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Recipe: Traditional Irish Corned Beef & Cabbage
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Recipe: Traditional Irish Corned Beef & Cabbage

Corned Beef (baked) 3 pounds corned beef (in the package) 10 whole cloves 1/4 cup of hot sweet honey mustard...
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Five Reasons Why Homegrown Produce Tastes Better
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Five Reasons Why Homegrown Produce Tastes Better

Let’s face it: a homegrown tomato tastes better than one from the supermarket. It’s not simply a state of mind....
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Hybrids versus Heirlooms (and the Truth About GMOs)
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Hybrids versus Heirlooms (and the Truth About GMOs)

For many people, a tomato is a tomato. As long as it meets the three criteria—ripe, round and red—they're happy...
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Drying Hydrangeas: Preserving Summer Beauty
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Drying Hydrangeas: Preserving Summer Beauty

If you are from the South, I am sure that you are familiar with hydrangeas.  For many years people have...
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Hydrangea Care and Pruning—A Mystery Solved!
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Hydrangea Care and Pruning—A Mystery Solved!

Hydrangeas have been a southern landscape staple for generations. With their beautiful iconic blooms and a wide assortment of shapes...
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How to Prune Tomatoes for a Higher Fruit Yield
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How to Prune Tomatoes for a Higher Fruit Yield

Tomatoes have been a long-time favorite of gardeners everywhere. Even those who do not fancy themselves as gardeners have grown...
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How to Grow Great Tomatoes
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How to Grow Great Tomatoes

Growing tomatoes should come easy, right? Not for everyone. You may have trouble getting them to grow and produce fruit...
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Spring is Getting Closer!
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Spring is Getting Closer!

There is still time to prepare yourself and your garden for spring. If you haven't done it yet, you need...
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Rain, Rain, and More Rain
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Rain, Rain, and More Rain

Raindrops keep falling on our heads. Be glad you couldn't hear me sing that as I typed. This winter has...
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Divide and Conquer
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Divide and Conquer

Perennials are plants that grow back every year. We love them because of their beauty and they are mostly very...
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Getting a Jumpstart on Spring
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Getting a Jumpstart on Spring

Can you imagine going to your garden in early spring and gathering vegetables for a fresh spring salad, even before...
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Show Your Garden Some Love
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Show Your Garden Some Love

  Would you believe me if I told you that Spring is almost here? Probably not. I have a hard...
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Love Your Indoor Plants
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Love Your Indoor Plants

As the winter months drag on, we as humans tend to fall into the winter doldrums. Instead of setting our...
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New Year- New Garden
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New Year- New Garden

The holidays are over. We are not hitting the stores wide open like we were for the post-holiday sales, thanks...
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Native Trees and Why We Shouldn’t Overlook Them
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Native Trees and Why We Shouldn’t Overlook Them

Everyone is talking about native plants these days. Most people do not know the difference between native and non-native plants....
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How to re-bloom your Poinsettia
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How to re-bloom your Poinsettia

Check out this useful information about re-blooming your poinsettias visit  https://mitchellsearthnotes.blogspot.com/2019/10/how-to-get-your-poinsettias-to-re-bloom.html
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Ginkgo Biloba, An Ancient Survivor
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Ginkgo Biloba, An Ancient Survivor

What is ginkgo biloba, and why should you plant it?
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January 6, 2021

New Year- New Garden

The holidays are over. We are not hitting the stores wide open like we were for the post-holiday sales, thanks to COVID-19. So, that leaves us […]
August 29, 2020

Native Trees and Why We Shouldn’t Overlook Them

Everyone is talking about native plants these days. Most people do not know the difference between native and non-native plants. Some believe that if you see […]
October 17, 2019

How to re-bloom your Poinsettia

Check out this useful information about re-blooming your poinsettias visit  https://mitchellsearthnotes.blogspot.com/2019/10/how-to-get-your-poinsettias-to-re-bloom.html
December 29, 2018

Ginkgo Biloba, An Ancient Survivor

What is ginkgo biloba, and why should you plant it?