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Meet Our Mini-Magazines

Meet Our Mini-Magazines

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We've embraced technology in order to provide you with exciting new ways to learn

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Straw Bale Gardening (Part I)

Straw Bale Gardening (Part I)

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Having read Straw Bale Gardens, by Joel Karsten, I was ready to try growing in my first straw bale.

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Summer Reading

Summer Reading

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When we gardeners are worn out from digging, planting, weeding, harvesting, etc. or it is too dang hot to be out there in the afternoon sun, it is nice to relax with a cold iced tea or lemonade and read a book. There is nothing like a good book awaiting us at the end of the day. Here are two of the books that I have just read or am in the midst of reading right now.

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Protecting Your Tomatoes From Mockingbirds

Protecting Your Tomatoes From Mockingbirds

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This setup, utilizing water, movement, reflective lights, sound, and rubber creatures; will hopefully keep mockingbirds from destroying my garden's tomatoes.

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Grafted Tomato Trials Set to Begin

Grafted Tomato Trials Set to Begin

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This year’s gardening trials for Harris Seeds includes a side-by-side comparison of three varieties of grafted heirloom tomatoes versus non-grafted varieties.

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Book Review - Straw Bale Gardens

Book Review - Straw Bale Gardens

Joel Karsten's book on this breakthrough method of gardening is well written, informative, and beautifully illustrated.

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Grow More Food in Small Spaces

Grow More Food in Small Spaces

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Why is it the best ideas for solving gardening problems come from creative gardeners? That’s because gardeners, like Margaret Park, are always searching for ways to overcome obstacles, including how to garden in the smallest of spaces.

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DIY Raised Bed (Removable) Pest Gate

DIY Raised Bed (Removable) Pest Gate

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This do-it-yourself pest gate is removable and can help keep out unwanted guests.

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Grow the Seed that Keeps on Giving

Grow the Seed that Keeps on Giving

Have you ever participated in a “One Book, One City” reading program in your town? If so, then you’re familiar with the revamped seed-saving membership program at the Hudson Valley Seed Library. Now gardeners across the country will grow and save the same variety each year with the "One Seed, Many Gardens" program.

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Kids and Herbs

Kids and Herbs

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Last week, we traveled to Jonesboro, Arkansas to the Health and Wellness Elementary School to cook with the kids there. Read all about the fun we had smelling and tasting herbs!

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How to Make Root Cuttings

How to Make Root Cuttings

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This is the perfect time of year to take new pliable tip cuttings from your perennial herbs to make root cuttings. This is a great way to share herbs with your gardening friends--encourage pass-along plants!

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Gardening and Geeks Go Together

Gardening and Geeks Go Together

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Garden nerds unite! Christy Wilhelmi’s new book has you in mind as she cheerfully explains the science behind gardening and how to avoid common mistakes. Whether you want to learn how to grow a beautiful and sustainable garden using bio-intensive gardening methods or build a solar food dryer, "Gardening for Geeks" is for you.

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How to Start a Worm Farm

How to Start a Worm Farm

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These days it seems like almost everyone is talking about keeping chickens in their backyard or raising dwarf goats on their property. If you’re feeling left out, you can start a small farm of your own—a worm farm that is.

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Sow Your Own Annual Herbs

Sow Your Own Annual Herbs

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Now is the time to sow your own annual herbs. Often we need more than a few of some herbs like arugula, coriander, dill, etc. It is very easy to sow your own and you will have herbs ready for harvest or transplant in about 30 days!

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Kiss My Aster Graphic Guide to Gardening

Kiss My Aster Graphic Guide to Gardening

If you’re new to gardening, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by all the books offering expert how-to advice. If you’re looking for something a little different, Amanda Thomsen’s book is meant just for you.

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Seed Starting 202 - Preparing Seedlings For Outdoors

Seed Starting 202 - Preparing Seedlings For Outdoors

This video explains how to harden off your transplants and prepare them for outdoor conditions.

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Seed Starting 101 - Part V

Seed Starting 101 - Part V

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This video compares using seed starting mix with or without compost, and how it affects absorption and drainage.

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Spring is Nearly Here

Spring is Nearly Here

Here I am blogging from the road--and spring is popping out all over--well at least in the southern part of the country. We gardeners are getting ready for the next growing season with great anticipation.

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Clean, Sharp Tools Work Better

Clean, Sharp Tools Work Better

Get your tools in tip-top shape before the growing season rush begins!

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Snake Oil: The Making of Fish Pepper Hot Sauce

Snake Oil: The Making of Fish Pepper Hot Sauce

Fish peppers make a killer hot sauce and Baltimore's Woodberry Kitchen has perfected it in their own, prescription-strength hot sauce: Snake Oil. Get a behind-the-scene's process right here!

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