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Innovative Growing Solutions: Vertical Gardens

Innovative Growing Solutions: Vertical Gardens

Finding arable land to produce food is at a premium as the population grows. The demand for high quality locally sourced food has caused some small companies to develop some very creative solutions. Repurposing steel shipping containers and using vacant buildings for vertical gardens are two innovative techniques that are beginning to be a part of the answer to our growing demand for fresh produce.

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Striving for Imperfection in Your 2018 Garden

Striving for Imperfection in Your 2018 Garden

As we dream about our upcoming gardening plan for this year, I want to suggest being creatively imperfect. I'm talking about taking the stress out of your garden design and making it fun and environmentally friendly. Beautiful, healthy plants displayed brilliantly will remain the top priority.

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Getting Your 2018 Garden Going

Getting Your 2018 Garden Going

The cold, wet winter months are the perfect time to think about and plan your vegetable garden. For me, gardening is a source of pride, passion, and beauty! Your garden’s size should depend on the amount of time and energy you think you’ll have and how much food you think you’ll need. Don’t be fooled, gardening will be a lot of work, but it can also be a lot of fun.

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Current Trends in Gardening

Current Trends in Gardening

When thinking of a beautiful home, it's not only about the architectural design or color palette. A garden can be just as essential when creating an appealing aesthetic. Explore some of the current trends and discover a new way to shape your garden this spring.

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Growing Year Round

Growing Year Round

If you would like to extend your growing season by starting your crops in late summer and enabling them to grow, ripen, and harvest until late fall, and early winter, a greenhouse or high tunnel can be the answer. Extending the growing season has been a "must-do" for commercial growers, but home gardeners can also take advantage of being able to grow for longer periods. There are many ways of extending your growing season. Here are some products that can help you in extending your growing season and watering tips.

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How to Store Your Harvested Fruits and Vegetables

How to Store Your Harvested Fruits and Vegetables

With colder nights and days and our ripe and ready vegetables getting to be more than we can consume, it's time to think about storing some of our harvests. Drying, canning, and freezing are the three top methods of storing your garden's bounty for enjoyment in the months ahead.

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