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10 Essential Tools to Buy Before You Start Gardening

Always wanted to give gardening a go, but afraid your thumb's not green enough? With the right tools on hand, you CAN tend a thriving herb, vegetable or flower garden!
Posted 3/29/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 89 comments   25,504 views
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From Garden to Picnic, 12 Ways to Store Summer Food Favorites

With summer food comes storage issues. From canning your garden's bounty to marinating your favorite pork chops, we handpicked 12 of the best summer storage solutions for you.
Posted 5/30/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 5 comments   20,029 views
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Add Some Whimsy With These 10 Adorable Garden Tools

Whether you want to start your first flower bed or expand the number of veggies you grow this year, now is the time to take stock of your tools and see what you need.
Posted 4/3/2014  6:00:00 AM By: Megan Patrick : 22 comments   43,089 views
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Poll: Do Front-Yard Vegetable Gardens Offend You?

Some people are taking their health into their own hands by growing food on their front lawns--only to be cited, fined and even jailed. Should vegetable gardening be a crime?
Posted 7/25/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 522 comments   42,604 views
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Getting Your Kids Excited About Healthy Foods

I let my kids help decide what we are going to plant in our garden, and they help take care of it. It's a great way to teach them something and develop healthy habits.
Posted 7/10/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 13 comments   16,060 views
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The No-More-Excuses Guide to Vegetable Gardening

Think growing your own fruits and veggies is too hard, time consuming, or labor intensive? Think again. Whatever your excuse, we're busting it here!
Posted 4/23/2012  9:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 82 comments   24,421 views
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Gardening May Help Prevent Falls in the Elderly

Falls account for over 2 million emergency room visits each year, however according to a recent report gardening may help prevent falls in the elderly.
Posted 1/31/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Nancy Howard : 22 comments   12,656 views
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Chef Meg's 4-Pack of Pickled Vegetable Recipes

How can you extend the summer harvest and add flavor without fat to your meals? With pickles! Chef Meg pickles everything under the sun--even something usually considered garbage!
Posted 8/22/2011  6:00:00 PM By: Meg Galvin : 20 comments   22,654 views
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My Foray into Vegetable Gardening

I've been saying for years that I want to start my own garden, but I was intimidated. What if the things I tried to grow just didn't work at all?
Posted 6/28/2011  2:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 103 comments   17,729 views
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Tips for Washing Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Whether choosing from the dirty or clean list, it is important to wash your favorite fresh fruits and vegetables. Use these tips to keep your family safe and healthy.
Posted 6/20/2011  6:00:00 PM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 38 comments   47,038 views
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When They Grow It, They Eat It

Experts have long-believed that children who grow, prepare and eat their own food make healthier food choices. Now a new study is validating these beliefs.
Posted 10/19/2010  1:33:25 PM By: Jen Mueller : 43 comments   16,026 views
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Poll: Do You Grow Any of Your Own Food?

Are you as excited for gardening season as we are? Tell us about your garden plot!
Posted 4/16/2010  7:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 367 comments   27,051 views
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Should You Be Planning a Victory Garden?

Simple ideas to help you plan a victory-type garden for your family.
Posted 3/1/2010  1:00:00 PM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 171 comments   21,905 views
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3 Creative Ways to Use Your Garden Surplus

Ideas you may not have thought of to use your garden surplus this summer if you are short on time or storage space.
Posted 7/2/2009  10:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 54 comments   14,848 views
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