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How To Always Have Greens Coming Out of the Garden!

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How To Always Have Greens Coming Out of the Garden!
Planting in succession is an ideal way to keep your harvest coming out of the garden as long as possible.  Depending on where you live, your season may be long or short.  The good news is there are great ways to expend your harvest on the front and back end of your season.

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Garden Tips for Beginners

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Garden Tips for Beginners

Essential Garden Tips for Beginners Over the years we have been reached out by many newbie gardeners on how to start a garden from seed.  We created a post on "How to Start a Garden from Seed."  This will be a great place to start, in addition to reading over local garden blogs and gardening books for your region.  These experts will provide you with insights and tips for your area while also helping you to get an understanding of this exciting new endeavor your about to embark on!  Our recommendation is to start small, you do not want to overwhelm yourself with a large...

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How to Successfully Grow Tomato and Pepper Plants from Seed

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How to Successfully Grow Tomato and Pepper Plants from Seed
Growing your own tomatoes and peppers from seed is such a reward.  Once well established, these plants will provide more fruit than you know what do with!  

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Plants That Attract Butterflies in Your Garden

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Plants That Attract Butterflies in Your Garden
By choosing plants that attract butterflies, we can create gardens that are vibrant, aesthetically pleasing and also support the health and vitality of our local ecosystem.   When choosing plants to attract butterflies to your garden, it's best to choose a variety of plants that bloom at different times throughout the year to provide a continuous food source.  In addition plants that also provide additional benefits such as shelter and habitat would be optimal! 

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How To Start a Garden Journal

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How To Start a Garden Journal
Using a garden journal, throughout the year, can be one of a gardener's best allies in their gardening journey.  A garden journal is intended to be fun and another creative way to keep track of your garden.  Include photos, sketches, old seed packets and anything else that may be useful for you.  This is a personalized documentation, so anything that is helpful and pertinent can be included.

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