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If you love to grow vegetables, but find you can never eat all your garden yields, here’s an alternative to researching new recipes in anticipation of your millionth tomato. Grow some decorative gourds in place of a portion of your usual edible veggies. Decorative gourds have potential as centerpieces, serving bowls, storage containers, birdhouses, and… Read more »

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is easy to show your team spirit all season long by planting annual flower combinations that represent the colors of your favorite college or professional football team. RED is the most popular color in sports, and rightfully so.  Red stands for determination, energy and leadership.  Consider starting your container with a vibrant Geranium, such as Fantasia®… Read more »

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Try This Tool for Quick Acorn Clean Up! Anyone who has a mature Oak on their property knows that it’s a love-hate relationship with this tree. The mess dropped from the spring flowers is easy enough to clean up with light raking and mowing, but acorns in the fall are another story. Oaks are beautiful trees and provide… Read more »

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The use of a rain barrel can help reduce pollution, improve water quality, conserve water, improve plant health and save money. Benefits Watering plants from a rain barrel reduces the environmental pollution produced just in getting water flowing to and then from your garden tap. No need for electricity to pump it from a well or a… Read more »