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Harvesting Vegetables in the Pacific Northwest

by Kimberly Hays August 25th, 2016
It is that time in the season when all of your plants are full of beautiful vegetables, and you will want to harvest them at the right time so you don’t have rotting in your garden that will cause diseases and pests. Harvesting them
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Time to Weed on the East Coast

by Jessica B. August 18th, 2016
I love this time of year in the garden, most of my plants are thriving and green. Some are flowering, some have berries and other goodies I can eat, others are done with both, but still growing tall and proud. But my plants are not the only things thriving, weeds are also trying to make the most of the good weather, long hours of sunshine and all of the extra water I am providing.

I admit that for much of
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Pesky Southwest Garden Pests

by Kimberly Hays August 11th, 2016
The Southwest is the perfect climate for pests and diseases to call home, and you may find that they have chosen your garden to put up permanent residence. Knowing how to identify them, as well as how to get rid of them, can be a matter of life or death to your plants. Following are the biggest culprits, along with easy ways to get rid of them.

Tomato Horn Worms – These bugs look like a green caterpillar with small
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  • Building a Butterfly Garden in the South

    by Jessica B. August 4th, 2016
    If you live in the Southern part of the US, you may be able to develop a butterfly garden that attracts these beautiful creatures year round or at least for many months out of the year. Here are a few things you need ton consider when choosing plants and preparing to attract butterflies to your yard if you are just getting started.

    1) Nectar plants – You don’t just want
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  • High Altitude Gardening in the Rockies

    by Kimberly Hays July 28th, 2016
    Gardening may seem like an impossible task in the Rocky Mountains high altitudes because of all of the dips in the terrain where some areas are completely shaded and trees don’t even grow there. It is possible, however, if you plant the right plants and trees in the right spot. You will just have to scope out Mother Nature to see where the best spots are for particular vegetables
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  • Your August Gardening To-Do List

    by R. Carnavale July 21st, 2016
    Your garden is likely to be at its peak in August and you'll be able to pick the sun-ripened fruits and vegetables and fresh flowers you've diligently cultivated in spring and early summer. If you live in New England or the Mid-Atlantic states, August means you'll have a shorter to-do list than in many months, which you can use to advantage to maintain your garden and lawn and prepare
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