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Guide for Planting a Wildflower Garden

by Karen Anderson First step? Plan ahead. Prepare your site by having the soil in that area tested to determine the pH. Proper pH will allow your wildflowers to absorb Read more

Where There’s a Will There’s a Way

by Joyce Wedel  I really don’t like to consider myself handicapped, but — the truth of the matter is, I have now had three new knees, courtesy of a very Read more

Growing Delicious Mesclun Mixes

Winter Seed Sowing

  Winter sowing seeds in milk jugs or similar containers is a low-maintenance, effective way to start flowers and vegetables for your garden. The sealed milk jug acts like a Read more

Build an Indoor Window Planter

Level of difficulty: Beginner An indoor window planter livens up your counter or table in front of a window, or hanging on decorative brackets that you install just below the Read more

Teaching Kids about Storing Root Crops

By Charlie Nardozzi If you planted a fall crop of root vegetables such as carrots, beets, and parsnips, you can teach your kids about storing them in the ground.While most Read more

Toasted Pumpkin Seeds, A Harvest Snack

By Jenny Peterson Start with this basic recipe for toasted pumpkin seeds, and then experiment with various seasonings and spices for a delicious easy harvest snack. With everyone carving and Read more

Vegetable Rotation Tips and Tricks

By Jenny Peterson Seasoned vegetable gardeners know the benefits of rotating their crops—or, in common terms, the practice of planting different vegetables in the same part of the garden each Read more

Collecting Wildflower Seeds by Karen Anderson

A general rule of thumb is to collect seeds one month after the plant has flowered. Mark those plants with a ribbon or stretch tie from which you want to Read more

Bulbs Are A Bright Idea

No other types of plants will give the gardener more beauty, or a wider range of variety, color and flowering times than flowering bulbs. They produce flowers of incredible colors Read more