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Enjoy a Cuppa: Blending Teas

Enjoy a Cuppa: Blending Teas

Cold weather inspires drinking hot beverages. When you come in from being out-of-doors on a frigid day, what do you want to drink?

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These Vegetable Seeds Need Saving

These Vegetable Seeds Need Saving

Slow Food’s annual Plant a Seed campaign is your chance to make a difference in the wonderful world of vegetable growing. When you plant this year’s seed kit, you’ll help ensure the survival of six plants facing extinction.

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Celebrate Spring and Agastache, Herb of the Year 2019!

Celebrate Spring and Agastache, Herb of the Year 2019!

I am gearing up for upcoming spring programs and I will be kicking off the gardening season at the Arkansas Flower and Garden Show in Little Rock, from March 1 to March 3. There is a great lineup of...

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Combine Some Botanicals with Chocolate for Your Valentine

Combine Some Botanicals with Chocolate for Your Valentine

While flowers are the number one choice of gifts for Valentine's Day, chocolate follows as a close second. Instead of a box of store-bought chocolates, why don't you make something scrumptious,simple and unique for the one(s)you love?

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Lets Celebrate Pumpkins this Year

Let's Celebrate Pumpkins this Year

The National Garden Bureau decided to name pumpkins as its edible plant for 2019. There's plenty to celebrate about these beautiful, delicious and nutritious fruits. Plan now to harvest tiny orange pumpkins, ghostly white ones or those that are fit for a princess.

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Elderberry Syrup on the First Day of February

Elderberry Syrup on the First Day of February

I love it when happenings in everyday life inspire me to write a blog. This blog's inception came about due to the freezing weather, which caused me to clean out my freezer...

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Seeds and Winter Gardening Thoughts

Seeds and Winter Gardening Thoughts

I've been thinking a lot about seeds lately due to the fact that I have a pile of seed catalogs sitting here awaiting perusal. I also recently finished reading "From Our Seeds & Their Keepers" by Bevin Cohen, which has definitely inspired me to start saving more seed than I do.

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Mastering the Art of Vegetable Gardening

Mastering the Art of Vegetable Gardening

Is vegetable gardening more of an art than a science? In his new book, Matt Mattus uses his experience as a visual designer, artist, horticulturist and futurist to help uncover the answer to that question.

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