kid gardening with father
Outdoors / The Gardening Guy

Gardening with kids

Aim for more fun, less weeding OK, all you parents and grandparents, it’s time to garden with your beloved little […]

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A spring in my step

Blooms that make me happy Spring puts a spring in my step, quite literally. I bounce out of the house […]

Catching Japanese beetles with a milk jug and soapy water
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Insects with benefits

Most species aren’t as bad as you think It’s spring, and insects are hatching, flying and munching. Contrary to what […]

2 pints of stawberries
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Berry sweet

Now’s the time to buy your strawberry plants Traditionally, June is the month for eating strawberries. But you can, in […]

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Spring allergy season

Which plants are making you sneeze If you suffer from spring allergies, this would be a good time to know […]

blue birdbath in brush
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A time to reflect

Contemplating potential garden improvements This is a good time to look carefully at your garden, and to decide what you […]

Blue bird house
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Feed the birds

How growing native trees and shrubs can help By now birds are finding their own food and have less need […]

Row cover with hoops helps to keep insects off and keep plants warm
Outdoors / The Gardening Guy

Spring planting

Frost, soil, drainage and other considerations I know some gardeners who plant their potatoes or tomatoes in the garden on […]

yellow flowers sprouting
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Stems, branches and weeds

How to create early spring arrangements I miss being able to go to my garden and pick flowers for the […]

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Outdoors / The Gardening Guy

Get out the pruners

Your fruit trees are ready for a haircut When I was a boy I loved to climb trees. I had […]

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