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Tips for the Off-Season Gardener

Though fall and winter for most avid gardeners means a seasonal stalemate, these cooler climates provide the perfect opportunity for some major garden support! By participating in just three simple steps during the off-season, you and your garden are guaranteed to achieve vegetable victory next growth period!   First, gain inspiration. Fall weather calls for[More…]

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What is “Square Foot Gardening”?

For the new gardener, the questions of money and space influence what that first garden will look like. Although developed in the 1980’s by author Mel Bartholomew, Square Foot Gardening has really began to take off as a convenient, cost-effective way to start your own home garden patch. This method can not escape our Pinterest and[More…]

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Fall Planting Guide

The warmth of summer is slipping away, but that does not have to stop you from keeping your garden abloom for the remainder of the year! Fall gardening is not only easy, but enjoyable without the threat of heatwaves looming. The big question is always “when to plant” for an autumn gardener. Using this resource[More…]

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Why We Need Bees!

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, bees pollinate 80% of our flowering crops, which constitute roughly 1/3 of everything we consume. Not only could losing these under-appreciated creatures affect diet staple fruits and vegetables such as apples, blueberries, strawberries, asparagus, broccoli, and cucumbers but also threaten our meat and dairy industries. Alfalfa is the[More…]

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