Forget the old-fashioned advice that you need full sun to grow a vegetable garden. There are lots of crops like broccoli, beans, and spinach that can grow just fine with part-sun or shade during the … [Read more...]
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Explore these garden fence decorations to get ideas for your outdoor space. Transform a plain fence and dress up your yard with creative wall hangings, art, and repurposed décor. Want more privacy? … [Read more...]
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While it is possible to ripen green tomatoes off the vine in a paper bag or on a warm windowsill, success depends on the type of tomato, when it was picked, and the conditions you provide. If you … [Read more...]