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5 Tips To Help Your Garden Thrive During A Drought

Drought — for all its difficulties — is actually one of the easier weather conditions to address. For city slickers with small gardens, it may be as simple as turning on an outdoor faucet. But, for those with larger gardens, those in rural areas, or those who just don’t want to see their water bills Read More…

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The 4 Best Ways To Ripen Green Tomatoes

If you have a ton of green tomatoes that have fallen to the ground – then you may be wondering the best ways to ripen them. In the first place, for best outcomes, cut the healthy green tomato off the vine with part of its stem still connected. In the event that you have cherry tomatoes, Read More…

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Rotating Vegetable Crops For Garden Success

To keep the vegetable garden healthy, avoid repeating the same planting plan in the same spot. This practice, called crop rotation, can feel a bit like juggling, but it’s important to prevent crop-specific pests and diseases from building up and carrying over from one season to the next in the soil. If you move the crop, Read More…

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Best Container Plant Combinations

Just as with traditional gardens, beautiful container gardens begin with a just-right blend of plants. This is true whether you’re designing a vegetable container garden or combination herb planter. Of course, the success of any container garden depends on filling pots with quality potting mix. Here are some combinations you can try: Pizza Garden (22-inch or Read More…

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This 700-Year-Old Farming Technique Can Make Super Fertile Soil

A farming technique practiced for centuries by villagers in West Africa, which converts nutrient-poor rainforest soil into fertile farmland, could be the answer to mitigating climate change and revolutionizing farming across Africa. A global study, led by the University of Sussex, which included anthropologists and soil scientists from Cornell, Accra, and Aarhus Universities and the Read More…

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