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Garden planning and seed starting

The calendar flips to the new year and my thoughts turn to planting the garden and looking into things to grow for the upcoming season.  And as winter turns to spring, the gardening itch gets a little more serious and…

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Tomatoes - A guide to choosing tomato varieties

Tomatoes are a member of botanical family Solanaceae which make up a group of plants better known as nightshades.  Surprising to me, there are over 10,000  recorded tomato varieties with more being developed all the time as home gardeners breed…

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How to container garden

We all have pictures in our minds of how a garden should look with it's weed free rows growing this winters produce or maybe it is just a small backyard garden where we go to get the salad fixings for…

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