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Pacific Horticulture Society | Better in Relationship: Herbaceous Clematis

Last updated: 06/30/2018

Choosing my favorite clematis is akin to choosing a favorite child. If I must, the choice depends upon the hour, the mood, the day before. More generally, I like my own children be

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Organic weed control tips for gardeners

Last updated: 06/29/2018

Organic weed control tips for gardeners by Jessica Walliser • Comments (9) I suspect that most gardeners make a promise to themselves at the start of every growing season to not

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Our Guide to Growing Ribbon-Worthy Heirloom Tomatoes

Last updated: 06/29/2018

1 of 19 Heirloom Tomato Basics What is an heirloom tomato? Many gardeners have heard the term but don't really know what it means. Happily, it's an easy definition: a variety that

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In Your Words: 9 Tomato Planting and Growing Tips to Try

Last updated: 06/26/2018

DIY Network Blog: Made + Remade Archives In Your Words: 9 Tomato Planting and Growing Tips to Try These tomato tips from our readers combine folk wisdom with science and a little l

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Bennington restaurants embrace composting

Last updated: 06/06/2018

Keeping food scraps out of landfills?It's good business practice."Places like this produce so much coffee grounds and little food scraps and stuff like that — it's kind of not se

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Mumbai Apartment Recycles 8000 Kg of Waste, Grows its Own Organic Food!

Last updated: 06/06/2018

Any housing complex is like an organism. There is an intake of energy, consumption of energy, and of course, like any other organism, waste generation. Matoshree Pearl in Mahim, M

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Use Living Mulches for Fewer Weeds and Better Soil - Hobby Farms

Last updated: 06/06/2018

Most gardeners know how useful mulch can be for limiting weed growth and reducing irrigation needs. But, we tend to think of mulches as non-living materials. Straw, leaves, shredde

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How to Start an Organic Garden

Last updated: 06/03/2018

Getting Started Getty Images Top-Tested Clippers : Fiskars PowerGear Bypass Pruner ($25, amazon.com ) Ergonomic Trowel Set: Fiskars 3 Piece Softouch Garden Tool Set ($16, amazon.co

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Feeding Chickens Eggshells, Crushed Oyster Shell & Grit

Last updated: 06/03/2018

It often comes as a surprise to new keepers of hens that their birds need to have their feed supplemented by things that appear quite inedible to us such as crushed oyster shell an

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Fruit & Vegetable Growing Guide for June

Last updated: 06/03/2018

Flaming June should bring us a hot sunshine filled month with the risk of frost passed and those in more northerly parts should be able to catch up with those in the south. We’re

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