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Decorate with Creepy Plants

Decorate with Creepy Plants - 13 plants to satisfy your dark side -

We’ve got 13 creepy selections that are sure to add a grim, gloomy or ghoulish touch to your landscape or home interior.

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How to Root African Violets

How to Root African Violets - grow a new plant from a single leaf -

African violets are houseplants with attractive leaves and flowers that are available in almost every color imaginable. This article provides detailed instructions for rooting a new African violet plant from a leaf in 10 simple steps.

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Extend the Growing Season with a Cold Frame

Extend the Growing Season with a Cold Frame - you can grow plants even when the weather cools -

Many vegetables grow better in cooler temperatures. A cold frame will extend your cool-season harvest or create a space for starting plants earlier in the spring.

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How Much Light Do Indoor Plants Need?

How Much Light Do Indoor Plants Need? - learn what light your houseplant needs to thrive -

Though most favorite houseplants are suited to grow well in an indoor environment, they all need some access to sunlight or an artificial substitute. We’ll walk you through how to tell if your plants are getting too much or too little light, and what you can do to correct that.

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Vegetable Choices for Cold Frames

Vegetable Choices for Cold Frames - enjoy harvests nearly year-round -

Cold frames are perfect for growing vegetables that thrive in cool temperatures or for starting seeds and cuttings so you can get a jump-start on spring.

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Setting Up Artificial Lights for Indoor Plants

Setting Up Artificial Lights for Indoor Plants - lights on for healthier houseplants -

As the dark days of winter descend, no one misses the sun more than your houseplants. Learn what sort of lighting your indoor plants needs to stay healthy, and how you can provide it in the most simple, cost-effective and attractive way.

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Origins of Common Fruits and Vegetables

Origins of Common Fruits and Vegetables - how some foods got into our gardens & onto our plates -

As American as…gooseberry pie? We examine the globetrotting history of some of our favorite fruits and vegetables. They may be homegrown, but odds are, North America wasn’t their first home.

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10 Houseplants to Propagate and Share

10 Houseplants to Propagate and Share - grow new plants from clippings or division -

Double your fun with your houseplants by learning to propagate them from plantlets or cuttings. Increase your own collection or have houseplants to share—a unique and green DIY gift.

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5 Uses for Rocks in Your Landscape

5 Uses for Rocks in Your Landscape - reuse & repurpose -

Rocks are useful in the landscape for design and to help plants or manage water. Here are five ways to use rocks in your garden.

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Buttercup Squash Soup with Sage

Buttercup Squash Soup with Sage - creamy, mellow flavor -

Buttercup squash has an earthy, mellow flavor. This creamy soup combines buttercup squash with a subtle hint of sage to warm you from the inside out on a chilly day.

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