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ChrstmasGnome

Missing: One Gnome Beneath a Red Hat

The holidays are all about the giving, and we love giving back to our loyal readers and customers! For a little holiday fun and giving we are launching our “Find the Gnome”contest. Our gnome beneath the red hat has gone off traipsing about the site. We need your help to bring him back where he [...]

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Garden Spotlight – November 2011

Garden Spotlight – November 2011

We hope everyone had a fabulous October and a spooky Halloween, but now November has arrived! Which gives me the great pleasure of announcing Karen Kot as our November Garden Spotlight winner!  Karen we will be getting your 100 Mixed Landscape Tulip bulbs right out to you! We hope you enjoy planting them in your [...]

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mossrocks

Featured Product: Moss Rocks!

Moss Rocks! have arrived! I am pretty excited about our newest product here at MasterGardening.com- Moss and Stone Gardens- Moss Rocks! These handmade ceramic containers are pre-planted with beautiful and lush dicranum moss that will bring a little spring to your home year round, even during the long winter months. The best part of the [...]

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Don’t Let Heavy Rains Get Your Garden Down

Don’t Let Heavy Rains Get Your Garden Down

All the rain of the past few weeks has me thinking of all the great products that help me keep the garden growing in the worst weather and those that I wish I had! While our area was luckily to have avoided the worst of Irene and Lee our garden is still a waterlogged squishy [...]

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Stink Bug

A Stink Bug Solution Has Arrived!

If you live in the Mid-Atlantic States then in the last year you have discovered a new pest wrecking havoc on your home and garden. The stink bug all but unknown to the United States until a few short years ago has spread its mass population from coast to coast with severe infestation levels throughout [...]

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Blossom End Rot

Black Bottom Tomatoes: What’s the Cause and How to Fix it

You head out into the garden to check the progress of your prized tomatoes only to find dark waterlogged spots on the bottom of the fruit. You then check your zucchini and notice the blossom end of the small fruit has shriveled and turned brown. Don’t panic!  While your plants are suffering from a disease, [...]

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Asparagus: Male vs Female

Asparagus: Male vs Female

I have been getting a lot of questions about asparagus over on our Facebook page. There seems to be some fear of the asparagus spreading and taking over the garden. Questions about what healthy asparagus plants should look like and what’s the difference between male and female plants. Well I am here to clear up [...]

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Out with the Bolting in with the Seeds

As I mentioned last week we have had some bolting greens in the community garden over the last few weeks due to record heat and no rain. Our collards were the first to go followed shortly after by the spinach. Those spring greens just couldn’t take the heat. Luckily for us temperatures have now settled [...]

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A Very ‘Green’ Greenhouse

Last week we introduced you to our friends at Grow Food, Grow Hope, a wonderful AmeriCorps* VISTA project in Wilmington, Ohio. Today the Grow Food Grow Hope VISTA volunteers are back to show you an inventive use for your plastic pop or soda bottles. Going from this      ————————————————      to this! Guest Post by: [...]

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Celebrate Father’s Day in the Garden

Every spring my dad would head out into the yard to prep his garden plot for new plantings. Our yard and garden was a point of pride and a great hobby for my father. My mother loved her flower beds but the vegetable garden and lawn were dad’s territory. He would spend endless hours tilling, [...]

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