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Gardening Matters

By Sue Odland November is the time to turn towards hearth and home, a time to reflect on our recent summer gardens, and a time to give thanks to the gardeners of the community, who go beyond their own patches of green to bring the joy of gardening to others ...

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Fall’s Last Call

By Sue Odland As leaves begin their crimson cascade, and the air turns crisp with the promise of a changing season, the garden begins its transition as well. Consider the following tips and activities to glean the most from the autumn garden. “Seeds” of the Future Even though gardeners may ...

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Tumbling Over Tomatoes

By Sue Odland Tomatoes! They're everywhere this time of year. As temperatures drop and days grow shorter, these amazing gems of the garden continue to reveal their glorious tastes and shades. This time of year can be especially gratifying for gardeners, yet it can also be challenging when faced with ...

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Second Chance Gardening

By Sue Odland   Many gardeners view the approaching fall months as a time for harvesting summer crops and closing up the garden. However, Mother Nature rewards avid gardeners with one last chance to create home-grown garden magic through second crop, or cool season planting. August is the perfect time ...

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Cooking up Summer Goodness

By Sue Odland As thoughts of lazy days at the beach and picnics under shady trees fill gardeners’ heads, how can they take a needed rest with the abundance of berries and herbs appearing in gardens, at farm stands and in local markets? Can summer sloth and blue ribbon goodness ...

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Natural Pest Defense

By Sue Odland As the heat of the summer intensifies, garden pests do too. Instead of choosing chemical pesticides to eliminate unwanted visitors in your newly planted garden, employ the wisdom of Mother Nature to provide effective natural pest control. These proven methods are simple, inexpensive and safe for your ...

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Mini-Garden Magic

By Sue Odland   Spring is finally here! A season of new beginnings, new opportunities, and new cravings for fresh greens. A store-bought salad is not the only option.  Consider planting a mini-vegetable garden to delight your body, mind, and senses!  Miniature varieties of vegetables are easy to plant, maintain, ...

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Get your Garden On!

By Sue Odland As temperatures begin to rise and the arctic cold becomes a distant memory, our thoughts turn to spending more time outdoors. Why not spend some time this year helping the planet and your health by growing your own organic fruits and vegetables? Many people find that food grown ...

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