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Use old rain boots in the garden and home as planters, centerpieces or home decor.
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Grow some free flower seeds and feed the honeybees
It’s a hard life for honeybees. A tick-like parasite called the Varroa mite makes them sick, a lack of forage and habitat affects their nutrition, and even genetic weaknesses are stressing them...
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Discover all the ways you can enjoy them
Smile at your garden and it’ll smile back at you – especially if you’re growing sunflowers. It’s interesting to watch them as they grow. The large flowers turn their faces...
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Add a country flare to your red, white and blue celebration this year with these ideas and decorations.
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Turn old tin cans into functional items for the garden, home and around the acreage.
Turn old tin cans into functional items for the garden, home and around the acreage.
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Getting seeds for your garden may be as simple as visiting the library. Seed libraries are cropping up to help you grow food and learn the art of seed saving.
The next time you're in the library, see if you can check out garden seeds along with your books. Seed lending libraries are sprouting up around the country to offer free packets of seeds, with...
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Create your own seasonal door decorations with these creative ideas!
Create your own seasonal door decor with these creative ideas!
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Don't overlook old dressers and filing cabinets as junk! Reuse the drawers as planters for the garden and indoors.
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Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss is a natural, organic soil amendment that improves soil structure. It increases water retention in sandy soils, which helps reduce the leaching of nutrients.
“Most homeowners don’t have great garden soil in their yards,” said Melinda Myers, author of more than 20 gardening books and host of Melinda’s Garden Moment, which airs on...
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Help your gardens repel bugs and take care of themselves
When bugs find your vegetable garden and help themselves to dinner, it can make you feel helpless. Maybe you cry “uncle”, give up, and say you’ll try again next year. But with the...

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