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The Right Way (And Wrong Way) To Garden Indoors With Grow Lights

Image source: t5fixtures.com<p>Starting and growing plants indoors is a great way to augment your gardening space and to extend your growing season. …

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The First Space Flower Bloomed Decades Ago, Not This Week

This week was full of lessons. Lesson One: Never trust an astronaut. Lesson Two: Everyone loves flowers. Lesson Three: We’ve grown a <i>lot</i> of plants in …

Allotment gardening 'is good for your mental health'

Study finds that just 30 minutes a week can improve mood and self-esteem as well as physical fitness<p>Gardeners have long extolled the virtues of losing an afternoon digging and weeding but now scientists have confirmed that <b>tending an allotment</b> is good for your mental health.<p>Just 30 minutes a week …

This NYC garden grows fruit where the sun doesn’t shine

NEW YORK — In a forgotten corner of the New York City underground, Dan Barasch and James Ramsey are growing pineapples.<p>“It’s ripe,” Ramsey said, …

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Five Ways of Making Your Lawn Better

Fall is a great time to get your yard ready for the next growing season. The cooling temperatures often make working outside less taxing, and some of …

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How to Clean Your Deck or Patio

1. Sweep Up<p>Once the surface is wet, everything sticks. Anything you can catch with a broom while it’s dry is something that you won’t have to peel up …

10 Great Plants For Dry Shade

<b>Recommended Plants For The Dry Shade Garden</b><p>Dry shade has to be the most challenging planting situation in any garden. Whether it’s in the …

Bad Trees | Tree Choices for the Yard | Planting Trees Tips

11 Dangerous Trees You Should Never Plant in Your Yard<p>Some trees are more trouble than they’re worth. Before you head to a nursery, see our …

3 Strategies for Replacing Your Lawn

The turbulent history of the mulberry

In 1727, when the artist Thomas Gainsborough was born, the mulberry tree in his parents’ garden in Sudbury, Suffolk, was already more than 100 years old.<p>The tree (Morus nigra) is still there, its massive serpentine boughs bending to the ground supported by wooden props and, after almost 300 years, …

MOCOVOTE: Aqueduct Modular Mini Planter System by Evan Gant

21<p>MOCOVOTE: Aqueduct Modular Mini Planter System by Evan Gant<p>There are several new additions to <b>MOCOVOTE</b> including this <b>3-D printed mini planter system</b> …

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Recipe for Bruschetta

<i>A delicious spring recipe for bruschetta topped with lean beef, tasty artichoke and crumbled feta. It’s a one-pot meal that is quick and easy to make</i> …

Melvita The Bee Cause

<i>Melvita join forces with Friends of the Earth to help raise awareness for the Bee Cause campaign.</i> <i></i><p>With pesticides and disease increasing as well as …