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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

How to savor summer with grilled corn and herbs
Theresa Loe | 1 Comments
 

grilled corn fresh from the garden

Can you believe the end of summer is already here? Well, my garden can’t! It is still in “high production” mode! I can hardly keep up with all the tomatoes, peppers, herbs and corn that are growing out of control.

Homegrown corn gives you a level of flavor that you just can’t get anywhere else, except....

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Thursday, August 16, 2012

Our school garden is sprouting more than just veggies!
West End IB World School | 3 Comments
 

West End Middle School School Garden

Thanks to Burpee Home Gardens and the “I Can Grow” Youth Garden Award, West End IB World School students, teachers and parents had another successful gardening season!

This past April, students planted a variety of tomatoes, eggplant, okra, green beans, zucchini, wat....

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Monday, August 06, 2012

Pass the weeds, please!
Tiffany Heater | 1 Comments
 

I’ve been a gardener for more than 20 years, and during that time I’ve heard all sorts of ways to describe weeds. “A plant out of place,” “An herbaceous pest,” “A plant that has mastered every means of survival except for growing in rows.”

The definition I tend to quote all the time is from Ralph Waldo Emerson, who said “A weed is a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.” I try to pull weeds by this mantra, and more....

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Friday, August 03, 2012

Refreshing infused water recipe
Burpee Home Gardens | 1 Comments
 

With the heat of summer still raging on, it's important to stay hydrated. But if you want to add a little garden flavor to your drink, try sampling these delicious infused water recipes below. They're great refreshments to serve to party guests, too.

Cucumber Mint Infused Spa Water
Ingredients PER GALLO....

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