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Lots of Good Reasons To Plant Sunflowers This Year

Lots of Good Reasons To Plant Sunflowers This Year

People have grown sunflowers for many different reasons over the years. Personally, I started to plant sunflowers for fun and continue growing them for practicality. They are easy to grow and a good way to teach children the fun, ease, and benefits of gardening. Also, due to their quick growth rate, height, and drought tolerance, ...

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8 Fun Facts About Potatoes

8 Fun Facts About Potatoes

We don’t always have to look that far to find interesting stuff.  In fact, sometimes it turns out that it’s been right there in our everyday lives all along.  To wit: the humble potato Here are eight facts about potatoes—some are ...

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10 Great Cold-Hardy Vegetables

10 Great Cold-Hardy Vegetables

There are many ways to extend the growing season through the winter in cold temperate climates, including using cold frames, greenhouses, row covers, and raised beds, as well as mulching heavily and starting plants indoors. Perhaps one of the easiest ...

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