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6 keys to starting a garden

Published March 4, 2015

When it comes to starting a garden, here are six keys that will help you on your journey in gardening.

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Melinda Myers' simple steps to successful seed starting

Published Feb. 28, 2015

Get a jump on the growing season by starting your favorite or hard-to-find plants indoors from seeds. Starting hard-to-find plants, like many of the heirloom or newly introduced varieties, from seed may be the only way you will be able to add these to your garden. Plus, you'll be extending the growing season and bringing the fun of gardening indoors. All you need is a little space, a few supplies and of course seeds to get started.

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Growing your gardening seed knowledge

Published Feb. 16, 2015

For gardeners, beginner or advanced, there are many types of seeds to pick from each spring. With all those different varieties, they all fall into three different categories: heirloom, organic and hybrid. When you see this on a seed package, you may wonder what they mean and is one better than the other. The answer is really based on what your intentions are.

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Starting your garden off on the right foot

Published Jan. 17, 2015

When we garden, we want to do the least amount of work and get the most out of it. There is nothing wrong with this so getting off on the right foot means everything then. But how can we do this? Here are a few tips that can be followed that can greatly enhance your success rate in your garden and grow room.

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Ward demonstrates there's nothing jarring about food preservation

Published Jan. 4, 2015

Bay View's Christina Ward is a Master Food Preserver which basically means she's an expert in canning food. But the practice goes way beyond what one might think. For Ward, it also involves foraging, community healing and the reclaiming of a practice that was once dismissed as "woman's work."

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