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To continue our outdoor series, I’m going to talk about different creative planting methods for potatoes. When you start your potato plants, it’s up to you if you want to use potatoes from the market or order seed potatoes – I’ve found that there’s not much of a difference. If you want different varieties, then you should order seed potatoes.

 

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Does Rosemary Grow All Year? 

 

You can indeed grow rosemary and enjoy it all year long! Whether growing rosemary inside your home or getting ready to put it outside, we’ve got tips to make it even easier to grow all year.

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Last week, we went over the best methods to use to plant and grow peppers. This week, we will go over how to best harvest and store those peppers, along with the best time to use those peppers in your recipes. Keep in mind, best practices can vary for specialty peppers, so make sure to research your specific peppers for exact details on harvesting and storage.

 

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Now that summer is upon us, we’re all preparing for outdoor get-togethers, but you may be missing the thing that would make yours stand out--a gazebo. 

 

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Fire pits are a great way to enhance your outdoor space and bring everyone together for s’mores or relaxation! With great fire pits comes great responsibility though.

 

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Last month, we went over the ins and outs of tomatoes. We talked about how to grow tomatoes , some unique ways you can grow tomatoes and different types of tomatoes. This month, we will do the same with peppers.

 

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Over the past few weeks you might have seen parts of my three-part series on tomatoes including how to grow tomatoes and different ways you can plant tomatoes.

 

Today, we’ll go over the different types of tomatoes you can grow and what you can do with those tomatoes. We will go over heirloom tomatoes, better boy tomatoes, globe tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, roma tomatoes and pear tomatoes.

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In my last post we went over the best practices for growing tomatoes to the optimal size, shape, color and taste. There is, however, different ways you can accomplish the same task.

 

You don’t need the conventional garden setup to grow tomatoes, and it is often better to be more creative with your setup. Tomatoes are one of the most ambiguous fruits you can grow. Read on to find out 5 unique ways to grow tomatoes this Summer!

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Last week in How to Create the Perfect Patio I talked about the importance of the setup of your patio and a few key points, so this week I will be continuing our outdoor series by going into more detail on jazzing up your patio with lighting accessories!

 

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Topics: Lawn and Garden, Decor and Design

I can’t think of one good thing about poison ivy, poison oak or sumac plants. Though eradicating them is difficult, getting rid of these evil weeds from most places in your yard will benefit your whole family! Even if you know how to avoid it, your pets, kids or even your spouse can get the oil and pass it on to you. 

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