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Bacon and Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

Bacon and Balsamic Brussels Sprouts - sure to become a family favorite -

Roasting is a great way to bring out the rich flavor of brussels sprouts and retain their crisp texture. A touch of bacon and balsamic transforms this humble vegetable to a comfort-food favorite.

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Grow Your Own Smoothie Garden

Grow Your Own Smoothie Garden - Easy to grow, quick to blend, delicious to drink! -

Smoothies are a time-saving and tasty way to get your daily fruits and vegetables. And you don't have to scour the grocery store to find the best ingredients. You can grow most of the most healthy and delectable smoothie fruits and vegetables in your own garden.

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Easy Green Beans with Festive Color

Easy Green Beans with Festive Color - seasoned with garlic -

Jazz up green beans with this savory recipe.

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Grow Light Guidelines for Getting Seeds Started

Grow Light Guidelines for Getting Seeds Started - tips for setting up lights for seedlings -

You don’t have to wait for the cold days of winter to pass before jumping into spring gardening. Start your seeds indoors to get a jump-start on the growing season. This article explains the pros and cons of using grow lights to start your plant seedlings. It also provides advice on the various light bulb types and proper spacing.

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Ten Presidents and their Trees

Ten Presidents and their Trees - famous trees of the White House -

Ever since Thomas Jefferson occupied the White House, presidents have planted trees to honor events big and small or simply to add to the storied gardens at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. We'll introduce you to ten of these commemorative trees and the presidents who planted them.

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Broccoli Romanesco with Cheese Sauce

Broccoli Romanesco with Cheese Sauce - beautiful & tasty -

Any type of broccoli or cauliflower can be substituted in this recipe, but we suggest Romanesco because it adds a wow-factor, elevating the classic cheesy broccoli side dish to a new level.

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Plant a Pollinator Garden

Plant a Pollinator Garden - help bees and the environment -

Bees and other pollinating insects are an important part of the ecosystem. You can plant a garden that provides a food source for pollinators and adds beauty to your yard.

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How to Grow Spaghetti Squash

How to Grow Spaghetti Squash - plant in spring for a fall harvest -

Spaghetti squash is a low-maintenance vegetable that even a beginner can grow successfully. This article explains how.

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Earth Day: How-to Pay it Forward

Earth Day: How-to Pay it Forward - 11 simple project ideas -

April 22 is a day to make a positive change that benefits our home, the earth. Pay it forward to our planet with some or all of these easy-to-do projects.

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Green Pea and Mint Soup

Green Pea and Mint Soup - a fresh twist on an old favorite -

This easy-to-prepare soup is a tasty blend of peas and fresh mint.

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