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The US supply chain is now facing two trade hurdles

Aerial view of containers sitting stacked at the Qinzhou Port on August 15, 2022 in Qinzhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China. China News Service | Getty Images Two of the major trade lanes for US shippers are under strain this peak season. The heatwave in China has shut down key manufacturing and the growing …

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Gardening where space is tight

SARAH BROWNING For the Lincoln Journal Star If you’re short on space, try your hand at creating a patio or container garden. Containers fit well on an apartment patio or balcony, as well as in larger landscapes. The key to being successful involves using large containers, a good growing media and selecting vegetables and flowering …

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Container gardening for kids | Capital City Parent

click to enlarge Container gardening is a great way to introduce kids to the pleasure of growing their own food and enhance their connection with the natural world. You don’t need a large plot of land or fancy planters to grow your own vegetables. Many types of containers can be used to grow a bounty …

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Do These Things Right Now For Your Spring Vegetable Garden

Photo: Pierre Crom (Getty Images) My porch peppers went sicko mode last year. It was my first time experimenting with apartment-friendly containers gardening, and it worked—by the end of the growing season, I had jars and jars of pickled serrano peppers to give away to friends. Now, I’m counting down the days until I can …

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Gardening doesn’t stop just because it’s fall: Some tips | Lifestyles

As summer turns to fall, the garden may seem to fade into the background. But there’s still plenty of action going on underground, so this is no time to rest. For starters, your plants still need water. Although their thirst will wane as temperatures cool, perennials, trees and shrubs in colder regions actually require extra …

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Gardening doesn’t stop just because it’s fall: Some tips | Lifestyles

As summer turns to fall, the garden may seem to fade into the background. But there’s still plenty of action going on underground, so this is no time to rest. For starters, your plants still need water. Although their thirst will wane as temperatures cool, perennials, trees and shrubs in colder regions actually require extra …

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How to Transition Your Plants Indoors for Winter

Photo: New Africa (Shutterstock) Houseplants can be finicky. That’s because when they’re growing in a pot, they don’t get the same interaction with other species or the same type of soil as outdoor plants. Try as we might, we just can’t quite mimic the environment plants have outside. But there are some things we can …

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Container gardening for kids | Capital City Parent

click to enlarge Container gardening is a great way to introduce kids to the pleasure of growing their own food and enhance their connection with the natural world. You don’t need a large plot of land or fancy planters to grow your own vegetables. Many types of containers can be used to grow a bounty …

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