Gardening Tips

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Sunflowers burst onto scene with new personalities
The iconoic flowers come in new colors and textures
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Blanket vegetable beds with cover crops over winter
Multi-purpose plants add nutrients, suppress weeds and much more
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Red worms eat their way through kitchen waste to produce rich soil amendment
Keeping a worm farm is an easy project
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Don’t be fooled, figs grow fine in western Oregon
Drought-tolerant plants need yearly pruning
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Butterflies need room and board to stick around in the garden
Food for both adults and caterpillars are necessary for effective habitat
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Plant fall crops while enjoying summer’s bounty
Tips on plants to grow for autumn harvest
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Birds welcome variety that comes with backyard feeders
Avoid food that comes with unnecessary fillers
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Trapped heat is deadly to garden pests
The process of solarization kills weeds, diseases and insects
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Much to gardeners’ delight mulching cuts down on weeding and watering
Materials give variety of looks and performances
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The best of new plants grab gardeners’ attention
What's in this year? The color purple, unusual vegetables and small plants