Monthly Archives: June 2019

Bay-Wise Gardening Tips to Preserve the Chesapeake Bay

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Did you know that stormwater runoff, water that reaches the bay after a rainstorm, is actually a huge cause of ocean pollution? This water carries litter, pet waste, sediment, excess nutrients, and chemicals into the …

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The Ins and Outs of Composting

The Ins and Outs of Composting

One of the best steps you can take to improve your garden this year is composting. It allows you to turn kitchen scraps like banana peels, eggshells, garden clippings, and trimmings into valuable organic matter that improves the soil in your garden. Composting helps the environment, too!

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Some Like it Hot! Best Vegetables to Grow in the Heat

Best Vegetables to Grow in the Summer Heat

Summer may be thought of as gardening season, but for certain vegetables, midsummer is just too hot. Veggies like broccoli, spinach, and lettuce, as well as herbs such as cilantro and parsley, love the cool, …

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How to Plant a Pizza Garden

Plant Your Own Pizza Garden

You don’t have to live on a farm to grow your own food. A new trend called food-scaping combines edible gardening and landscaping to maximize beauty and productivity. If you’re new to food-scaping, a pizza …

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Introduce Your Kids to Gardening with 7 Unusual Plants

Introduce Kids to Gardening with Unusual Plants

“Plant a garden!” might not be the first thing your kids say when you ask them what they want to do on a Saturday afternoon, but it can be fun, and it has great benefits!  

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5 Herbs You Can Grow & Use at Your Next BBQ

5 Herbs Next BBQ

Homegrown herbs are a great way to make any backyard bbq special. They add a lot of flavor to your cooking and are sure to impress your guests!

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