To forget how to dig the earth and to tend 

the soil is to forget ourselves.  – Mohandas K. Gandhi       

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Why Grow Microgreens? In the gray cold days of winter you can still enjoy fresh organic greens by growing microgreens.[...]
8 Tips for Bird Watching in your Yard
Did you know bird watching is the second most popular pastime in North America, second only to gardening? I can[...]
Oriental Poppies – a Garden Favorite
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Three Super Simple Composting Methods
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Organic Gardening Tips and Tricks
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5 Uncommon Herbs for Your Garden
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How to Divide Day Lilies
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3 Crucial Steps to Stop Weeds From Taking Over Your Gardens
Have you got a handle on weed control in all your gardens? There's an old gardener's saying, "One year's weed,[...]
10 Tips for Successful Seed Starting
Gardening's Not All Work! One of the most rewarding pursuits as a gardener is starting your own plants from seeds.[...]
10 Tips for Healthy Garden Soil
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