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Veggie tales, Local students embrace Burmese staples, planting

By Denise

This is an article published June 1, 2008 by Emma Downs. It was published in the Journal Gazette. To me it shows the underlying value of gardening Cupped inside his calloused hand, Ephraim Smiley cradles a few dozen seeds. Pretty ordinary to look at, the seeds are large and small; some beige or gray, a […]

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Hardening off Garden Plants – Don’t overlook this step

By Denise

Many people don’t realize the importance of hardening off your gardening plants. When you harden off or adjust the plant to direct sunlight and wind slowly you improve its chances of being healthy or producing faster and better crops. Why is hardening off important? Most plants are started in greenhouses in controlled environments. Direct sunlight […]

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Why didn’t my Vegetables Sprout? Gardening help is on the way.

By Denise

When beginners or even seasoned gardeners plant a garden, a plant may fail to sprout. This can happen to anyone for a variety of reasons. Gardening is always a learning experience so just take a quick evaluation to see if you can pinpoint exactly what happened. WATER Did you water as you were suppose to? […]

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How to grow Vegetables, Flowers and Herbs in Hanging Baskets

By Denise

If you are limited to room to grow vegetables or want the convenience of crops close by take a closer look at what can be grown in hanging baskets. Most people have seen tomatoes, particularly cherry tomatoes growing in baskets.   But with a little planning it’s amazing what all crops and herbs you can […]

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