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Do You Know Mistletoe?

Do You Know Mistletoe? - a unique holiday favorite -

A plant parasite, a source of ancient myths and legends, or a magical charm…the history of mistletoe is a fascinating tale that spans the centuries.

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Gingerbread Cookies Made Simple

Gingerbread Cookies Made Simple - the best gingerbread cookie recipe -

This is a great-tasting cookie that's perfect for gathering together to decorate.

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Secrets to Growing Citrus in Pots

Secrets to Growing Citrus in Pots - grow your own at home -

Follow this beginner’s guide to grow and harvest your own lemons, limes or mandarins.

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Keep a Poinsettia Looking Good Longer

Keep a Poinsettia Looking Good Longer - best care tips for your poinsettia -

Keep your poinsettia looking beautiful for as long as possible with these tips.

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Energizing Strawberry Smoothie

Energizing Strawberry Smoothie - power up for your busy day -

Here's a recipe for a protein-packed power smoothie to provide all the on-the-go energy you need to fuel you through your day.

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Grow an Avocado Plant from a Pit

Grow an Avocado Plant from a Pit - turn your avocado pit into a cute houseplant -

Stop throwing out those avocado pits! With nothing more than water, sunlight, and patience, you can turn the seeds into lush houseplants with this crazy-easy DIY project.

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7 Houseplants That Look Great on a Shelf

7 Houseplants That Look Great on a Shelf - create a cascade of foliage -

While all houseplants bring the relaxed feeling of the outdoors, indoors, some are particularly well-suited for displaying on a shelf, where their naturally trailing foliage can grow free. Here are seven of our favorites.

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How to Make Pine Cone Fire Starters

How to Make Pine Cone Fire Starters - get your toes warming faster -

You’ll warm up quickly to these easy-to-make fire starters. They’re the perfect way to jump-start a cozy hearth or camp fire.

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All About Growing Perennial Plants

All About Growing Perennial Plants - plants that return year after year -

The information you need to know to grow perennial garden plants. We’ve collected some of our best tips for growing perennials in pots and in your garden, including a list of popular plants and how to care for them.

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Beyond Conifers: 10 Evergreens You Should Try

Beyond Conifers: 10 Evergreens You Should Try - enjoy year-round garden greenery -

Evergreen trees aren't your only option if you want some outside color in your garden or landscape during the cold months. Here are ten evergreen plants that can also provide a splash of green onto the bare whites of winter.

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