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Discover the many varieties of winter squash available and learn the best way to cook them in this guide to demystifying winter squash.

What the Heck is That?! Your Guide to Delicious Winter Squash

Don’t be intimidated by those weird and wonderful winter squash! Fanciful shapes, stripes, bumps, and warts, these gorgeous vegetables are as tasty as they are pretty.  If your only winter squash experience is pumpkin pie, it’s time to try something new. There are many varieties of winter squash available that are versatile, healthy, and delicious. The next time you are out …

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A great guide to growing figs in the home garden and why you should

A Guide for Growing Figs in the Home Garden (and It’s So Worth It!)

Figs are one of my favorite fruits. Not only are they delicious, but they are also an attractive plant that adds interest to a garden. In the right climate, growing figs is fairly simple. However, in other areas they can be a bit finicky. In fact, I have a  10-year old Brown Turkey fig tree and this is the first …

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Fragrant Flowers List Lilac

Grow These 10 Fragrant Flowers For a Heavenly Smelling Garden

The garden experience can reach all of the senses, but my favorite is aroma. Among hosts of other pleasant garden scents, some of the first to come to mind are those of flowers. The thing is, not all flowers offers a scent. If you are gardening just for the smell of it, here is my top ten wonderfully scented flowers. …

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Propagation By Cuttings

Propagate Plants From Cuttings and Save Hundreds of Dollars (Heck, You Could Even Make Money!)

Once you get the gardening bug, you are going to want more. More flowers, vegetables, shrubs, or just about anything you can grow. Unless you have an unlimited budget to buy your heart’s content, all those plants will start to add up quickly. Never fear, there is an option to satisfy your gardening habit while saving you hundreds of dollars: …

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Blue Ball Hydrangea

The Essential Guide to Hydrangeas

What’s not to love about hydrangeas? These showy shrubs are the delight of summer blooms. They are long-living shrubs that bloom most of the summer and well into fall. Here is a guide to all things hydrangea: a description of the different types, how to change their color, drying projects, and more! Type of Hydrangeas Most Hydrangeas prefer moist, rich …

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How To Make A Pedestal Bird Feeder Out Of A Terracotta Flower Pot

Put Backyard Birds on a Pedestal with this Flower Pot Bird Feeder

My family adores bird watching. We have multiple feeders around our yard so we can enjoy the watching the birds flit around the feeder and grab a snack. Sipping your morning coffee while watching the birds visit the feeders is both meditative and amusing. Even more so with this pretty pedestal flower pot bird feeder I made. I’ve seen terracotta bird feeders …

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