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[product:36703, See %p in action. It has so many uses!] Grow a cook's garden for fresh tastes on... read more
For a winter bouquet, here is a list of spring-blooming shrubs and trees that can be forced to... read more
Are sweet potatoes the same as yams? No… and yes. Here’s the scoop. Literally and botanically... read more
The Native American art of making apple heads is both easy and fun. Follow these instructions for... read more
Here are tips on how to clean a pumpkin for cooking—plus five delicious pumpkin recipes! First... read more
In August, the blueberry bushes here in New Hampshire overflow with berries. Birds love them and... read more
I think I learned something last weekend about growing tomatoes. A woman at the high school plant... read more
Do you know the language of flowers? As our list below shows, each flower has its own meaning.... read more
Container gardening with flowers is a great way to instantly introduce color, fragrance, and... read more
Container gardening is an easy way to garden, especially when you lack yard space. Here are our... read more
To attract your birds to your garden or backyard, you need shrubs and plants that provide food and... read more
With water becoming a scarce and costly commodity in some areas, many vegetable gardeners might... read more
Wildflowers make themselves at home when they're happily married to the soil and climatic... read more
Pruning trees and shrubs may be the most feared act in gardening. Using sharp metal objects to cut... read more
We all know that herbs make great companions in the garden and kitchen. Herbs also have a long... read more
The smiling faces of sunflowers (Helianthus annuus) growing in your yard are sure to brighten up... read more
Below is a list of annuals and perennials that can be started indoors by seed.  Note: not all... read more
Growing roses can be difficult; in fact, a truly “easy” rose doesn’t really exist outside our... read more
Here are some tips on how to take care of your perennial garden. Loose, well-drained, loamy soil... read more
Roses, besides being magnificent flowers, have a long history.  Roses’ links to antiquity are... read more
Lily flowers are magnificent plants that command attention wherever they are planted. Add some... read more
Here are quick tips on how to keep flowers looking fresh and at their best—whether you have cut... read more
Imagine the fun of growing ripe, red tomatoes that are no bigger than a pea; crisp, flavorful... read more
Learn how to store your vegetables, fruits, and herbs, especially at harvest time! Apples Never... read more