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6 Heat-Loving Plant Combos for Containers

6 Heat-Loving Plant Combos for Containers - beat the heat with these pretty accents -

Try an expert-recommended combo of plants that will withstand hot weather in your next container display.

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Cucumber Salad

Cucumber Salad - a cool treat on a hot summer’s day -

Not too sure what to do with all of your extra cucumbers? This salad is a perfect way to utilize them.

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Top 10 Deer Resistant Plants for Your Garden

Top 10 Deer Resistant Plants for Your Garden - grow plants that deer don't like -

Gardeners who live in heavily deer-populated areas know just how frustrating it can be to see their hard work trampled and eaten by hungry, roaming deer. One of the best options to keep deer at bay is to incorporate plants that deer don't like into your garden.

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Use Your Summer Harvest:  Fresh Tomatoes 5 Ways

Use Your Summer Harvest: Fresh Tomatoes 5 Ways - fresh, sauce, salsa, juice, canned/frozen -

If you're looking for new ways to use your tomatoes, try some of these ideas!

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15 Plants That Safely Repel Mosquitos

15 Plants That Safely Repel Mosquitos - foliage and flowers to keep the biters at bay -

Quite a few common plants contain natural compounds that mosquitos find offensive and avoid.

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Get to Know Celosia

Get to Know Celosia - learn more about this colorful plant -

The flowers of this fun, soft-to-the-touch plant come in vivid colors that kids and adults love. Learn a little about where this whimsical plant came from and why it is so popular.

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Top 10 Tomato Pests and Problems

Top 10 Tomato Pests and Problems - and how to avoid them -

Here's expert advice on how to keep your tomatoes healthy and prevent the 10 most common problems with tomato plants.

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Keep Your Cut Flowers Fresh Longer

Keep Your Cut Flowers Fresh Longer - grow your own bouquet -

Follow these words of advice and your flowers will stay fresh and pretty.

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6 Beautiful Edible Plants for Containers

6 Beautiful Edible Plants for Containers - brighten your doorway or patio -

Read more to see our blue-ribbon picks to beautify your small-space garden.

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Tips for Choosing the Best Annuals

Tips for Choosing the Best Annuals - a great first choice will set you up for a hassle-free season bursting with color -

Do you walk into a garden center and think, "Where do I even start?" We know the feeling, so we have put together our pro-tips on choosing the best annuals to make your experience enjoyable!

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