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How to Dry Seeds: 3 Techniques for Success

Saving your own seeds saves money and lets you always grow your favorite varieties. Learn how to dry seeds before storing them for use in next year’s garden.

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Saving Herb Seeds

Saving herb seeds is fun and easy, and it can save you a lot of money. Follow this step-by-step guide to harvest and store herb seeds from your garden.

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4 Ways to Keep Melons Off the Ground

Don’t let your melons rot. Use one of these farmer-tested techniques to keep melons off the ground and away from soil, diseases and pests.

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Winter Moths: A Pest Worth Watching

Winter moths are a common pest in much of New England and parts of the Pacific Northwest. Learn how to ID this insect and limit its feeding damage.

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7 Cottage Plants for Your Farm Garden

If you lack time or energy for gardening, grow cottage plants. These low-maintenance, free-blooming plants require little care and bring lots of color all season.

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Use Gray-Leaved Perennials to Make Your Garden Shine

Add texture and interest to your garden with this selection of gray-leaved perennials. Use them in the garden for a great visual effect and discover why so many gray perennials are deer-resistant, too.