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Autumn Container Combinations

Autumn Container Combinations - 3 combos that celebrate fall -

Celebrate autumn by switching out heat-loving "summer" plants for some that thrive in cooler temperatures.

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Get to Know Bonsai

Get to Know Bonsai - tiny trees with a long history -

Learn about bonsai trees; a fascinating combination of art and nature are used to create miniature trees that have a beautiful sculptural quality.

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10 Shrubs That Smell as Good as They Look

10 Shrubs That Smell as Good as They Look - plants that deliver sweet scents -

Curb appeal isn’t the only thing to consider when selecting shrubs for your landscape. Check out these ten shrubs that look great and smell even better!

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Get the Most Out of Potted Mums

Get the Most Out of Potted Mums - give your landscape a fresh look for fall -

Chrysanthemums, also known as “mums”, are available in hundreds of colors and flower forms. They bloom for several weeks in the autumn, adding a colorful boost to tired summer landscapes.

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How to Prune Fruit Trees

How to Prune Fruit Trees - a beginner's guide -

Follow these simple steps for maintaining your fruit tree and you’ll be on your way to having a healthy and productive harvest of fruits.

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Get to Know Roses

Get to Know Roses - There’s one out there just right for you! -

There are many different types of roses and knowing their characteristics can help you decide which rose suits your needs. Learn the difference between hybrid tea, floribunda, grandiflora, shrub, climbing, tree and miniature roses.

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Fermenting Vegetables for Beginners

Fermenting Vegetables for Beginners - a simple method for preparing healthy, tasty vegetables -

The lost art of fermenting vegetables is gaining popularity as people rediscover the delicious flavors and health benefits of fermented foods. These simple steps will teach anyone how to ferment their own vegetables in no time!

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Basic Sauerkraut: Fermenting Cabbage

Basic Sauerkraut: Fermenting Cabbage - super-easy recipe for making traditional sauerkraut -

It’s so easy to ferment food at home that you’ll want to try it too with this simple recipe for sauerkraut.

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Toughen Up Your Landscape: 10 Shrubs That Can Handle Harsh Conditions

Toughen Up Your Landscape: 10 Shrubs That Can Handle Harsh Conditions - You'll win with these! -

In the survival-of-the-fittest world of plants, there are bound to be a few that come out on top. These ten shrubs have proven that they have what it takes to endure some of nature’s harshest conditions.

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Get to Know Hydrangeas

Get to Know Hydrangeas - light up gardens & containers with this flowering shrub -

Learn more about the different types of hydrangeas and how to care for them.

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