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The Ten most popular Homegrown Vegetables

By Denise

The 10 most popular homegrown vegetables in the USA and Canada are listed below in the order of their popularity. The tomato tops the list as the most popular vegetable but it is technically a fruit! Both heirloom tomatoes and new varities of tomatoes are popular along with the cherry tomatoes, which are primarily used in […]

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How to Plant a Tree – Add beauty to your yard

By Denise

So you have chosen a tree for your yard and taken into consideration the size it will grow to and made sure it will survive and thrive in your climate. If you have not dug a hole for your tree is will be your first task. I dig my holes for trees in stages so my back […]

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How the First Earth Day came about – Celebrate Earth Day

By Denise

Earth day will be celebrated April 22nd. Below is an article by Senator Gaylord Nelson on its history. Celebrate this important day. How the First Earth Day Came About by Senator Gaylord Nelson, Founder of Earth Day What was the purpose of Earth Day? How did it start? These are the questions I am most […]

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Mound Gardening, The Aztecs developed form of gardening.

By Denise

The Aztec people are credited with developing mound gardens, which are also called floating gardens in many areas. This form of gardening was created at least 2000 years ago.  Mound gardens are gardens somewhat like a raised bed garden that were planted in marshy wetlands and shallow lakes. The Aztecs had much land that was […]

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