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Botanical Waters (Aguas Frescas): Celebrate the Season with Flavorful Healthy Beverages

Botanical Waters (Aguas Frescas): Celebrate the Season with Flavorful Healthy Beverages

We are having hot weather, which means we should be hydrating a lot. I'm harvesting the mints and monardas and lemon balm and these herbs are wonderfully refreshing when infused in water. Add a little fresh seasonal fruit--and you have a fiesta in a glass--full of vitamins and minerals and delicious! I call these herb-and-fruit-infusions botanical waters or flavored waters.

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Caring for an Almond Tree

Caring for an Almond Tree

Delicious, nutritious almonds come from the fruit of the almond tree, which is native to the Middle East and South Asia and a relative to peach, apricot, and other stone fruit trees. Almonds can be...

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A Guide to Better Outdoor Water Features

A Guide to Better Outdoor Water Features

Water features are a great way to bring peace and tranquility to your landscape. These water features will keep you cool in the summer months and will provide you with beautiful white noise that will...

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4 Tips For Indoor Water Fountain Upkeep

4 Tips For Indoor Water Fountain Upkeep

If you are the proud owner of an indoor fountain or have decided to start looking into purchasing one, the wide array of choices available are surely impressive to behold. By now, you may have...

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Facing the Challenges of Urban Gardening

Facing the Challenges of Urban Gardening

Urban gardening, whether you want to call it that or any of a number of similar terms, is quickly becoming the rage in societies around the world. Regardless of what you want to call it, however, it...

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Testing and Correcting Your Water

Testing and Correcting Your Water

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Whether you live in the city or country, a high-rise or a homestead, the quality of your water touches almost every aspect of your life. You bathe in it. You drink it. You use it to clean your food...

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Pocket Guide to Watering Your Garden

Pocket Guide to Watering Your Garden

Gardening may be intuitive to a lucky few, but most of us need a little help when starting out. For those who require a primer, here are a few basic watering tips and facts to get you startedWhat...

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How Much Water Does My Vegetable Garden Need?

How Much Water Does My Vegetable Garden Need?

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For some if us this is going to be a banner year for water conservation (ahem, California). So how much water are your vegetables going to need?

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5 Best Container Gardening Ideas from 2013

5 Best Container Gardening Ideas from 2013

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As the year draws to a close, it's time to take a look back at lessons learned in the container vegetable garden. Here are the top five "Best Of" ideas from 2013.

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Setting Up A Garden Drip Irrigation System

Setting Up A Garden Drip Irrigation System

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Here are some general thoughts and tips for setting up your first drip system.

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