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Attracting Birds With a Platform Feeder

Meghan Shinn | November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

A platform-style bird feeder will attract many kinds of birds, including cardinals, blue jays, grosbeaks and sparrows. Platform, or tray, feeders offer seed on an open, flat surface usually mounted on a pole. Seed can become wet in a platform …

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Grow Korean Fir for Its Purple Cones and Evergreen Needles

Virtues:  We love Korean fir (Abies koreana) for its distinctive purple cones that add interest alongside its silvery green needles. This relatively small conifer fits better in most garden than many other evergreen tree options. Common name: Korean fir Botanical …
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Herbs are easy to grow, not prone to garden pests or diseases, and make fantastic complements to the veggies you grow and meals you prepare. But maybe you’ve had trouble growing your own in the past? Or maybe it seems easier to buy herbs at the grocery store or market – truthfully, though, those fresh herb pots are rarely really fresh. If you’ve never grown your own herbs, or want to try again, this starter collection makes it easy – and affordable! With this kit you’ll learn how to grow, preserve, and use the most popular of the culinary herbs including basil, cilantro, garlic, and more.

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Garden How-To:: Episode 15: Gro Green Organics

In this episode, Kathy Cropp talks with Adina Nance of Gro Green Organics. Adina left a career ...

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How to Dry or Freeze Your Own Herbs

Check out this video from with Patricia Boudier, Co-Owner of Peaceful ...