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    Plants With Colorful Winter Fruit for the Midwest

    As Midwest gardeners look out onto our winter landscapes, thoughts of spring are constantly running through our heads. Splashes of color in winter gardens help keep us going until spring…

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    Winter in Arizona

    Today’s post is from Melissa Grosso in Fountain Hills, Arizona. We’ve visited her garden before and even had a chance to visit her sister’s garden in California. Today she is…

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    Shrubs with Spectacular Fall Fruit for the Mid-Atlantic

    As the hot, Mid-Atlantic summer winds down, gardeners look forward to the mild weather of fall for a well-needed break. This is a good time to reevaluate the garden with…

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    Beautiful Berries for Winter Interest

    Winter walks are a great way to beat cabin fever and see plants from a different perspective. You might even discover something new while you’re on a walk! On a…

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    Fruit Trees and Berries for the Mountain States

    Apricots, apples, cherries, peaches, and pears add edible interest when planted right into your flower borders. For the typical suburban garden, I highly recommend semi-dwarf or dwarf trees. In my…

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    Fall Favorites

    Fall is probably my favorite time in the garden. It's got cooler weather, the rich abundance of harvest time, and the blooms of so many wonderful plants coming into their…

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    Summer Fruits: From Salads to Shortcakes

    When I eat a dead-ripe peach, it is usually over the sink with the juice dripping down my chin and hands. When I am feeling more civilized, I do enjoy…

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    Fruiting Shrubs are Easy to Grow

    Gardeners can’t live by vegetables alone; we need fruit, too. Shrubs that produce small fruits are easy to grow and provide many benefits. Here are two of my favorites.

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    Growers and Gardeners Networking

    Recently my local farmers' market had a fundraiser at a nearby farm and it was fun and educational to visit with the friends and supporters of the market and the…

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    Build Your Berry (Own) Box

    This berry box is simple, sturdy and versatile; and will keep fragile berries from being damaged during harvest.