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List of Vegetables You Can Grow in Winter

As fall and winter approach, summer crops produce their final yield of the year. If your garden usually sits empty through winter, this is the year to make those cold days count. A wide variety…

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How To Grow Tomatoes And Potatoes On The Same Plant

How To Grow Tomatoes And Potatoes On The Same Plant Tomato plants and potato plants are both members of the Solanaceae, or nightshade, family and can be grafted together to form what is cleverly referred…

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Avocado Consumption Increases Cognitive Health and Eyesight

Consuming one fresh avocado per day may lead to improved cognitive function in healthy older adults due to increased lutein levels in the brain and eye, according to new research published in the journal Nutrients. The…

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Repel Mosquitoes by Growing These Plants!

If your region is currently in its warm/wet season, you have likely swatted away more than your fair share of the dreaded blood-sucking mosquito. They’re not only annoying–insistent on interrupting your campfire fun and producing…

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8 Common Medicinal Trees You Should Be Growing

Tree medicines have an advantage over fresh herbs in that they can be harvested year-round. There are several prevalent varieties that grow in North America whose roots, leaves, bark, or twigs can be used to…

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7 Ways To Keep Snakes Out of Your Home and Garden

Though they are usually harmless, snakes trigger a deep-rooted fear in most people unmatched by any other type of animal. Even other wild animals identify snakes as a special kind of threat; many species have…

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10 DIY Patio and Garden Swings

If you have a garden, back or front yard, a vacant porch, or patio, why not decorate it with a swing. I love to sit outside in the evening, especially when the weather is good. You…

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20 Creative Ways to Use Cinder Blocks in Your Home and Garden

The humble cinder block they are relatively easy to come by and incredibly versatile, these hunks of concrete can do great things. From modern outdoor planter walls to industrial coffee tables. As you can see, they’re perfect…

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Plantain: The Pharmacy in the Sidewalks

Every spring, summer, and fall you can find this little plant right there in the cracks of the sidewalk, mixed in with the dandelions and somehow always staying alive no matter how many times it…

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