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The Rose: The Queen of Flowers Blossoms in Summer Arrangements

You can't help but notice that roses are blooming all over. During the summer months, this ever-popular flower, also known as "The Queen of...

50 Ways to Improve Your Home

Are you are preparing your home for sale, planning to remodel, or shopping for a new home? Find out what is important in the current housing market, and make choices that add the most value and enjoyment for the money.

Gardening Using Trees and Shrubs with Scent in Mind

Trees and shrubs can give such a variety of powerful scents that it is a shame that most of us don't have the space to use more of them in our gardens.

How to Make Your Own Rooting Hormone

While commercial rooting hormone can be used there are organic homemade versions that work as well.

Summer Pruning: Pinch an Inch

Most of us gardeners have done some pinching of geraniums, begonias, and especially fuchsias, trying to make them bushier. It works pretty much the same with fruit trees, too. The more often you pinch, the more bud breaks you get and the bushier your tree becomes.

Wildflower Seeds

Wildflowers will require less water and fertilizer than other plants. Equally wildflowers have a natural resistance to pests and diseases and so will reduce the need for sprays and pesticides.

Preserving Your Harvest

Canning, drying, and freezing, are good ways of preserving your crops such as beans, corn, peas, peppers, summer squash, and tomatoes.

Mold: The Lurking Fungus

What is Mold? Mold. Often called Mildew, is caused by fungi. Mold is everywhere, inside buildings, houses and outdoors. They spread by spores that travel...

Organic Gardener’s Toolkit

For anyone contemplating the switch to organic gardening, here are a few ingredients that should be in every gardener's toolkit.
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