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Bee Balm - Johnny's Selected Seeds

Flowers That Attract Bees to Your Vegetable Garden
Karen shares some flowers and herbs you'll want to plant in or near your vegetable garden.

Time to Put the Peas In
Erin shares some reasons why you should be planting peas in your garden today.

Seedlings Everywhere
Sheila describes how she uses old milk jugs for starting her seedlings. 

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At the swimming hole in summer

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Making Molasses on the Family Farm

A Missouri woman recalls making molasses from sugar cane as a cash crop for her family farm.
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