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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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7 Materials That Make Great Garden Mulch

Mulch can improve garden soil and also limit weeds. Here are a number of materials that make good mulch, their pros and cons, and where you can get them.