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Cucumber Growing Guide

by Heather Stone Once the warm weather hits it’s time to start thinking about planting cucumbers. Nothing beats a fresh cucumber straight from the vine. Cucumbers are fairly easy to grow and are an excellent choice for the new gardener.   How to Grow Cucumbers are very frost tender so don’t plant seed or transplant […]

 

BRING MORE SWEET SMELLS INTO YOUR LIFE

By Engrid Winslow Do gardeners love fragrance because they are gardeners or are they gardening because they enjoy fragrance? It’s sort of a “chicken and the egg” concept, but no gardener can deny that growing plants is a sensory experience. Whether it’s brushing against basil or tomatoes while harvesting or inhaling the smell of a […]

 

A TRIO OF MORNING GLORIES TO WELCOME SPRING

By Engrid Winslow Morning Glories are one of the easiest annuals to start from seed. In some areas, they will re-seed from last years dropped seed and some varieties may even be perennial in mild climates. After an overnight soak in water, plant the seeds about 1/2 inch deep and then stand back and watch! […]