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Organic Gardening Month-to-Month Almanac
Which mulch materials are best for your garden’s needs?
Ruth Stout was the pioneer of No-Work Gardening.
Making your own seedling pots is an easy and inexpensive way to reduce your footprint
Tapping in to your garden’s circadian rhythms reveals the secret to knowing the best times to plant.
Are there safe organic herbicides to effectively control weeds?
Get the jump on spring greens by planting in fall.
Go beyond your daily horoscope and bring the Zodiac to your garden
Plant garlic in fall and harvest it in summer.
Use these clues to know for certain when a cold snap will nip your garden.
Eat fresh from the garden all winter with these quick tips for preserving your produce.
Give your peas a headstart for cold spring soil.
Improve the germination rates of your seeds
Prune your trees and shrubs to keep them healthy and attractive.
Here's a beginner's guide to plant propagation
Keep your Japanese maple looking gorgeous with these pruning tips and techniques.
Clematis is called the queen of climbing vines, but her highness needs a yearly pruning to bestow those masses of flowers. Here's how and when to do it.
The gift that keeps on giving
Refresh old potting soil so it can be reused in this season's pots
What you can do to save spring flowers from freezing temperatures, snow, and sleet.
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