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How to Overwinter Dahlias in Cold Climates

Dahlias are arguably one of the most beautiful cut flowers to grow, but they can be one of the trickiest to overwinter in cold climates, such as my zone 3 garden in the Canadian Prairies. If not stored properly, dahlia tubers can either rot or dry out–destroying your precious dahlias!!

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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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What’s it Like to Downsize to a smaller house?

My husband and I have owned 4 different houses in our 10 years of marriage. Yes, we are crazy. Like most people, we started out in a smaller 1000 sqft home, moved up to 1250, and then up again to 1350. We realized that we were only really using half

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Kristen

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Hi, I'm Kristen and I help new gardeners learn to grow their own vegetables and beautify their yards. I also share recipes that use all that delicious garden produce. Grab a coffee (and your gardening gloves) and join me for gardening tips, simple recipes, and the occasional DIY, all from the lovely city of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

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