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20+ Gift Ideas for the Gardener in Your Life this Christmas

What do you get the gardener who has everything?  Sure, tools or gardening gloves are the obvious choice, but they will probably only be appreciated by the most serious of gardeners. I’ve come up with a list of pretty and practical Christmas gifts for beginners and advanced gardeners alike, as

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Simple Tips to Easily Air-Dry Fresh Herbs at Home

Do you love cooking with a wide variety of herbs in your kitchen or use them for homemade remedies? Then you know very well how expensive herbs can be. Before I got into the whole growing and drying herbs, I used to regularly buy small quantities of a variety of

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How to Start an Indoor Herb Garden from Seeds

Starting an indoor herb garden from seed is a great way to continue gardening during the winter months when snow and cold temperatures make doing anything outdoors next to impossible.  The herbs will provide you with a hit of green, and make delicious fresh additions to your cooking. Here’s what

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Triumphs & Failures in my Garden

The harvest is underway and I’m already thinking about what worked and didn’t work this year.  There were lots of surprises this year: volunteer potatoes (that did really well despite much neglect), barely there greens and beets, peas that didn’t perform, and the wonder that is cylindrical beets.  Here’s my

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