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Open Source Seed Initiative organization promotes sharing and exchange of seed.
Software developers—and even consumers—are familiar with the open-source movement. Open-source projects, like the popular Firefox web browser, are generally developed in a public,...
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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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Plant for pollinators this year during National Pollinator Week, June 15 – 21, 2015.
National Pollinator Week is a celebration of the valuable eco-system services provided by bees, butterflies, beetles, birds and beetles, and was initiated and is managed by the Pollinator Partnership...
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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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Improve soil organic matter and water conservation in your garden with these cover crops.
Improve soil organic matter and water conservation in your garden with these cover crops.
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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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Help your asparagus last longer and maintain freshness from harvest to dinner table.
Use these pointers for handling, purchasing and cooking fresh asparagus: The quality of asparagus is influenced by how it is handled and the temperatures it’s exposed to after it’s...
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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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