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Gardening Etcetera: Flagstaff’s Finest Vegetable Garden Tour | Local

FRANK BRANHAM “Flagstaff’s Finest Vegetable Garden Tour” will be Saturday, August 13, from 10 am to 4 pm The tour, sponsored by the Coconino County Master Gardener Association (CMGA*) and Warner’s Nursery, will feature eight gardens throughout Flagstaff. There are four residential gardens, one micro-farm, one educational garden, one community garden and one public garden. …

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Small space gardening: apartment, balcony and shady yards

Compact varieties of your favorite produce — like basil, cucumbers, tomatoes and melons — can help you get the most out of your small-space garden. BRADENTON HERALD Even if you only have a few partially shaded square feet of yard or a semi-empty spot on your apartment balcony, you have space for a garden. As …

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HOME AND GARDEN: The basics of container gardening | Home and Garden

Gardening is a rewarding hobby that has been linked to health benefits like reduced stress and improved mental well-being. Gardening can also lead to an inviting home landscape full of attractive blooms and/or delicious foods. Backyard gardens have long been planted after clearing a plot of land, tilling and amending the soil, and planting rows …

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Southern Appalachian Plant Society welcomes Chanticleer horticulturist Sunday Stories

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Plant ornamental grasses to hear nature’s music

My three favorite grasses are the miscanthus family, the pennisetum family and the carex family, writes master gardener Brian Minter. The following column was submitted to the Tri-City News from Brian Minter — master gardener, best-selling author, Order of Canada recipient and co-owner of Minter Country Garden Store. The appreciation and enjoyment of ornamental grasses …

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Minter: Sedum is the ‘late summer champion’ of the garden

The beauty of these plants is their almost year-round contribution to our gardens or containers, writes master gardener Brian Minter. The following column was submitted to the Tri-City News from Brian Minter — master gardener, best-selling author, Order of Canada recipient and co-owner of Minter Country Garden Store. Resilient, upright sedums are some of the …

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Just Melanie — Making do and feeling rich | Opinion

We are all aware of the way the world is right now… the story can be seen everywhere. There’s pain at the gas pump, food costs have escalated, there are so many challenges for doing business and even just maintaining a household. A couple of weeks ago, a middle-aged friend of mine told me “it …

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