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Gardening Articles

Keep your garden green with these do-it-yourself watering devices.

It is hard to argue against the merits of a large rain barrel positioned to catch rainfall, especially from downspouts or gutters, and using it for your plants on dry days or during drought.

A knot garden is artfully laid out and planned in order to resemble the threads of ancient Celtic knot work. Knot gardens have been a part of traditional garden design for hundreds of years, yet they are rarely seen these days.

There are as many different interpretations of shade garden types as there are books written about shade.

Imagine the fun of growing ripe, red tomatoes that are no bigger than a pea; crisp, flavorful heads of lettuce smaller than a baseball; and fully mature orange pumpkins that will fit in the palm of your hand. Welcome to the world of baby vegetables.

Learn how to store your vegetables, fruits, and herbs, especially at harvest time!

It's easy to tell if certain fruits, vegetables and herbs are ready for harvest; others require a little more investigation. The following Ripeness Guide offers tips on how to tell when it's time to harvest!

Try growing peanuts in your garden! Often thought of as just a snack to be munched on at ball games or passed around at cocktail parties, peanuts are actually a healthful and nutritious food.

Whether eaten raw or roasted or spread on bread, peanuts are an excellent...

Carrots love sandy soil. Add well-rotted manure to improve soil texture and increase nutrients.

When planning on how to design a garden, think about how to keep the flowers blooming all summer long. Here's a plant list and gardening advice from The Old Farmer's Almanac.

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