Category Archives for Planting

A Labor Of Love: Your Own Fruit Orchard

The days are getting shorter here, mornings misty and cool. Down the street, the maple on the corner flames in early morning sun. Through the woods and fields, leaves are already forming a golden carpet,

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Growing Rhododendrons

Rhododendrons –  gorgeous flowering shrubs… Rhododendrons are beautiful woodland plants that easily thrive in your garden. Because many are broad-leafed evergreens, they add year-round interest.

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Perk Up Your Salads With Quick Spring Greens

By the time early spring rolls around, most of us are longing for something crisp, leafy and fresh that we can pick and enjoy from our own gardens. If you are looking for some quick growing greens and

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10 Tips for Successful Seed Starting

One of the most rewarding pursuits as a gardener is starting your own plants from seeds. The potential for beauty, fruitfulness and aroma locked up in each tiny seed is awesome. However, growing your plants

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Tips for Spring Planting: Container Plants

By Mike McGroarty More spring planting tips . . . Container grown plants are much easier. Follow the rules for depth of planting as described in the previous article. Before gently removing the plant from

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Tips for Spring Planting: Burlapped Plants

Written by Mike McGroarty. Spring means that the garden centers are packed with people, and car trunks are packed with plants. Everybody has dirt on their knees, dirt under their nails, and are excited

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