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Plant an Edible Ornamental Hanging Basket

Plant an Edible Ornamental Hanging Basket

Why choose between an ornamental garden or an edible one? Here’s a simple planting idea for a different take on a hanging basket.

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Veggie Garden Tidbits, Volume I

Veggie Garden Tidbits, Volume I

Here’s the first volume of random, yet helpful tips and thoughts to feed your garden brain.

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How to Make a Shrub

How to Make a Shrub

This is not a shrub as in a bush that grows in one's garden, rather it is a beverage made from infusing fruits, herbs or even vegetables in apple cider vinegar.

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The 20-30 Something Garden Guide by Dee Nash Book Review

The 20-30 Something Garden Guide by Dee Nash Book Review

Are you a 20-30 something that just happens to be new to gardening? We've got the book for you!

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Vegetable Gardening in the Rocky Mountain Region

Vegetable Gardening in the Rocky Mountain Region

Mid-summer is a good time to evaluate your vegetable gardening efforts. If the garden isn’t living up to your expectations, you might want to turn to a new book that will help you “Plant, Grow and Eat the Best Edibles for Rocky Mountain Gardens.”

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How to Make an Herbal Vinegar

How to Make an Herbal Vinegar

Herbs are flourishing and it is time for the first harvest. Capture herbal essence by making herb-flavored vinegars--it is fun and easy to do--and you will have tasty infusions for the year ahead.

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Salute to Tomatoes in Patriotic Hues

Salute to Tomatoes in Patriotic Hues

In honor of Independence Day, here’s my salute to the red, white and blue—tomatoes, that is.

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Growing Sunflowers

Growing Sunflowers

Sunflowers are hardy, easy-to-grow annuals, and come in a variety of sizes and colors. They say "summer" like no other plant.

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Midsummer Garden

Midsummer Garden

We've just celebrated the solstice and midsummer is officially dated at June 24--so now we are heading into the summer garden season. The garden is abuzz--full of pollinators--plants to harvest and all sorts of lovely veggies coming on. Oh and the weeds... the never-ending garden chore... Here's what is happening in my zone 7 garden...

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