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Spring Garden To Do List

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Garda Dibble Tool, ThinkEco2 Planter and EcoScraps Giveaway

Garden Variety has partnered with reclaimed home and garden product maker ThinkEco2 to give five lucky readers these gardening goodies.

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Most Americans Interested in Composting, Survey Finds

Most Americans say, “I’d love my community to compost…just don’t try and stick me with the bill.” Our solution: support public composting, but don’t sit and wait for it to happen. Do it yourself, right now.

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Digging It | Free-Range Chicken Gardens

Chickens are having their moment in the sun—everyone from natural foodies to sustainable permaculturists have come to appreciate all they have to offer. For many gardeners, keeping these birds is a natural outgrowth of cultivating gardens. In her book “Free-Range … Continue reading

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Digging It | EcoScraps Compost Mix

Not the usual bag of “dirt,” EcoScraps produces an honest-to-goodness soil-enriching compost. Any gardener worth their salt knows that you have to provide your soil with nutritious organic matter in order to keep it healthy, promote drainage, increase microbes and encourage … Continue reading

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Beautiful Mess | A Garden’s Return to Nature

Conventional wisdom says clean up, clear away and cover your veggie garden in winter. But as our Editor-at-Large Therese Ciesinski points out, with ornamentals, it may be best to take completely different approach.

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