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Ways To Boost The Immunity

Ways To Boost The Immunity

As summer slowly turns to fall and on into winter, I can’t help but looking glumly into the eye of cold and flu season. I thought that I should take a look at what herbs could help us build up ...

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Proper Plant Propagation – Part II

Proper Plant Propagation – Part II

In this installment we will discuss the various types of layering, division, separation, grafting, and budding. Layering Plant stems, still attached to the parent, may form roots where they touch rooting medium. When severed from parent plant, the rooted stem ...

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Proper Plant Propagation, Part 1

Proper Plant Propagation, Part 1

When it comes to gardening and plant propagation, we usually talk about propagating by planting seed. However, there are several other types of propagation that we can use to continue specific plant varieties. They include stem cuttings, root cuttings, divisions, ...

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Winter Storage and Care for Strawberries

Winter Storage and Care for Strawberries

Strawberries are a great addition to any garden, but they do require special care and attention, especially in the winter. To keep your plants healthy and producing for many seasons, you will want to prepare them well for the winter ...

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Fall Planting, Planning, and Preparations

Fall Planting, Planning, and Preparations

While many of us think only of spring as planting time, there is much gardening to be done throughout fall. Officially, fall begins with the autumnal equinox, but a much better description of fall comes from master gardener Paul James: ...

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Gardening 101 – Back to Basics

Gardening 101 – Back to Basics

Whether you’re just starting to think about planting a garden or a veteran of many seasons, it never hurts to return to the basics for a refresher. Gardening is possible just about anywhere there is a plot of ground that ...

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Growing The Next Generation of Gardeners

Growing The Next Generation of Gardeners

Interest in gardening doesn’t just happen. Children gain interest in gardening by being out in the garden with their parents, grandparents, and/or older siblings, following them around, asking questions, and being allowed to get their hands dirty. I gained my ...

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