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Harvesting, Storing and Preserving Herbs from the Garden

by Melinda Myers on June 8, 2017

Enjoy herbs all year round. Harvest herbs now for garden-fresh meals and preserve a few for the winter ahead. Snip a few leaves or leaf-covered stems as needed. For the same intensity of flavor, you...

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Family Gardening Provides More Than A Bountiful Harvest

by Melinda Myers on May 10, 2017

Gardeners know digging, planting, harvesting and even viewing a garden is good for the mind, body and spirit. It improves strength and flexibility, lowers blood pressure and elevates our mood. And this is true for...

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From The Garden to The Party

by Melinda Myers on April 20, 2017

Make every meal a special event by bringing the garden to the table. Serve your favorite dishes made from homegrown ingredients. Then allow guests to add their own herbal seasonings right from the garden or...

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Select The Best Tomatoes For Your Garden And Table

by Melinda Myers on April 6, 2017

Sliced, sauced, or cooked in your favorite recipe; tomatoes are a favorite and versatile vegetable. What’s more, they taste best when grown and harvested from your own garden or container. Ensure the best flavor and...

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Grow A Bigger Garden In A Smaller Space

by Melinda Myers on March 29, 2017

Whether in the ground or on a balcony or deck, there’s always room to grow your own garden-fresh produce and beautiful flowers. Space saving gardening techniques and products can help you increase productivity in any...

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Grow Abundant Tomato Harvests In A Pot

by Melinda Myers on March 15, 2017

Harvest and enjoy the garden-fresh flavor of tomatoes right outside your kitchen. Grow them in containers set on your patio, balcony, deck or stairs. You’ll enjoy the convenience of harvesting fresh tomatoes just a few...