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Jul 1, 2020
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Grow A Garden Quickly In Summer
Are you a short-term tenant or someone who travels a lot? If you need a “quick result garden” in some temporary spot, there are many fast-growing plants and even seeds that produce a speedy harvest. Consider growing all or …
Gardening Know How
Your Guide to 7 Veggie-Harvest Times
Want to grow your own vegetables, but don’t know when to harvest them? Current interest in vegetables and other home-grown produce …
Family Handyman
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Bees Are Still Working – and That’s Good News for All of Us
As many businesses are slowly beginning to reopen even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is nice to know our nation's pollinators …
Growing Produce
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How Do You Measure Soil Health? 21 Methods To Consider
It's no secret that soil health is important. Healthy soils can affect a number of results from crop yield, to disease suppression …
Holganix
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Get Rid of the 10 Worst Garden Insects
These 1/6-inch pear-shaped creatures pierce plant tissues to suck out sap. Affected plants often form puckered leaves, show stunted …
Family Handyman
Transform Your Backyard Into the Ultimate Summer Playground
In case you've abandoned the news to recover some of your sanity, let me inform you of something important: COVID-19 is back on …
The Inventory
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Growing A Flowering Rain Garden: Selecting Flowers For Rain Gardens
A rain garden is a useful, environmentally friendly way to control water and storm runoff in your yard or garden. Plant one in a depression …
Gardening Know How
How Heat and Humidity Impact Outdoor Plants
If your garden is struggling in high heat or humidity, you may need to consider your plant selection and whether it's a good fit for …
Family Handyman
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Caring for Tomatoes, by Emma Biggs
When I start my seeds in early spring, I'm full of energy and excitement that has built up over winter. At the end of the season …
Kids Gardening
Gardening With A Cell Phone: What To Do With Your Phone In The Garden
Carrying your phone into the garden to work may seem like an extra hassle, but can be useful. Figuring out what to do with your phone …
Gardening Know How
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Putting plants together: an easy guide
It's relatively straightforward to find the right plants for the right parts of your garden – its label normally tells you what soil …
The English Garden
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"Yes, I drive a big gas guzzler. But I compensate by using a solar-powered tip calculator."
Copyright © Randy Glasbergen
Trivia
Approximately how many pencils can an average size tree can provide?
See the answer below.
How to Dry and Store Garden Herbs
Drying your food is a relatively easy and inexpensive way to preserve produce — especially herbs. It's also a fine way to …
Family Handyman
What Year Was It?
Amelia Earhart disappears
What Year
The Lockheed aircraft carrying American aviator Amelia Earhart and navigator Frederick Noonan is reported missing near Howland Island in the Pacific.
The day was Jul 2. What year was it?
Quote of the Week
"If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need."
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Trivia Answer
Approximately how many pencils can an average size tree can provide?
Answer: 170,100