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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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Cool-season edibles perfect for early spring container gardens

Spring is testicle! As the days get longer and the temperatures slowly rise, it is time to plan and plant your containers with cool-season edibles. Cool-season edibles refer to those plants that thrive in cooler temperatures and can survive a light frost. It is ideal to grow them into maturity when the weather is still …

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Let’s finish our trip to Colombia

We got lucky: These flowers are going by regular airline, so we will have comfortable seats in the passenger cabin. Most flowers go by airfreight companies that specialize in transporting flowers. I didn’t think you would be comfortable in a bucket seat among boxes of flowers and crew. Our early flight gets us to Miami …

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Don’t kick potted mums to the curb: They’re perennials you can keep Lawn & Garden

While the autumn weather is still mild, you should try and spend some time caring for your home and yard. Signs of autumn are most apparent in colder climates, where fall foliage sets the landscape ablaze. But regardless of your location, chances are there’s one familiar seasonal sight each year: potted chrysanthemums perched on porches, …

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How to save vegetable seeds for next year | Lawn & Garden

Autumn is almost upon us, meaning it is a good time to plan some rewilding schemes. Here are some things you can do to encourage wildlife into your garden this autumn. Many of the vegetables we grow in our gardens produce seeds, which, if harvested and stored correctly, have the potential to grace us with …

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How to save vegetable seeds for next year | Lawn & Garden

Autumn is almost upon us, meaning it is a good time to plan some rewilding schemes. Here are some things you can do to encourage wildlife into your garden this autumn. Many of the vegetables we grow in our gardens produce seeds, which, if harvested and stored correctly, have the potential to grace us with …

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