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Plant a Garden Theme with Herbs

Plant a Garden Theme with Herbs

Herbs may not have showy flowers like perennials and annuals, so using them to create a theme garden is not only a good way to explore unusual herbs and their uses; it’s the perfect way to show your other special interests.

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Berries!

Berries!

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If you want to grow fresh fruit in your yard, consider planting strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries. They're a lot easier to grow and pick than tree fruit, kids love them, and with planning, you can have them throughout the summer and maybe even into the fall.

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The Benefits of Joining a Community Garden

The Benefits of Joining a Community Garden

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One of the most endearing things about these gardens aside from the diversity of food and flowers is the fact that the majority of gardens are organic which means you’ll see butterflies and birds galore enjoying the gardens right along with you.

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Cool Kitchen Garden Containers

Cool Kitchen Garden Containers

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If you're bored by terra-cotta planters, you'll love these creative ideas for garden containers seen at an avant-garde festival in France's Loire Valley.

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12 Natural Bee Sting Remedies

12 Natural Bee Sting Remedies

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These natural bee sting treatments will help remove the itching, swelling, and pain associated with bee stings. Try one the next time you get stung and let us know what works for you.

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Video: Its Tomatomania! So Why Do You Grow Tomatoes?

Video: It's Tomatomania! So Why Do You Grow Tomatoes?

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We took a trip to the annual Tomatomania festival this weekend for a look at what's hot in heirloom tomatoes, from Matt's Wild Cherry Tomatoes (my favorite) to the Green Zebra variety. Plus, tell us why YOU grow tomatoes.

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Buying Produce at Farmers Markets

Buying Produce at Farmer's Markets

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I love farmer’s markets. There’s something so authentic and Old World about them. While I’m loitering around at one, I can’t think of any other place I’d rather be and I’d like to give you some great reasons to loiter around at one, too.

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Suburban Backyard Chickens

Suburban Backyard Chickens

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One can only have so many animals in a suburban backyard and suburbia isn’t overly conducive to farm animals…or is it?

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Writing from the road continued

Writing from the road continued

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Still out on the road, this traveling gardener experiences different stages of spring in gardens around the country. This trip begins with summery weather at the Epcot flower and garden festival in Orlando, Florida, then back to spring in Maryland and then a drive south through Virginia, North and South Carolina.

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Write about your garden!

Write about your garden!

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Here are some tips on how to post to this site.

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The White House Garden in April

The White House Garden in April

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What does the White House vegetable look like a month after the groundbreaking?

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Seasonal Food from a Monastery Garden

Seasonal Food from a Monastery Garden

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Simplicity reigns, whether it's tending the vegetables, cooking the meals, or preserving the harvest.

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Video: My Garden

Video: My Garden

You'll see a before and after and find out how I designed my urban garden.

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Organic Chemistry on the White House Lawn?

Organic Chemistry on the White House Lawn?

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Nobody lobbies me about how I grow my garden, but then again, I'm not part of the power elite.

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Writing from the Road

Writing from the Road

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Lecturer and author Susan Belsinger reports from the road as a traveling gardener--it is springtime everywhere--in varying stages.

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Growing for Competition

Growing for Competition

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Find out what it takes to grow vegetables with prize-winning potential on the fair circuit.

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Video: Fridays at the Farm

Video: Fridays at the Farm

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Feeling disconnected from his food, filmmaker Richard Power Hoffmann joins an organic CSA farm. This award-winning documentary is an absolute treat!

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Raising Animals as Gardening Allies

Raising Animals as Gardening Allies

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Chickens, ducks, and rabbits can add a lot to a kitchen garden. If you build them a decent shelter and take good care of them, they will reward you in many ways.

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A Kitchen Garden on the White House Lawn

A Kitchen Garden on the White House Lawn

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Yes, it has come to pass. The Obamas will be joining the ranks of vegetable gardeners. Photographed at the site of the official kitchen garden, First Lady Michelle Obama works with kids from Washington's Bancroft Elementary School to break ground.

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Gardening Tip: Keeping Up with the Garden

Gardening Tip: Keeping Up with the Garden

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If you took the plunge and started a vegetable garden but are wondering how you’ll ever have the time to maintain it, here’s a deceptively simple suggestion: Walk by it every day.

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