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Pruning Trees and Shrubs

Pruning Trees and Shrubs

Written by Anne Of Green Gardens Pruning Basics It’s important to learn which plants are deciduous and which are evergreen. Deciduous and evergreen plants are not only pruned differently, they are pruned at different times of the year. Take a pl...

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Winter gardening things you should not overlook

Winter gardening things you should not overlook

Written by Anne Of Green Gardens In the gardening world, winter is not considered the most exciting time of the year. In many places, snow covers the ground and gardeners stay indoors thumbing through seed catalogs dreaming about spring. However, in U...

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It’s Time to Plant Bare Root Roses and Fruit Trees!

It’s Time to Plant Bare Root Roses and Fruit Trees!

Written by Anne Of Green Gardens Winter is a great time to plant bare root fruit trees and roses. This is the most inexpensive time to acquire all the trees and roses that you’ve been dreaming about. Just remember, for every plant you want you will ne...

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Top 3 essential oils in your daily routine

Top 3 essential oils in your daily routine

Known to work wonders, essential oils contain the true essence of the plant from which they were derived. Contrary to what you'd think, they are not oily to touch, but rather a pure liquid extracted from the plant. The oils are distilled by using either...

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Prepare an awesome Pomegranate Orange Salad

Prepare an awesome Pomegranate Orange Salad

As the holidays come to and end, and the new year begins, I am always looking for a great few salads to add to my dinner rotations. Especially after all the parties and get togethers filled with so many delicious foods and amazing drinks. This salad comes to...

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Vegetables Under Glass: Greenhouses Could Bring Us Better Winter Produce

Vegetables Under Glass: Greenhouses Could Bring Us Better Winter Produce

In America, our food options are remarkably unaffected by the changing seasons. We just keep eating salad greens and tomatoes without regard to the onset of winter.In most of the country, there's little chance that the greens we eat in the late fall and wint...

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Make time in Winter to become a Pick-A-Pepper vendor

Make time in Winter to become a Pick-A-Pepper vendor

Winter is one of the best times to become a vendor on Pick-A-Pepper.com. The holidays are behind us and a new year is starting. Some good news is ahead for those in the northern tier of the contiguous U.S. that are not looking forward to the bitter chill of...

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How Organic Farming Works

How Organic Farming Works

Artificial bovine growth hormone -- rBGH. Partially hydrogenated. Monosaturated fat. Low fat. Reduced fat. As if label deciphering wasn't already difficult, we're now facing down labels claiming a variety of organic messages, many with happy, smiling cartoon...

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Winter Vegetables

Winter Vegetables

With the cooler temperatures coming, it doesn’t have to be a time to forgo any of your favorite organic produce. In fact, it’s a great time to try some new winter seasonal vegetables and try out some new recipes!   Winter is the time for so...

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10 Homemade Christmas Ideas

10 Homemade Christmas Ideas

 It’s that time of year where our budgets are stretched thin and we are looking for simple, homemade ideas for gift giving. There are lots of great ways to use items from your garden or even the local farmer’s market to make and give this ho...

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