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Give the Birds Shelter

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Creating a winter habitat for the birds is a lot easier than you may think. Provide the basics and the birds will grace your back yard throughout the winter. Be consistent Just like you, birds require daily food, water, shelter …

Smart Gardening Online Workshops

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Horticulture presents four new FREE online workshops for 2016. Spring Ahead with Cool-Season Flowers with flower farmer Lisa Ziegler. Learn about growing hardy annual flowers such as snapdragons, sweet peas, bells of Ireland and other spring beauties that are favorites …

Fall Perennial Gardening Basics 101

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Your garden is still growing—especially your perennials. The steps you take now, in the fall garden, will provide for a more rewarding garden come spring. Now is the time to tend to your perennials and perennial beds. Fluff the mulch. …

Smart Gardening Online Workshops

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Registration is now open for Horticulture’s 2016 series of Smart Gardening Online Workshops! Among them, Kate Copsey presents The Downsized Veggie Garden: How to Garden Small Wherever You Live, Whatever Your Space. In this new smart gardening online workshop you will …

Why This Works – Garden Design

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Curved garden beds are elegant. They provide movement in the garden, gently guiding your eyes and your feet as you explore. They remain visible, even in the winter. The curve of the garden bed can be created by the contours …

Attracting Birds Starts With Fresh Water

Bird Bath Horticulture

In the summer, when food supplies are abundant, what birds need most is fresh, safe-to-access water for drinking and bathing. Traditional birdbaths look good in the garden, but are not necessarily the birds’ first choice. In natural settings, birds drink …

Growing Cool-Season Edible

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Cool-Season Crops: • Thrive when daytime temperatures are between 65 – 80 degrees and the nighttime temperatures stay above 40 degrees. • Many cool-season vegetables can tolerate a light frost. • Plant cool-season seedlings 2 to 4 weeks before the …