Jennifer Benner

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    Giving Your Garden a Bee-utiful Boost

    Pollinators, bees, habitat diversity—by now you are no stranger to these common buzz terms used in gardening circles and beyond. It is no secret that bees are a keystone species…

  • How-To

    How to Direct-Sow Veggies

    Even though I consider myself a thrifty shopper, I often leave the grocery store feeling a lot lighter in the wallet. I just won’t compromise on some things, like healthy,…

  • How-To

    Putting Your Borders to Bed

    As much as I love gardening, I must admit that I look forward to putting my garden to bed at the end of the season. In the same way my…

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    How to Properly Care for a Garden Container

    The right care and feeding are the secrets to keeping your pots lush and healthy all season long 

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Unique Varieties of Common Herbs

    Ask most gardeners what their gateway plant was and I bet they’ll say it was something edible. There’s something about growing your own food that brings newbies over to the…

  • Fast-Growing Fillers

    Fast-Growing Fillers

    Let’s be honest. Everyone has them: gaping, unwanted holes smack-dab in the middle of their plantings. Not long after the promise of spring has sprung, problem areas start rearing their…