetable Gardens: Five Things to Consider

  Plump tomatoes, leafy greens, earthy potatoes–these are some of the things that culinary dreams are based on. You can, of course, buy fresh vegetables from a farmer’s market. Or,...

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February 14, 2014

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Lawn Care is For Lovers: Five Ways Yard Work Can Strengthen Your Relationship

  Valentine’s Day is the biggest holiday on the calendar devoted to romantic love. On Valentine’s Day, we engage in romantic activity in order to strengthen our relationships. Would you...

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February 07, 2014

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Companions: Plants that Grow Better Together

  In the constant quest to grow the best lawn and garden possible, you may be neglecting one of the best tools available: friendship. “What,” you may ask yourself, “do...

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January 27, 2014

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Don’t Throw It Away! Five Everyday Objects You Can Turn into Gardening Tools

  If you do an Internet search for “gardening tools” you are sure to find some really incredible, state-of-the-art equipment. Most A lot of that equipment will be available at...

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January 23, 2014

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Cold Weather Gardening: Five Steps You Can Take to Start Your Garden Right Now

  It’s January and it’s time to start gardening.   What’s that you say? There is a foot of snow on the ground and it’s only fifteen degrees outside? Fear...

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