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5 Tips for Luring Ladybugs

Ladybugs are good for gardens, but many gardeners don’t know how to keep them around. Here are tips for doing that.

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5 Things You Can Do With Bolted Lettuce

Don’t give up on your lettuce when it bolts. These ideas for what to do with bolted lettuce will breathe new life into spent vegetable plants.

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How to Delay Bolting of Your Spring Greens

Tricking cool-season greens into believing it’s not quite summer is essential to learning how to delay bolting and extend the harvest of these plants. Learn five ways you can delay bolting.

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Grow the Best Peppers for Patio Pots

You can grow most vegetables in pots, but few as easily as peppers. Though any variety will succeed, these peppers for patio pots are the best ones—flavorful, fun and productive.

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Learn the Basics of Trench Composting

This practice of making compost in the ground has existed for a long time, but it’s new to many people. Here’s how trench composting works.

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The 7 Best Perennial Herbs for the Farm Garden

Perennial herbs are excellent additions to the landscape. They offer repeated harvests over many years, and they’re lovely plants. Meet some exceptional perennial herbs.