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Whether you’re an experienced gardening hand or just getting started, there’s always something new to learn. “Get Growing” is filled with information to help you cultivate your perfect landscape.

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These articles are filled with environmentally-friendly tips and how-to’s for growing everything from petunias to perennials; from native plants to eggplant. Stop by whenever you’re looking for proven growing methods, friendly advice or inspiration.

Featured Articles by Jodi Torpey

Go Out on a Limb and Plant a Tree
If you’re looking for a cool way to fight global warming, plant a tree. When you plant a tree on Earth Day, you can reduce the impact of a warmer climate…

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Chocolate Lovers Unite
The light brown seeds of the Chocolate Flower barely hint at the blossoms that wait inside. These little pods hold the promise of a deliciously fragrant flower that smells good enough to eat…

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Eggplant Secrets are Easy to Crack
With more than 30 years of experience growing organic vegetable, Connie Zweck knows beans about eggplant. Zweck Fresh Vegetables and Flowers is a USDA Certified farm in Longmont, Colo., where Connie and husband Tom grow familiar favorites on their 17 acres…

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Green Gardening Refers to More Than the Leaves
If you’re searching for the secret to lusher lawns and healthier gardens, look no farther than your kitchen cabinets. It turns out what’s good for you is good for your plants, too…

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Strike Gold with Sunflowers
Last summer my garden overflowed with a special kind of sunshine. Dozens of sunflowers greeted me each day and the variety of their cheerful sunny faces was dazzling…

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