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Growing Your Garden: Try your hand at some tempting tomatoes

You don’t need an acreage to grow an interesting crop of tomatoes, you just need a few large containers, a sunny spot and a little determination. My home garden is a good case in point. Over the years, the tree canopy expanded over our little vegetable patch. While the tomatoes in the back garden languished, …

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August Yarden column | News

AUGUST WEATHER According to internet weather sources, the average high temperature in August is 91⁰ and the average low is 71⁰. Average precipitation this mouth amounts to 5.71 inches, only marginally higher than July’s average. According to weatherspark.com, this we are now in “the muggier period of the year.” The muggiest day of the year …

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SOUTHERN GARDENING: Not too late to enjoy growing fall sunflowers | Lifestyles

I think sunflowers fall into the category of sunny, summer royalty. One of the most striking sunflower sights I have ever seen was while driving through North and South Dakota on the way to Sturgis and Bike Week. There were miles and miles — acres and acres — of yellow sunflowers blooming for as far …

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EDDIE SEAGLE: Right plant in right location is very critical | Lifestyles

“August is that last flicker of fun and heat before everything fades and dies. The final moments of fun before the freeze. In the winter, everything changes.” Rasmenia Massoud. “August rain—the best of the summer gone, and the new fall not yet born. The odd uneven time.” Sylvia Plath. “August is the border between summer …

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Right plant in right location is very critical News

“August is that last flicker of fun and heat before everything fades and dies. The final moments of fun before the freeze. In the winter, everything changes.” Rasmenia Massoud. “August rain—the best of the summer gone, and the new fall not yet born. The odd uneven time.” Sylvia Plath. “August is the border between summer …

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DALY: Containers are an option for those with limited space News

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Great Gardening: Some expert tips for growing your own tomatoes Home & Garden

Of all the homegrown food crops, tomatoes rule – our first choice, according to most surveys. There’s nothing like the first bite of a sun-warmed tomato from your garden. What joy it is to say, “I grew these myself!” On a farm or on a patio, there’s a place for tomatoes. Let’s get growing. Paul …

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May in the Garden is Lots of Work, but its Beauty is Worth It | Gardening

Welcome to the busiest month of the gardening year! Planting, sowing, watering, staking, mowing, fertilizing… there’s so much to do, and every time you turn around, there’s another weed! But if our gardens demand a lot from us this month, they will give back more than their share. To me, May is the most beautiful …

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