Archive | April, 2010
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Composting Tips

By Teresa Odle There is no better material for your vegetables and ornamentals than compost. And it’s cheap, easy to produce and earth friendly. Like any gardening activity, it takes a little planning and work up front, but once you get going, it’s easy and productive. A helpful article on Composting 101 provides basic information. [...]

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Celebrate Earth Day with Mastergardening.com

Don’t forget to do something good for the earth today. Plant a tree, start a garden or just spend time communing with nature. We would like to make your Earth Day a little greener. Today only, save 20% on all products at Mastergardening.com! Enter the coupon code EARTH at checkout to receive this discount. This [...]

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Helping the Planet One Square Foot at a Time

By Teresa Odle Earth Day 2010 is right around the corner on April 22; it marks the 40th anniversary of the day that celebrates the birth of the environmental movement. Just like starting a garden, the idea of saving the planet seems overwhelming. But you don’t have to organize an event or change your entire [...]

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The Need For Seed

By Teresa Odle The best and easiest part of a home garden is choosing and buying vegetable seeds. It’s like shopping for food; don’t do it when you’re hungry. It’s best to plan your garden a little, but not get too hung up on the details or the next thing you know, it’s late June [...]

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Growing Your Own Food—Now That’s a Victory!

During WWII, nearly 20 million Americans planted Victory Gardens because fruits and vegetables weren’t available. Today, it’s more about using our own yards and patios to grow food for our families, sort of a return to the past and a way to save natural resources. I also grow my own food because of taste and [...]

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On Master Gardening

By Teresa Odle Every gardener has questions. How many times have you struck up a conversation with a neighbor or co-worker about a gardening triumph or more likely a problem? Gardening can be frustrating but always fun and rewarding. I didn’t pay much attention to it as a child, even though my mother was a [...]

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