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End of Gardening Season: Celebrate the Harvest!

End of Gardening Season: Celebrate the Harvest!

We have had our frost warning in my zone 7 Maryland area and I went out the day of the prediction and gathered all of the green tomatoes still on the vine and harvested a large number of chile peppers still hanging on the plants. The chiles still need to be processed; I will dry some of them, make salsa and hot sauce with some and of course eat them every day with every meal. I cut annual flowers and herbs and filled the house with bouquets of zinnias, nicotiana, marigolds and nasturtiums and basil—all of them will turn black with a frost.

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Growing Your Own Zombies

Growing Your Own Zombies

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As you are preparing to 'trick or treat', here's the 411 on how to grow zombies for your next Halloween party.

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Scary Plants For Your Halloween Garden

Scary Plants For Your Halloween Garden

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Halloween is around the corner, and to celebrate, here are 10 examples of plants fit for a horror film.

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Video: A Pumpkin Portfolio

Video: A Pumpkin Portfolio

Will you be carving a pumpkin this year? Get in the Halloween spirit with this video tour of some novel creations.

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The Life and Death of a Pumpkin

The Life and Death of a Pumpkin

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Here's a short horror film that gardeners can love: a look at our annual Halloween ritual from the victim's perspective.

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Celebrate All Hallows Eve by Carving a Pumpkin

Celebrate All Hallow's Eve by Carving a Pumpkin

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It's not too late to carve a Jack O' Lantern! See the detailed directions below—let your mood lead you to a grimacing pumpkin, a wicked witch—or even a tree of life.

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The Witching Hour: Gardening on the Dark Side

The Witching Hour: Gardening on the Dark Side

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In the spirit of the season, steep yourself in herb lore.

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