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Create a maintenance-free, legacy garden with these daffodil and lily bulbs.
Create a maintenance-free, legacy garden with these daffodil and lily bulbs.
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Find yourself frequently buying flowers? Save money and preserve the environment by growing your own cutflower garden with these simple tips.
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Learn about wild tulips that are suitable for harsher growing conditions.
Learn about wild tulips that are suitable for harsher growing conditions.
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If you can boil water, you can draw color out of your garden
The next time you have grass stains on your pants or blueberry stains on your shirt, don’t throw them away, add more stains!  The colors of nature can be directly dyed into yarn, clothing...
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My gladiolus are fabulous this year. We have had a lot of rain and that makes big blossoms. I am hoping to enter a few in the county fair next week, although most plants have a curve in the top,...
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Learn about being a farmer florist, and think about buying local for your big day!
This New York farmer grows and arranges flowers. (Buy local for your big day!)
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Consumers in search of local, seasonal and sustainable flowers now have a one-stop destination for American-grown bouquets and blooms.
Slowflowers.com is a free online directory designed to connect flower lovers with floral retailers, designers and studios that support and sell seasonal, locally-grown and domestic flowers...
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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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Some things to pay attention to
Several years ago, I bought some Lily of the Valley plants off the internet. They arrived half-dead and much smaller than what the website said they would be. I sent them back, and fortunately was...
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Humor columnist Brent Olson shares his wit and wisdom.
Download this FREE special collection of Brent Olson's columns for Living the Country Life magazine. You'll enjoy Brent's reflections on life, family, prairie, and winter in Minnesota!

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