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Entries Tagged as 'Garden Variety'

Fight back against plant diseases

June 27th, 2011 · No Comments · Garden Variety

Jennifer Beaver Columnist From late February through May, my garden enjoys a honeymoon period. The blooms are perky, the leaves are green and sturdy, and I convince myself that this is the year that I will have one of those always-beautiful self-sustaining gardens you read about in glossy magazines. Well, the honeymoon is over. I […]

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Pick your sun spots

May 27th, 2011 · No Comments · Garden Variety

By Jennifer E.Beaver Columnist I was never all that fond of beets until I had trouble growing them in my little raised bed garden. Then I wanted them passionately.

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Sunday in the garden

May 13th, 2011 · No Comments · Garden Variety

By Jennifer E. Beaver Columnist Sunday is my favorite day in the garden. Okay, some weeks it’s my only day in the garden. After a quick look at the paper, I put the world’s problems behind me and set out for the front yard.

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A garden grab bag

April 8th, 2011 · No Comments · Garden Variety

By Jennifer E. Beaver Columnist Every gardener is getting itchy to go out and play. Following are a few tips and tricks to help you welcome spring and get more out of your garden all year.

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Tomato passion needs warmth to grow

March 18th, 2011 · No Comments · Garden Variety

By Jennifer E. Beaver Columnist Lust for America’s favorite garden edible struck early this year.

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