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Winning ways to ripen tomatoes

What’s black and white and red all over? Tomatoes wrapped in newspapers. All joking aside, this trick really works. Find out how your daily paper can make your tomatoes better.

3 terrific non-toxic ways to kill weeds

You wouldn’t expect a common household ingredient from your pantry to work like an expensive weedkiller, but white vinegar does. Just heat it up, pour it in a spray bottle, and take aim. It’s cheap, easy, and poison-free.

Herbs for health: 13 easy-to-grow all-stars from your garden

Save money and get super health benefits by growing your own herbs. It’s so easy you’ll want to plant them in every nook and cranny! Learn to cultivate patchwork plots indoors and out with You Can Garden Anywhere: 1,317 Quick & Easy Gardening Tips the Experts Don’t Want You to Know. Not only do herbs add a beautiful, natural element to your garden or home, but they make it easy to embrace a healthy living lifestyle.

Summer Planting Guide

Summer is here and now is the perfect time to start a garden or improve the one you already have! All you need are a few tools and a little expert know-how. Our handy Summer Guide has tips to boost your flower and vegetable garden, ways to improve your lawn, and the best times to water your lawn.

Shortcuts to Success With Seeds

Planting can be dirt cheap.Who says you can’t grow money? A study by Burpee Seed Company found just $50 invested in seeds and fertilizer can produce $1,250 worth of groceries each year. Think about this. At the supermarket, a single pound of spinach will set you back $3.83. But for less than a dollar, you could buy seeds and grow up to 6 pounds of spinach. Check out these expert tips to learn how gardening from seed helps you cash in on crops.