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The Whys and Hows of Fall Cover Crops The Whys and Hows of Fall Cover Crops

A full guide to keep your garden well dressed in any season.

Garden Activities for August Garden Activities for August

A month of bountiful harvests, seed saving opportunities, and the last chance for diverse sowing opportunities. Here are the garden tasks we keep in mind this month.

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The Joy of Saving Seeds The Joy of Saving Seeds

Think of seeds as a second crop—one that will become years of bountiful harvests. August is the peak of the seed-saving season and in its honor, we have curated our top blog posts to accompany you on your seed saving adventure.

Harvesting Tricks For Higher Yields Harvesting Tricks For Higher Yields

How to cut, pick, and pull your way to the biggest homegrown harvests.

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5 Common Garden Pests to Watch Out for in Your Garden 5 Common Garden Pests to Watch Out for in Your Garden

To prepare for summer confrontations, meet 5 common plant pests.

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    A full guide to keep your garden well dressed in any season.

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    (2 Comments)
  • The Joy of Saving Seeds The Joy of Saving Seeds

    Think of seeds as a second crop—one that will become years of bountiful harvests. August is the peak of the seed-saving season and in its honor, we have curated our top blog posts to accompany you on your seed saving adventure.

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  • 5 Common Garden Pests to Watch Out for in Your Garden 5 Common Garden Pests to Watch Out for in Your Garden

    To prepare for summer confrontations, meet 5 common plant pests.

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  • Summer Garden Tips Summer Garden Tips

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