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Keeping the Garden Weed-Free

As everyone is finishing planting their gardens, their attention turns to controlling the weeds. Unfortunately, this is backwards, we need to focus on garden weed control before the first seed is planted. All this was brought to mind, after viewing a large local vegetable garden, where the gardener was focused on getting plants in the ground. Yet, weeds were growing on the earlier plant...

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Burgers: Summer Cooking

Did you clean your grill for the season? If not, get to it soon. (Or maybe your oven needs cleaning.) It is National Hamburger Month! 3 Tips for Food Safety 1. Cook to Temperature. Hamb...

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Container Gardening with Succulents

It's easy to plant lots of containers when the spring weather is relatively mild. But when the heat of summer finally hits, container gardening can become more a chore than a joy. It's not uncommon to need to water containers twice a day, in the morning and at night when the temperature soars. If you're like me and you tend to plant "just one more" container each spring, you may find yourself o...

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