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IT’S BUMBLEBEE BONANZA TIME

  By: Engrid Winslow Bumblebees pollinate many of our food crops and garden flowers which means the conservation of the species is vital to our ecology. Some species of Bumblebees are true American natives and are most commonly found in northern climates and higher elevations. Nearly all of the estimated 250 species live in the […]

 

Three Types of Vegetable Trellises You Can Build Yourself

by Sam Doll Spring is just around the corner. That means that it is time to start getting your garden prepped for the growing season! You’re probably busy cleaning, ordering, and planning your garden before you need to worry about getting those seeds in the ground. One DIY project you should consider is building your […]

 

Let’s Celebrate Pumpkins! 2019 Year of the Pumpkin

by Heather Stone When you hear the word pumpkin what comes to mind first? Is it autumn, Halloween, jack-o-lanterns, pumpkin pie or pumpkin spice latte perhaps. There are so many things to love about pumpkins. They are fun to grow and fun to eat. This year the National Garden Bureau named 2019 The Year of […]