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    Learn How to Use Manure for a Healthier Garden

    I first became acquainted with the wonders of manure when my wife and I bought a small farm years ago. Not long after we moved in, we purchased a horse—and…

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    Summer Solstice: Time for Farmers’ Markets, Gardening, Seasonal Bounty and Weeds

    It is that time of year again already! Today we celebrate the true arrival of summer with the solstice--the longest day and shortest night of the entire year. Not that…

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    15 Tips to Make Seed Starting Easier

    Starting seeds is an easy and affordable way to get more plants, but getting them off to a good start can be tricky if you've never done it before. When…

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    Meet the Garden Good Guys

    With all the talk of wildlife gardening nowadays, most of the attention goes to birds, butterflies, and beneficial insects. But an equally compelling case can be made for enticing reptiles, amphibians,…

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    DIY Gardening Gift Ideas for Mom

    Does your mother love to garden? Fine Gardening has pulled together these do-it-yourself projects to give you some ideas to help her make the garden of her dreams this Mother's…

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    How to Create Balance in the Garden

    I love plants, all kinds of plants, crammed in with a long succession of fabulous foliage and blooming combinations in strong, bold colors. I also love strong design stories with…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Garden Design that Looks Great After Hours

    After a busy day, you need rejuvenation. You want the renewal that comes from putting aside work, to-do lists, and digital devices. You need to pause before rushing into dinner…

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    It’s About Time

    Most gardeners come to a point in their lives when they have to ask themselves if they can still keep up with Mother Nature. Not only does age make it…

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    Holiday Gift Ideas For Veggie Gardeners 2016

    Here are some great holiday gift ideas for the veggie gardener on your list.

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    Beautiful, Bountiful Kale

    Kale’s popularity has taken off over the past decade, partly because it has been recognized by science as a “super food” but also because it is wonderfully delicious. It is…