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How to Start Your Plants From Seed

Sure, you can go to your local greenhouse or farmers’ market and buy seedlings to plant in your container garden. But your choices are going to be limited to what those greenhouses and farmers think will sell the best. If … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Grow Fruits and Vegetables In the City

Whether you’re growing produce on your balcony or rooftop garden, or in your own patch of a community garden, there are plenty of great reasons why it’s awesome to grow your own. Here are just a few of them. They … Continue reading

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Tips for Choosing the Best Pots for Your Container Garden

Let’s face it: there isn’t much space in the big city for gardening. But that doesn’t mean you can’t add a little green to your life! Container gardening was made for city dwellers. You can have great success—not to mention … Continue reading

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Growing an Indoor Herb Garden

Many gardeners dread the winter months: no digging in the garden, significantly less fresh local produce, and very few fresh herbs. But the good news is that even if you don’t have an indoor greenhouse, you don’t have to give … Continue reading

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Preparing Your Garden for Winter

As much as we hate to admit it, fall is here and winter is right on its heels. It’s time to get your garden ready for next year by doing a few things before the snow flies. Clean up your … Continue reading

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Move It to the Roof!

If you live in a small space or an apartment, chances are you just don’t have that much space to work with for gardening. You can put pots around the house or in the windows, hang herbs from the ceiling, … 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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The Best Plants For Shaded Spaces

Not all of us have the luxury of a big plot of land just begging to be turned into a lush garden. One of the best things about having a garden in the city is that big or small, you … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Reasons to Bring the Outdoors In at Home

One of my aunts – an avid animal rescuer, gardener, and entertainer – has always been good at offering heaps of sage advice. Some of it doesn’t always apply to my life, but one tip that has always stuck with … Continue reading

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Paying Homage to the Defective Carrot

I have a friend who once found a delightful surprise when digging up carrots from her garden. She discovered that two carrots had essentially fused together in what looked like a gardening science experiment gone awry. Apparently, such mysterious carrot … Continue reading

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