Easy to Build Outdoor Cedar Planter

Outdoor planters are a great way to spruce up your yard or patio. At garden centers they can be expensive and, frankly, a little boring to look at. In this v...

Taking Care of your Potted Plants - Tall Outdoor Planters


For the avid gardener, the limitations of space are never an issue. Even if you are an apartment dweller, it is not too difficult to indulge in your hobby- use containers for plants, herbs or summer blossoms. Whether its pots, barrels, baskets or tubs, anything that will hold soil can be used to grow your garden right on your window sill or balcony. While the basics of gardening remain...

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Once "extinct" Shmoon are collectible today

Q: Grand Rapids Desk Co. made our mahogany ... From 1911 to 1971, the Angus Hotel occupied a Victorian apartment building built in 1887 at the corner of Selby and Western avenues just west of downtown St. Paul. The fact that your desk may have been used ...

Replant your garden in July with fast-growing crops

But even if you don’t have corn, you can use July to plant quick-growing flowers and vegetables in time to finish before frost. After you pick early-maturing vegetables such as bush beans ... in large pots. For containers, try Bush Crop or Spacemaster ...

Feeding the vegetables that feed us

Today, at least 44 states and several Canadian provinces have networks in place for Plant a Row. The PAR program here in and around Ottawa was initiated by Gail and Marvin Graunke. Gail, a U of I Master Gardener, and husband Marvin, along with many other ...

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