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Crocuses: The First Sign of Spring

You know spring is finally on the way when the first crocuses start poking their heads out through the snow. Those small purple flowers bring a smile to any Northeasterner’s heart. Here are some facts about and tips for growing … 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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November in the Garden: What to Plant and Grow

Most people think that spring and summer are the only times to plant new seeds and grow fresh vegetables, but there are plenty of species who thrive in the winter, too! Lots of plants and vegetables are hardy enough to … Continue reading

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Preparing Seedlings Indoors

It may still be winter out there, but for those that plan on growing their own seedlings, planting season is looming in closer every day. Seedlings take a bit of extra planning, technique, and—most of all—care. But those gardeners who … Continue reading

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January Gardening Tips

January always feels as though we should be coming to the end of the winter cycle, but the sad truth is that we’re not even halfway to spring yet. It’s still chilly outside (and sometimes downright freezing), and the spring … Continue reading

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Homemade Greenhouses

Winter is definitely on its way and that leaves us wondering what to do with our beloved plants that we don’t have room for inside. A good frost can kill even the healthiest of plants if they aren’t meant to … Continue reading

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Winter Garden Lights

Now that Thanksgiving has passed, preparations for winter and the rest of the holiday season are in full throttle. Many gardens might not be winter gardens, but that doesn’t mean they can’t still be beautiful. Adding a little magic to … Continue reading

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