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How To Grow Ornamental Cabbage For Amazing Fall Color In Pots & Beds

Growing ornamental cabbage is a great way to bring unique color to your Autumn landscape. Not only are they perfect for brightening up containers, pots, but flowerbeds too! These annual plants truly are the perfect choice for adding late season color and foliage. Not only can the cabbages flourish in the cool fall temperatures, they …

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Preserving Pumpkins – How To Make Pumpkins Last Longer, Carved or Not!

So just exactly what is the best way to preserve a pumpkin? And what about when it’s carved? Nothing helps create a perfect autumn display like a few pumpkins thrown in the mix! Whether left natural, painted brightly with an autumn theme, or even carved into ghostly shapes, fall just wouldn’t be the same without …

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How To Plant A Fall Cover Crop In Your Garden – Recharge Your Soil!

There is no more simple and powerful way to re-energize your garden’s soil than by planting a fall cover crop. And you might just be amazed at just how easy it is to do! Cover crops provide a long list of benefits to tired garden soil. See: The Amazing Benefits of Planting a Fall Cover …

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3 Simple Tricks To Keep Your Mums Blooming Longer This Fall!

Looking for a way to keep those gorgeous mums blooming longer? Without a doubt, mums are the go-to plant for fall decorating. They add amazing color, texture and vibrancy to autumn displays like no other plant can. But unfortunately, their blooms just never seem to last quite long enough. Especially when you consider how expensive …

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How To Harvest, Cure And Store Garlic This Summer – And Replant This Fall!

Summer is here, and that means it is time to harvest, cure and store the garlic that was planted last fall. And, that means its also time to select the best bulbs from the harvest to plant again this fall! Hardneck garlic is a wonderfully simple and delicious crop to grow in the home garden. …

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The Amazing Benefits Of Planting A Fall Garden Cover Crop

When it comes to rejuvenating your garden’s soil and health, it’s hard to beat the power of a Fall garden cover crop! So what exactly is a garden cover crop? It is the planting of a grain or legume crop for the sole benefit of giving back nutrients to the soil. Cover crop choices such as …

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Growing Garlic – How To Plant Hardneck Garlic This Fall!

When it comes to growing garlic, fall is the time to make it happen! Especially if you love traditional hardneck garlic. There are two main types of garlic, softneck and hardneck. For fall planting in most climates – hardneck is the go-to choice. Softneck varieties are best grown in warm, mild climates. They can be …

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Planting Fall Onions – How To Plant For A Great Harvest Next Year!

Planting fall onions is a great way to have an earlier crop of larger, more robust onions early next summer! Planting in the fall allows onions to easily become established in the cool temperatures of autumn. The bulbs then go dormant for winter, and come back to life in early spring. That late fall growth …

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Growing Onions – How To Plant, Maintain and Harvest A Great Crop

Growing onions in your garden can be a great way to add wonderful flavor to all types of homemade soups, sauces and dishes. Even better, onions are one of the easiest crops to plant and maintain! They require little space, little long-term maintenance, and are simple to harvest and store. Let’s take a look at …

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