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Cool Gardening Tools for 2016

It’s not so much the “new year” anymore, but with spring just around the corner in North America, it’s almost time to break out those cool new gardening tools you got for the holidays! There are tons of new products … Continue reading

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Gardening Helps Fight Alzheimer’s

This month, we have some good news for you about the power of gardening. A new study indicates that physical activities like gardening, dancing, or horseback riding could reduce Alzheimer’s risk by about 50 percent. This is great news for … Continue reading

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From Winter Garden to Festive Feast

With the holidays coming up and family coming in, now is a great time to maximize your garden’s abilities. Making dishes from winter produce to put on the table this time year will help save you money at the grocery … Continue reading

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Decorating Your Garden for Halloween

It’s the scariest time of year, and your garden should be no exception. You’ve already got great scenery at your disposal, so why not use it to create a scene both beautiful and haunting? Here are some ideas to spookify … Continue reading

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Plants to Purify Your Home

You want your home to be a fulfilling, restful place. Some smartly-chosen greenery can not only provide a good feeling of relaxation but actually contribute to the health of your home through air purification. But which plants to choose? Here … Continue reading

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Gardening for Small Spaces

If you live in an apartment, and especially in an apartment in a big city like New York, there just isn’t always space for gardening. But that doesn’t mean you can’t do any gardening or growing! There are plenty of … Continue reading

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How to DIY Your Own Holiday Wreath

Holiday wreaths are such lovely, seasonal decorations to behold this time of year. Some historians have traced the origins of wreaths back to ancient Greece and Rome, from which different incarnations of wreaths have roots in Christianity, organized athletics, and … Continue reading

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Indoor Gardening Insights: How to Care for Air Plants

Air plants, also known as Tillandsia, have been growing in popularity over the last few years, and are ideal for urban dwellers who want indoor plants that don’t require too much attention. According to Better Homes and Gardens, there are … Continue reading

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Don’t Leave the Farmers Market Without these Fruits and Veggies

During the summertime, it never feels like a chore to eat the best in-season fruits and veggies. From berries to stone fruits, to delicious herbs and corn, there is absolutely no shortage of produce at the farmers market right now. … Continue reading

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Must-Have Tools for the Urban Gardener

If your home or apartment is anything like mine, you may often find yourself struggling to find additional storage for those items you just can’t bear to give up. I barely have enough space to garden, let alone store gardening … Continue reading

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