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Thomas Jefferson: America's Third President and First Gardener

Thomas Jefferson: America's Third President and First Gardener - celebrate Presidents' Day this year by planning your own mini-Monticello garden -

Thomas Jefferson was author of the Declaration of Independence and our third president, but he listed as one of his proudest achievements his terraced vegetable garden at Monticello. Find out how easy it is to grow some of the vegetables and herbs Jefferson introduced to this country.

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Easy to Make Catnip Toys

Easy to Make Catnip Toys - Cat tested and approved! -

These garden-themed toys are the purrrfect way to please your favorite feline and put your home-grown catnip to good use. Super-simple to make and they're also a terrific gift for anyone with a cat.

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Care Tips for Fabulous Miniature Roses

Care Tips for Fabulous Miniature Roses - keep your mini rose looking pretty -

Check out our easy decorating and care tips.

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Creamy Coleslaw

Creamy Coleslaw - classic, homemade recipe -

This simple recipe has a creamy, mayonnaise dressing with a zippy flavor. It’s ideal as a stand-alone side salad or as a topping for sandwiches and hot dogs.

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How to Rescue an Overwatered Houseplant

How to Rescue an Overwatered Houseplant - you may be killing your plant with kindness -

Houseplants require the right balance of light, water, temperature and nutrition to thrive. Too little, or too much, of any of these elements and your plant can become weakened and even die. Here’s what to do if you have a plant that's suffering the consequences of too much watering.

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DIY Painted Rocks for Your Garden

DIY Painted Rocks for Your Garden - guaranteed to brighten your landscape -

Painting rocks is simple and fun. And better yet, you can use your artwork to put a unique stamp on your garden.

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DIY: Herb-Flavored Salts and Sugars

DIY: Herb-Flavored Salts and Sugars - a tasty way to use your homegrown herbs -

Sugars and salts flavored with herbs are the latest trend to hit the culinary world. Read how you can get in on the action by making your own.

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Garden Trends for 2019

Garden Trends for 2019 - what’s new -

Here are the up-and-coming plants, popular colors and gardening trends to try this year. Pick a few and infuse a fresh look to your home, indoors and out.

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8 Lucky Foods to Eat on New Year's Day

8 Lucky Foods to Eat on New Year's Day - delicious traditions to celebrate January 1 -

Around the world, families greet the New Year with traditional foods and dishes said to bring luck in the coming year. Here are eight you might want to try this January 1.

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10 Beginner-Friendly Bonsai Plants

10 Beginner-Friendly Bonsai Plants - get started today with this ancient garden art -

These days bonsai plants are readily available in garden centers and online. Here are ten of the most popular varieties to get you started growing your own bonsai trees.

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