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Get to Know Mums

Get to Know Mums

Learn more about the history of mums, the flower of November.

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5 Reasons to Grow Your Own Radishes

5 Reasons to Grow Your Own Radishes - a little vegetable with big flavor -

Find out why you should grow your own radishes. The #1 reason being, a radish is one of the easiest and fastest vegetables to grow.

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Marinated Cherry Tomato Salad

Marinated Cherry Tomato Salad - a tasty way to enjoy your cherry tomato harvest -

This great recipe provides the perfect blend of tangy tomatoes and mellow feta cheese.

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Simple Steps to Freeze and Store Vegetables

Simple Steps to Freeze and Store Vegetables - don't let your garden harvest go to waste -

If your vegetable garden is producing more than you can use in your weekly meals (lucky you!), then follow these steps to freeze and store your extra harvest to use over the next 8-12 months.

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When and How to Divide Iris

When and How to Divide Iris

Bearded, Siberian, and Japanese iris plants should be divided 6 weeks before the first hard frost every 3-5 years. Follow these step-by-step instructions to keep your iris at their best.

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Top 5 Hardy Succulents

Top 5 Hardy Succulents -these plants thrive in harsh conditions-

These drought-resistant plants are stunningly beautiful and nearly indestructible.

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Minty Honeydew Sorbet

Minty Honeydew Sorbet -and frozen fruit snacks-

When a heatwave strikes, find relief and cool down with this minty melon delight.

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Drying, Pressing and Preserving Flowers

Drying, Pressing and Preserving Flowers - simple DIY steps to preserving flowers -

With minimal effort and a perfectly timed snip, an ephemeral flower may be transformed into an eternal flower. We've got tips on how to preserve fresh flowers so you can enjoy them for years to come.

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6 Best Bulbs for Southern Gardens (Zones 7-10)

6 Best Bulbs for Southern Gardens (Zones 7-10)

These perennial bulbs survive and thrive in the heat and humidity of southern gardens. If you live where the temperature and the heat index aren't as high as the Deep South, then plant these bulbs in containers and enjoy them as annuals.

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How to Evaluate Your Soil Type

How to Evaluate Your Soil Type - do you have clay, silt, sand or loam soil -

Believe it or not, plants in the garden do better if the soil is healthy. Focus on a single aspect of soil health and perform this simple jar test to determine the composition of your garden soil.

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