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Dinner is right outside your door.
Download this FREE Garden-to-Table guide; a full-color, 16-page reference tool on garden planning, soil maintenance and pest control.
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Wildflower seeds are forecasted to be a hot commodity this year. Master gardener, Mike Lizotte, will tell you everything you need to know.
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With bold colors, easy care regimens, and one-of-a-kind blossoms, these 13 flower varieties from Jung Seeds and Plants will be welcome additions to your garden this year.
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High Country Gardens makes a point of offering flowers, shrubs, and grasses that are relatively low maintenance and require limited amounts of irrigation, like these new plants they're...
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A reader asked and we have the answer.
Q:  "How do I clean my garden tools for the winter?" A:  Your garden tools will last you for many years if they are maintained properly. Cleaned after each use and especially at...
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Our readers love to share their places in the country!
Do you think your place in the country is beautiful? Here are submissions from several years of Beautiful Places contests at Living the Country Life: Beautiful Places 1 Beautiful Places 2...
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Have a plan in place to maintain your garden while preserving water
When it's hot and dry, your gardens need constant watering. There are efficient ways to give your plants the moisture they need and still conserve water. Most gardeners try to conserve water...
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It's not necessary to spend hours creating a beautiful garden
Choosing low-maintenance plants and gardening practices allows you to create lovely landscaping with little fuss. Denny Schrock is the master gardener coordinator for Iowa State University. He says...
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Our editors found some fun projects at a home and garden show that might look good at your place
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The best mulch for your garden is probably in your yard
Radio interview source: David Robson, Extension Horticulture Educator, University of Illinois Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below Leaves make excellent mulch and provide benefits...

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