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community gardens

Does Your Area Have a Community Garden Program?

Starting a Community Garden Community gardens are growing in popularity, offering residents of cities and towns the chance to plant and enjoy their own vegetables. Whenever you drive through a rural area or a residential area with larger lots, you probably notice that most acreages and homes have vegetable gardens, flower gardens and fruit trees. […]

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vertical gardening

Vertical Gardening: a Primer

Vertical Gardening: How grow more in less space Vertical gardening may be the answer you’ve been looking for to create a garden in a limited space. Urban gardening is a hot topic these days. Who wants to buy lettuces or tomatoes that have traveled thousands of miles, losing their freshness and nutritive value, before ending up in our […]

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container vegetable gardening

Container Vegetable Gardening

Container Vegetable Gardening 101 Container vegetable gardening is a great solution for anyone who wants organic vegetables, but doesn’t have garden space. It’s simple to go organic with container growing of vegetables, since you’re starting with the ability to create the right conditions. Many vegetables grow well in containers, and by choosing the right sized […]

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healthy vegetables

15 Reasons to Go Organic

Clean air, clean water and clean food are just three reasons to go organic. By going organic – with your buying power and in your own garden – you’re protecting our environment, keeping your family healthier, and ensuring support for small scale farming. Here are 15 specific reasons to go organic. 1. In study after study, […]

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Healthy Garden: 9 Tips

Improve Garden Health As vegetable gardeners, many of us expect a heck of a lot from our small planted areas. Because the plants are often close together and fertilized beyond what nature would, they are more susceptible to a wide range of ailments, from pests to disease. Wouldn’t it be great to know how to […]

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