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This California woman explores the link between botany and booze
Grapes give us wine. Scotch comes from barley, rum from sugarcane, and bourbon from corn. In other words, your favorite cocktails started in the dirt. Amy Stewart of Eureka, California is an...
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Two men bought a farm that came with birds and a couple of old goats
Greg Graves was out helping his friend dig some topiary at a nursery near Graham, Washington, and was captivated by the charm of the century-old farmhouse, gardens, pasture, and mature trees. When it...
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Your plants may be a good indicator of the effects of extreme temperatures
The past few months have been weird, at least in the weather department. Most of the country had a very warm fall, a balmy Christmas, and then wild fluctuations between warm and extremely cold...
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The right moisture at the right time is critical for the health of your crops
The growing season begins early when you have a greenhouse. Getting the seeds and transplants off on a healthy start depends a lot on how you manage your watering schedule. Tim Coolong is an...
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Find out how you can control five damaging pests in your garden.
Find out how you can control five damaging pests in your garden.
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Use old rain boots in the garden and home as planters, centerpieces or home decor.
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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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Find out what plant combinations mutually benefit each other for a successful garden.
Find out which plants mutually benefit each other for a successful garden.
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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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