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Cucumber Beetles vs. Erin
Growing cucumbers can be a real challenge when the beetles get involved.

Swiss Chard
Growing Swiss chard and trying new vegetables in the kitchen.

Three Sisters Gardening
Learn about the growing method that Native Americans used for centuries.

Food & Entertaining
Heart of the Home
DIY Mexican Tin Lantern

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Granddaughter Cherished Homemade Cane Pole

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Growing vegetables requires regionally specific information-what to plant, when to plant it, and when to harvest are based on climate, weather and first frost. The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gard…

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