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Easy Way To Apply Miracle-GroEasy Way To Apply Miracle-Gro
By freedombel, July 3, 2016

Here's an easy way to save time by having pre-measured Miracle-Gro ready to use.

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How To Stop CutwormsHow To Stop Cutworms
By Peterthinks, June 30, 2016

I had cutworms killing my tomato plants. To stop it, I did this...

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Get Your Potted Plants off the Ground!Get Your Potted Plants off the Ground!
By Gymgirl, June 28, 2016

Build a simple "Planter Pallet" out of free, recycled, or reclaimed materials, to keep tree roots from invading your potted plants. The pallet also helps your containers drain better, because they aren't sitting flush on the surface! These are great for patio containers, and may be cut into various shapes to suit your fancy!

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Why You Should Learn About PPMWhy You Should Learn About PPM
By ArtD, June 26, 2016

Many folks like to start their plants indoors from seed.

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Making a Pedigree Chart for Your Daylily SeedlingsMaking a Pedigree Chart for Your Daylily Seedlings
By cybersix, June 24, 2016

How to make a beautiful pedigree chart to keep track of the parentage of your seedlings and crosses

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Protecting Bulbs from SquirrelsProtecting Bulbs from Squirrels
By Suga, June 22, 2016

This is my accidental solution to a squirrel problem.

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Climbing Trellis Using 4 Cattle PanelsClimbing Trellis Using 4 Cattle Panels
By Thomas75, June 20, 2016

This is a simple and easy-to-build climbing trellis, either permanent or seasonal, for all types of climbing or vining plants.

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National Garden Bureau Accepting Applications for Therapeutic Garden GrantsNational Garden Bureau Accepting Applications for Therapeutic Garden Grants
By dave, June 17, 2016

National Garden Bureau, in an ongoing effort to raise awareness of horticulture and support the benefits of gardening, will grant $5,000 this fall to be split among three therapeutic gardens in North America.

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The June 2016 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The June 2016 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave, June 15, 2016

We have a huge collection of prizes put together for this month's raffle. Come check it out!

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Chemical-Free Japanese/Asian Beetle Control for RosesChemical-Free Japanese/Asian Beetle Control for Roses
By Buttonwood, June 14, 2016

This is the best method I have come across so far, coupled with milky spore.

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Natural, Non-Toxic Solution for Black Spot on RosesNatural, Non-Toxic Solution for Black Spot on Roses
By cwhitt, June 12, 2016

Here is a natural, non-toxic fix for black spot on roses that you can easily make yourself, and it costs only pennies.

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Daily Garden RecordsDaily Garden Records
By alwaysbehindMN, June 10, 2016

How many of you do a daily garden "walk-around" to see what's just come into bloom and what absolutely must be done (or should have been done yesterday), and how do you keep track of all of this?

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Recycle and DIY Garden ScoopRecycle and DIY Garden Scoop
By Eric4home, June 8, 2016

Have you ever been working with soil mixes, peat moss, or fertilizer and had to stop and retrieve or look for your scoop?

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Properly Isolate Heirloom Tomatoes for Seed SavingProperly Isolate Heirloom Tomatoes for Seed Saving
By CommonCents, June 3, 2016

There are many strategies for isolating heirloom varieties if you plan to save seeds for the future. Some people use distance alone. Others use bagging or other barriers to isolate a branch or whole plant to gather seeds. I use a different method. I clone the plant from a cutting, isolate the clone indoors in a sunny window, and grow the clone to produce seeds to save for future years.

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A Warning about Hoses with Aluminum FittingsA Warning about Hoses with Aluminum Fittings
By silvercbx, June 1, 2016

Aluminum hose fittings can fuse to your brass hose bibs! Read this important information to protect your faucets and avoid costly damage.

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The Need for Garden SentimentalityThe Need for Garden Sentimentality
By bennysplace, May 30, 2016

Grandma’s roses, great grandma’s irises, historical perennials, heirloom bulbs, vintage gardening, and plants of historical importance – these are all terms that call out to the sentimental gardener.

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Seed Nurture and OriginSeed Nurture and Origin
By Anderwood, May 28, 2016

How a seed crop was grown and its origin will affect how the seed grows in your garden. Let's explore some thoughts on organic seed, and why you should consider purchasing seed within your own region.

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Hummingbird ConcentrateHummingbird Concentrate
By donnabking, May 26, 2016

Here is a fast and easy way to be prepared ahead of time for your favorite sweet charming guests without all of the fuss. Whether it's spring or fall, you want to be ready for them with an ample supply of food at a second's notice! Here's how you can be ready.

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The Monarchs Grace Us with Their PresenceThe Monarchs Grace Us with Their Presence
By frostweed, May 24, 2016

Raising Monarchs indoors helps to protect them from predators and assists them in their struggle for survival, increasing their numbers during this difficult time of diminishing habitat.

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Tomato Trellis Using 4 Cattle PanelsTomato Trellis Using 4 Cattle Panels
By Thomas75, May 21, 2016

Here's a tutorial on building a simple trellis to support tomatoes even during the worst weather conditions.

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Making Your Own Standard RosesMaking Your Own Standard Roses
By sunnyvalley, May 18, 2016

This last winter wasn’t as cold as most, at least not for us, but you may still have some roses that have not survived. Sometimes you only lose the grafted rose and come spring all you see are suckers from the rootstock. Depressing, but look on the bright side - those suckers are ideal for making your own standard roses!

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The May 2016 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The May 2016 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave, May 16, 2016

Finally, this month's raffle is ready! We have some great prizes lined up, come in and check it out.

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The Garden Tower 2 ReviewThe Garden Tower 2 Review
By dave, May 9, 2016

What a pleasure to get my hands on this combination vertical garden/vermicomposting system. Watch my video and read about this innovative gardening container.

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Delightful Miniature GardeningDelightful Miniature Gardening
By beckygardener, April 29, 2016

The wonder of tiny items and plants can spill over into gardening. Have you ever thought of creating a miniature garden scene? You'll be surprised at how easy it is.

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Fiddle Leaf Ficus (Fig)Fiddle Leaf Ficus (Fig)
By drdawg, April 27, 2016

There always seems to be a lot of interest in and questions asked me about growing Fiddle Leaf Ficus as a houseplant. Along with questions, there is also a lot of confusion as to exactly what sort of houseplant the Fiddle Leaf actually is.

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