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The Ultimate Guide to No Mow May
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'Valuing the Marginal' in Permaculture Garden Design
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What's Going on With the Wildlife in Your Garden?
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The Power of Planting With a Purpose
Good King Henry, Blitum bonus henricus
Here's How to Grow Good King Henry, an Incredible Edible Perennial
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Ideas for Reusing Old Clothes and Textiles in the Garden
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DIY Organic Fertilizers Sourced From Your Home and Garden
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5 DIY Garden Features to Bring Extra Delight to Outdoor Play
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Tips for Sowing Seeds Indoors This Spring
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How I Make Free Potting Mixes For Seed-Starting and Container Gardening
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How to Grow More in Your Garden With Less Work
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Why Choosing Nectar-Rich Plants for a Garden Is So Important
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How to Create a Sacred Grove in a Garden
Here's What Your Houseplants Need for Spring
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Choosing and Growing Ferns in Your Garden
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An Ode to the First Signs of Spring in a Garden
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Download a Free Native-Plant Garden Plan for Your Specific Region
Herbs and vegetables
Where to Squeeze More Plants Into a Busy Garden
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Ohio Bans the Sale of Once-Beloved Pear Trees
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32 Companion Plants to Grow With Your Peppers
Daphne odona / Japan daphne / Daphne indica
Growing Guide for Daphne Odora: Plant Care Tips and Varieties
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The Three Sisters: Planting Corn, Beans, and Squash Together
Growing hydroponic lettuce
How to Grow Hydroponic Lettuce: Plant Care Tips
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How to Harvest Basil
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How to Grow Dragon Fruit
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How to Grow an Avocado Tree
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Growing Cucumbers: How to Add Crunch to Your Garden This Season
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Are Eggshells Good for Plants?
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What’s the Difference Between Determinate and Indeterminate Tomatoes?
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Growing Lilac in Your Backyard: Plant Care Tips
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16 of the Best Low-Maintenance Outdoor Potted Plants to Transform Your Space
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Why Are My Plants Turning Yellow?
Harvested Speckled Pinto Beans
Growing Guide and Plant Care for Pinto Beans
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How to Create a Moonlight Garden
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10 Gardens Prettier (And More Water-Efficient) Than a Lawn
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Growing Guide for Rosemary: Plant Care Tips, Varieties, and More
round orange ripe pumpkin grows in field with thick vine ready to harvest
Our Growing Guide for Pumpkins: Harvest Tips, Varieties, and More
pink peony flower bush with pointy green leaves Paeonia Suffruticosa
Growing Guide for Peonies: Plant Care Tips, Varieties, and Overwintering
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How to Grow Fresh Mint in Your Herb Garden
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The Ultimate Guide for Growing Your Own Peanuts
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How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Butternut Squash
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Growing Guide to Brussels Sprouts: Plant Care, Varieties, and Tips
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How to Grow Gorgeous Sunflowers: Plant Care Tips
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How to Grow and Make Your Own Tea
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How to Get the Most Out of a Tiny Garden Space
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Carrot Plant Care Guide: How to Successfully Grow Carrots
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How to Grow Tomatoes
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10 Houseplants to Beat the Winter Blues
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Beginner's Guide to Growing Lemon Balm: Plant Care Tips and Uses
Blueberry Bunch
How to Grow Blueberries: Your Go-To Guide for Plant Care
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Growing Guide For Asparagus: Plant Care Tips
Christmas Reef and Paperwhites in Bloom
Growing Paperwhites Indoors: When to Plant for Holiday Blooms
Fresh organic strawberry
Our Guide to Growing Strawberries: Plant Care Tips
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Your Growing Guide to Lemongrass: Plant Care Tips, Varieties, and More
Growing Guide for Turnips: Plant Care Tips and Maintenance
Green mustard
How to Grow Delicious Mustard Greens in Your Garden
fully grown sweet potatoes with exposed roots lay half-covered in dirt
Your Growing Guide to Sweet Potatoes: Plant Care Tips, Varieties, and More

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