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Summertime Musings

Summertime Musings

Summer is officially here and so is the heat. Here's what is going on in my neighborhood Maryland garden... and some gardens down south... happy July and keep on gardening!

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Scarecrows

Scarecrows

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How to keep critters out of your garden? Try this good, old-fashioned scare tactic.

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My Big Backyard, The Childrens Garden at Memphis Botanic Garden

My Big Backyard, The Children's Garden at Memphis Botanic Garden

I have visited a number of children's gardens in my travels and this is one of the best.

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DIY Compost Sifter Screen, Wheelbarrow Style

DIY Compost Sifter Screen, Wheelbarrow Style

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This screen will give you finely-sifted compost, and save your back.

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The Herb Garden at Memphis Botanic Garden

The Herb Garden at Memphis Botanic Garden

Last weekend, I attended the Herb Symposium at the Memphis Botanic Garden celebrating the new Herb Garden there. It is truly wonderful--check out the photos.

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Top 10 Safety Precautions for Garden Construction Projects

Top 10 Safety Precautions for Garden Construction Projects

A gentle reminder about safety precautions we should take before tackling construction projects in the garden.

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Memorial Day Kicks off the Summer Gardening Season

Memorial Day Kicks off the Summer Gardening Season

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Although Memorial Day always falls at the end of May and summer solstice isn’t until June 21, I always feel that this weekend is the real start to summer. By now, we gardeners have been digging and sowing and transplanting, and of course weeding, for months now.

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Repairing A Garden Hose

Repairing A Garden Hose

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Got a damaged or leaking garden hose? Here's how you can repair it.

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How to Keep Cilantro Fresh

How to Keep Cilantro Fresh

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I hated wasting cilantro that had turned mushy, so I experimented with three different ways to keep this herb garden fresh for weeks. Here’s what I found works best.

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Front Yard Vegetable Gardening

Front Yard Vegetable Gardening

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If you’re tired of spending time and energy growing a green, but inedible front yard, there’s a delicious alternative waiting for you.

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Building A Raised Bed, Part I

Building A Raised Bed, Part I

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This video goes over the advantages raised beds offer, as well as what you will need to build one.

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Building A Raised Bed, Part II

Building A Raised Bed, Part II

In this second video, the raised bed is put together from the pieces we prepared in the first video.

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Video Recipe: Green Goodness Soup

Video Recipe: Green Goodness Soup

Try using your wild backyard weeds to make a delicious and healthy seasonal soup.

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Video: How to Harvest Chickweed

Video: How to Harvest Chickweed

There are many delicious wild edibles in our gardens and backyards awaiting harvest. If you are not certain of the plants' identification, use your guidebooks to identify them.

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Video: How to Harvest Dandelion

Video: How to Harvest Dandelion

There are many delicious wild edibles in our gardens and backyards awaiting harvest. If you are not certain of the plants' identification, use your guidebooks to identify them. Here are a few seasonal favorites.

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Prepping Edible Weeds for Cooking

Prepping Edible Weeds for Cooking

Once you have harvested some of your edible weeds, bring them into the kitchen and clean them in order to create a tasty green soup.

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Organic Gardeners Companion Book Review

"Organic Gardener's Companion" Book Review

It is possible to grow an organic vegetable garden in the West. All you need is soil, sun, seeds and Jane Shellenberger’s new book.

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Unique Collaboration Grows in Denver

Unique Collaboration Grows in Denver

Vegetable gardens are sprouting all over the Denver metro area, thanks to a unique collaboration to grow food in city parks.

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Herbs for Tea

Herbs for Tea

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I recently gave a program on herbs to grow for tea. Now would be the time to design a tea party garden or plant tea herbs in containers. See the list below for my favorites.

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Take the Time to Attend Local Garden Events

Take the Time to Attend Local Garden Events

Here I am reporting from the road... If you have a garden show, plant sale or seed swap happening in your area, these are worthwhile events to attend; you can gather ideas, learn new things, network with other like-minded individuals, obtain plants and seeds, not to mention get inspired!

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