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Make your own skin care products with these natural ingredients.
Make your own skin care products with these natural ingredients.
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Use these herbs to brew the perfect cup of tea and help ease ailments.
Brew these herbs for the perfect cup of tea to help ease ailments.
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Learn how to divide plants and why it's important for health and productivity.
Dividing is the process of digging up plants, prying them apart and replanting them in new holes. According to Weston Miller, a horticulturist for Oregon State University’s Extension Service...
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Find out how you can reinvent an old bike for your garden, porch or an innovation of your own.
Find out how you can reinvent an old bike for your garden, porch or an innovation of your own.
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Check out these helpful pointers for best planting and gardening practices.
Check out these helpful pointers for best planting and gardening practices.
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Square flower pot for planting.
Try out a creative flower pot in your yard this spring.
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 Make sure your yard stays mosquito free this year by using some of these natural plant and flower repellents.
Make sure your yard stays mosquito free this year by using some of these natural plant and flower repellents.
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Attract blue orchard mason bees to your garden or backyard this spring.
While honeybees are important to agriculture, it seems that blue orchard mason bees are actually a better and more efficient pollinator of native crops. Scientists estimate that one foraging female...
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They’ll reward you with fruit year after year
I ride my bike on a trail in my area and in some places the concrete is stained purple from wild blackberries that grow along the side of the trail. You don’t have to go out in the wild to find...
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A children's book with a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) format to help children learn about agronomic, crop and soil sciences.
Soybeans are cool. That’s the message of Coolbean the Soybean, now available as an interactive book for grades 3-5. Author Shawn Conley is an agronomy professor and the Soybean and Wheat...

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