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Prune Apple Trees for Easier Orchard Mowing

An orchard full of mature apple trees is quite pleasant, but low-hanging branches can complicate or prevent mowing. A little pruning can make a big difference.

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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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Dedicate Individual Gardens to Herbs

You can plant separate gardens of herbs in different categories, including medicinal, tea and kitchen herbs. Here’s what I’ve done.