GARDEN

Water Works | Collect Rain for Garden Use

Are you looking for a way to make both your yard and wallet greener? Make a small investment in a rain barrel, a savings-savvy and eco-friendly resource for your home ...
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Garden Stars | Homegrown Tomatoes

Tomatoes are the passion of many a home gardener. Once you’ve gotten a taste for homegrown tomatoes fresh off the vine, it’s hard to go back to the supermarket produce ...
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All Aflutter | Beckon Butterflies to Your Grand Garden Resort

There are plenty of insects that aren’t welcome in our yards, and we certainly spend enough time and money to make sure they don’t intrude and ruin all of our ...
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Lovin’ Life in the Mountains! | Historic Garden Day

January, February, March and April showers are sure to have secured an outstanding May of flora and fauna. There is no better way to slough off the slow crawl of ...
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Garden Nooks that Spark Joy | Tiny Retreats and Outdoor Follies

What do the popularity of online shopping, home food delivery businesses, telecommuting and culture’s newfound focus on wellness have in common? They all represent a growing lifestyle trend of “staying ...
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Sound Off to Spring | The Comely Daffodil is the Season’s Trumpeter

Every year, even before the calendar signals the spring equinox, I look out into my backyard and see a spot of yellow, just sprung to life from beneath the brown, ...
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Digging In | A Kitchen Garden Primer

Gardening provides a fun and creative outlet for central Virginians and a great reason to get outside for fresh air and exercise. While some enjoy gardening as a hobby, others ...
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Master Gardeners 2.0 |What Does Your Garden Grow?

Master Gardener—the title sounds exclusive, but speaking with one is actually like talking to a good friend. Master Gardeners are educated to help you. “We solve puzzles,” says Master Gardener ...
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