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Miniature Gardens: A Story to Tell

People have varied interests in gardening. For the more serious gardeners, it often involves directed planting and labor to produce desirable vegetables, fruits, or flowers. For some people,...

How to Build Your Own Miniature Garden

To see video click here: How to Build Your Own Miniature Garden Step 1: Choose a container with proper drainage. Place no more than a ¼-inch layer of small stone in the bottom to retain soil....

Majestic Hemlocks

Ten species of hemlock tree exist worldwide, with four of those species native to North America (NA). The eastern United States is home to two of the native NA species, Canadian or eastern hemlock...

Square Foot Gardening

When planting a traditional garden with conventional rows, approximately 100 square feet per crop per individual are necessary to provide fresh food for a season. An additional 100 square feet per...

Elevated Gardening

Is the thought of preparing and planting an in-ground or raised bed garden becoming a little overwhelming this year? Is bending down to the ground getting a bit tough on the lower back these days?...

Flavored Vinegars

Vinegars garnished with sprigs of herbs or a layer of berries adds extra flavor and excitement to dishes. Vinegars are easy and safe to make at home, provided a few simple precautions are followed....

Oxalis Control

Oxalis or yellow woodsorrel (Oxalis stricta) is a common cool-season perennial weed that persists almost year-around in Southeastern lawns. It grows sporadically in landscape beds among shrubs and...

Fall Leaves: To Leave or Not to Leave

Fall brings that time of year when leaf color can be its most vibrant! However, as time marches on towards the winter season, leaves quickly begin to fall to the ground and create a blanket of...

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